University Ranking by Academic Performance (URAP) Research Laboratory, under the auspices of the METU Informatics Institute, has ranked 2500 of the 4000 higher education institutions evaluated worldwide according to the criteria of articles, citations, total documents, article impact, citation impact, and international collaboration. According to the 2019-2020 subject rankings; following the universities with faculties of medicine, ITU ranked 3rd across Turkey, placing ITU at first row among technical universities.
Turkey became the 6th among 2500 universities with 82 universities in the country eligible for rankings
According to URAP world rankings done this year, 82 universities from Turkey were listed in the rankings out of 2500 universities. Turkey became 6th among the top countries with the most universities involved in the rankings. Hacettepe University 534, Istanbul University 582, Istanbul Technical University 698, Middle East Technical University 706, Ankara University 787, Ege University 842, Gazi University 884 and İhsan Doğramacı Bilkent University ranked 894 in the world rankings.