SCIMAGO Institutions Rankings Website has announced the best universities in Iran in 2016 and according to this ranking; Sharif University of Technology (SUT) is ranked first among universities of technology and third among all universities in Iran.
According to the SCIMAGO scientometrics website, Iran is the first in knowledge production in Western Asia.
This authoritative international scientometrics website has granted the 15th place among universities of Western Asia to SUT. It is worth mentioning that SCIMAGO is a technology-based company which is world-class in the field of analysis of scientific information. SCIMAGO’s ranking system is conducted by a research group with the same name at the University of Granada, Spain. The ranking system is based on the number of scientific papers which are indexed in Scopus database.
In 2016, institutions and universities from 16 countries of Middle East were ranked by SCIMAGO and 281 universities and institutions from Western Asia were selected as among the 5147 top universities all around the world. Iran with 99 institutions, Turkey with 71 institutions and Egypt with 30 institutions hold the first to the third place in the region respectively.
For more information, please see: http://www.scimagoir.com/rankings.php?sector=&country=IRN