The Presence of Ferdowsi University of Mashhad among the Top Universities in the CWTS Leiden Ranking 2020

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The Presence of Ferdowsi University of Mashhad among the Top Universities in the CWTS Leiden Ranking 2020

According to the announcement of the Vice Chancellor for Planning and Resource Development of Ferdowsi University of Mashhad (FUM) and based on the results of the general evaluation of the Leiden system in 2020, FUM has achieved a rank of 459 with climbing 11 places compared to 2019 in the university ranking. Also, in the ranking of fields of science in 2020, FUM won the rank of 201 in the field of mathematics and computer science, 226 in the field of physical sciences and engineering, 289 in the field of life sciences and earth sciences, 801 in the field of social sciences and humanities and ranked 880 in the subject area of biomedical and health sciences. 


It is good to know that the Leiden evaluation system is one of the valid university evaluation systems that evaluates and ranks the top universities in the world every year based on valid scientometric criteria. Also, this system is the basis for realizing the global position of FUM in the global university perspective in which FUM is among the top 500 universities in the world.