20 Sep 2023
ITU is the 138th in the 2024 QS Europe University Rankings!
ITU ranked 138th in the 2024 QS Europe University Rankings announced by the QS for the first time this year.
News: İTÜ Media and Communication Office
Istanbul Technical University(ITU) continues to obtain successful outcomes from academic rating agencies with works for sustainable success in its 250th year.
ITU is among the top 20% in Europe
ITU ranked 138th among 690 higher education institutions in the 2024 QS Europe University Rankings announced by the QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) for the first time this year. ITU also ranked 2nd among 73 universities subjected to evaluation in Türkiye.
ITU came first in Türkiye for its international research network
With a rank of 138th in the 2024 QS European University Rankings, ITU is among the top 20% university rate in Europe. ITU ranked Türkiye’s 1st for “International Research Network”, and 2nd for “Academic Reputation”, “Employer Reputation”, and “Sustainability” among the metrics subjected to the evaluation.
“Success followed the systematic study”
Our Rector Prof. Dr. İsmail Koyuncu commented on the result obtained from the 2024 QS European University Rankings as follows: “In its 250th year, ITU continues to make us proud by achieving successful results in academic rankings. We rose from the 601-650 range last year to the 404th place this year in QS 2024 World University Rankings. Then, 2024 QS European University Rankings announced first time this year revealed the value of our efforts.” Emphasizing that ITU is one of the pioneers of the EELISA project, which set out to build a "European University" model, Prof. Dr. Koyuncu reminded ITU’s goal to enter the top 100 in the rankings.
QS Europe University Rankings and methodology
QS Europe University Rankings are university rankings by the Quacquarelli Symonds academic rating agency for the first time this year according to different criteria. It includes Research and Discovery, Employability and Outcomes, Learning Experience, Global Engagement, and Sustainability. There are metrics under these criteria such as “Academic Reputation”, “International Research Network” to evaluate.