The latest “Shanghai Ranking” in 2017 published:
The “Shanghai Ranking” system in its latest edition in 2017 published 12 Iranian universities that altogether mentioned for 100 times in the list of superior institutes. According to this ranking, the title of Islamic Azad University mentioned 20 times in the list of superior institutes in 52 subjects, and the highest role among the universities in the country is dedicated to the IAU.
According to this ranking, the titles mentioning times in the list of superior institutes in 52 subjects are as follows: Islamic Azad University 20 times, University of Tehran 16 times, Amirkabir University of Technology and Sharif University of Technology 11times, Iran University of Science and Technology 10 times, Tarbiat Modares University 9 times, Isfahan University of Technology 8 times, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Tabriz, and Tehran University of Medical Sciences 4 times, Noushirvani Babol Industrial University 2 times, and Shahid Beheshti Medical Sciences University 1 time.
It is to mention that the “Shanghai Ranking” system evaluates institutes in 52 subject area (6 subjects in natural sciences, 4 subjects in biology, 22 subjects in engineering, 6 subjects in medical sciences, and 14 subjects in social sciences) according to 5 different measures.