Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) of UK announced the 2013 world university rankings by subject. ODTÜ entered in the top 200 university lists in 8 subjects, while İTÜ, Bilkent, and İstanbul University were included in 5, 3, and 1 subject(s), repectively (http://www.topuniversities.com/subject-rankings).
ODTÜ is listed among the top 100 universities in 1 subject (Civil Engineering), top 150 universities in 4 subjects (Education, Electrical-Electronics Engineering, Statistics-Operations Research, Mechanical-Aeronautical-Manufacturing Engineering), and top 200 universities in 3 subjects (Economics-Econometrics, Chemical Engineering, Mathematics). With the addition of Economics-Econometrics and Mathematics, ODTÜ’s representation went up from 6 to 8 subjects this year.
ODTÜ Civil Engineering is the only representation from Turkey in the top 100 university lists.
We congratulate and thank our academic staff and units working in the abovementioned subjects.
İTÜ is listed among the top 150 universities in 3 subjects (Civil Engineering, Mechanical-Aeronautical-Manufacturing Engineering, Materials Sciences), and top 200 universities in 2 subjects (Electrical-Electronics Engineering, Chemical Engineering), while Bilkent is listed among the top 150 universities in 1 subject (Political Science-International Relations), and top 200 universities in 2 subjects (Economics-Econometrics, Philosophy). İstanbul University found a place among the top 200 universities in Law.
QS expanded its September 2012 list of top 500 world universities, and announced a list of 874 universities at its web site this month (May 2013). In addition to Bilkent and ODTÜ which were included in the 401-450 and 451-500 bands, respectively, in last year’s rankings, Sabancı, İTÜ, Koç, Hacettepe, Boğaziçi, İstanbul and Çukurova universities entered the 501-700 range in this year’s ranking (http://www.topuniversities.com/university-rankings/world-university-rankings/2012).