World Bulletin / News Desk
Turkey's prestigious universities are listed among the world’s 400 top universities this year.
The Bogazici, Istanbul Technical (ITU), Middle East Technical (METU), Bilkent, and Koc universities were placed in the ranking by the analysis of the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings.
Bogazici University is ranked at 199 overall this year. ITU and METU are listed in the 201-225 bracket with Bilkent in the 226-250 bracket and Koc in the 276-300 bracket.
Meanwhile, Bilkent is placed at the top 100 in according to the engineering and technology list.
The US continues to top the rankings worldwide, boasting 77 top 200 institutions including the California Institute of Technology, ranked number one.
However, the rankings also show a continued shift in power from West to East, with universities in China, South Korea, Singapore and Japan rising while top universities in continental Europe fall.
THE bases the rankings on 13 performance indicators which examine universities’ strengths in teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook, with data compiled from Thomson Reuters.