12 Dec 2022

ITU Ayazağa Campus is 47th in the “World’s Most Sustainable Universities” Ranking and First in Türkiye!

ITU became “the world’s 47th most sustainable campus” in the international UI GreenMetric rankings, which evaluates academic campuses in terms of sustainability. ITU is the first and only Turkish university that is in the top 50, and with this achievement, it became the only university to rank first in Türkiye for the sixth time.

News: İTÜ Media and Communication Office

Istanbul Technical University (ITU) Ayazağa Campus became the “47th greenest campus in the world” in the UI GreenMetric ranking, which evaluates academic campuses in terms of sustainability. In this year’s list that includes a total of 1050 universities, ITU has become one of the most prestigious universities with its 47th place.

Istanbul Technical University, which implemented many novelties and firsts in our country with its “Sustainable campus” studies, took the 47th place in UI GreenMetric rankings, which evaluates the campuses of the world’s prestigious universities in terms of sustainability, is the first and only Turkish university in the top 50. Considering the regional rankings, ITU ranked 2nd in the Middle East and 26th among European universities.

2022 UI GreenMetric makes evaluation in terms of infrastructure, energy, climate change, recycling, water resources, transportation, and education and ranks universities according to these criteria.

About UI GreenMetric World University Rankings

GreenMetric University Ranking System was launched in 2010 by the initiative of Universitas Indonesia in order to attract attention to issues of global climate change, energy and water conservation, waste recycling, and green transportation. UI GreenMetric, which aims to provide more attention to sustainability of the environment, as well as economic and social problems related to sustainability, collects numeric data from thousands of universities worldwide. Universities are evaluated according to a single score that reflects their efforts to implement environmentally friendly and sustainable policies and programs.


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