Shahid Beheshti University

SBU progresses in CWTS Leiden Ranking 2020

Published: 2020/07/19 6:46 AM

 ​Announcing this news, Dr. Babak Shokri, Vice-president for Research and Technology, said: “In terms of scientific impact, Shahid Beheshti University (SBU) won the 599th rank in the latest Leiden Ranking 2020.  This is a 25-level progress compared to its previous ranking in 2019.”

Dr. Shokri added: “SBU won the 694th (a 23-step progress) and 723th (a 15-step progress) ranks in terms of open access and gender diversity, respectively.”


The Vice-president for Research and Technology of the University stated: “Leiden is one of the valid university evaluation systems, which evaluates and ranks the top universities of the world every year based on valid scientometric indicators. In the Leiden Ranking 2020, the universities of the world were ranked in terms of 20 indicators in the form of four general criteria: scientific impact, collaboration, open access to publications and gender diversity. These evaluations used the scientific products of universities in the years 2015 to 2018 from the Web of Science database.”

Dr. Shokri said: “In Leiden Ranking 2020, 36 Iranian universities were ranked among the total of 1176 top universities of the world, while this number was 26 in Leiden Ranking 2019.” 

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