Elevated Rank of Ferdowsi University of Mashhad in the Latest Scimago Institutions Ranking System (2017) ( Archive )

According to the latest rankings of Scimago Institutions Ranking System in 2017, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad stands at the 490th rank in the world, experiencing an 82 rank promotion compared to 2016. Ferdowsi University has achieved the 19th rank in the Middle East (14 rank promotion) and the 5th rank in Iran (2 rank promotion) among the universities functioning under the supervision of the Iranian Ministry of Science, Research and Technology. Currently, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad is the 3rd top comprehensive university in Iran. It is noteworthy that FUM has experienced the highest promotion among other top Iranian universities. This is undoubtedly the result of tireless efforts on part of all faculty members, employees and students.The following table presents the rankings of Ferdowsi University of Mashhad and other top comprehensive universities in Iran from 2015 onwards.

The World Rankings of Ferdowsi University of Mashhad and the Other Top Comprehensive Universities in Iran from 2015 to 2017 (Based on Scimago Rankings)
 Name of University  2015 Rank  2016 Rank  2017 Rank  Promotion Compared to 2016
 Tehran  400  395  366 29 Rank Promotion
Tarbiat Modarres  504  489  469 20 Rank Promotion
Ferdowsi University of Mashhad  558  572  490 82 Rank Promotion
Tabriz  583  585  522 33 Rank Promotion
Shiraz  566  572  562 10 Rank Promotion

Scimago Institutions Ranking System evaluates the research performance of universities and research institutes across the world on an annual basis. The rankings of this system are valued by many prestigious universities worldwide.

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