26 Nov 2021

ITU is Among the Top 250 Universities in the World for Graduate Employment

Times Higher Education (THE), higher education HR consultancy Emerging, has announced the list of 250 universities providing the best employment. Istanbul Technical University (ITU) ranked 206th on the list. ITU raised the bar for success in the list it entered from 207th place last year.

News: İTÜ Media and Communication Office

In the list created by the London-based international higher education rating agency Times Higher Education (THE), higher education HR consultancy Emerging through the votes of employers, including international recruiters, for educational institutions both in their own country and in the world, there were 250 universities from 43 countries, from the USA to Japan. Two universities from Turkey managed to enter the list. Istanbul Technical University (ITU) moved up one place and ranked 206th, while Sabancı University moved up nineteen places to the 209th place. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, California Institute of Technology, Harvard, Cambridge, Stanford universities are in the top 5 in the list.

Our Rector Prof. Dr. İsmail Koyuncu commented on the ranking as follows: “Istanbul Technical University, with its nearly two and a half centuries of experience and strong tradition, continues to add new ones to its national and international successes day by day. The most up-to-date ranking, made in collaboration with THE, Emerging and Trendence organizations, has been ranking global universities according to employer surveys every year since 2010. According to the survey data, in which employers around the world evaluate the employment of universities at the global level, ITU was among the top 250 universities. The ranking, which measures the level of contribution of university graduates to employment, is also based on six key factor frameworks to contribute to creating graduates employable by businesses. These are academic excellence, digital performance, focus on work, social skills and digital literacy, internationalization, and expertise.

ITU was ranked 206th among the top 250 universities in the 2021 ranking. Only two universities from Turkey entered the list. ITU was the only state university included in the list. Our university, which will celebrate its 250th anniversary on the 100th anniversary of our Republic, makes a significant contribution to employment with its network of 175,000 graduates. With its research outputs, publications, citations, industrial collaborations, and educational quality in the field of engineering, our university is a pioneer in our country and has a very important place among world universities. The rankings we have achieved in the rankings by Times Higher Education are the result of this. The rise of ITU will continue in the coming periods as well.”

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