13 Iranian Universities are among the World’s Top Universities
According to the Shanghai Ranking 2019, universities of Harvard, Stanford and Cambridge are the world’s top 3 universities in 2019, where quality of education, faculty members, research output (publications and citations) and annual output of universities are main criteria for this ranking.
The director of the Islamic World Science Citation Center (ISC), Dr Dehghan noted that Iran with 13, Turkey with 12 and Malaysia and Egypt with 5 universities hold the top 3 rank among Islamic countries.
Similar to 2018, University of Tehran (301-400 worldwide rank) holds the 1st rank among Iranian universities. Moreover, the ranks of Sharif University of Technology and Tehran University of Medical University, was improved to 401-500 (from 501-600 in 2018), holding the 2nd and 3rd rank in Iran.