Sabancı University is on the THE “150 Under 50” Rankings

Sabancı University is on the THE “150 Under 50” Rankings

Sabancı University ranked 52nd on Times Higher Education’s (THE) “150 Under 50” list of top universities under 50 years old.

Sabancı University President Professor Nihat Berker: “These achievements by Sabancı University make us proud and happy, and we believe that we will continue to improve in the future.

The success of our university depends on the climate we have fostered since establishment, the philosophy of research-led education, and investments for this purpose.

As Sabancı University, our goal is to be a global university that always tops international rankings.

We are also glad to see other Turkish universities advance in the rankings, and are confident that collaboration will take us even further.

Sabancı University owes this success to the hard work and dedication of its undergraduate and graduate students, faculty members, employees, supporters and friends. It is due to the human-focused, performance- and merit-based approach to our students, faculty and employees that encourages a questioning and free spirit, and provides leading services in education and research.”



The performance indicators used in the rankings are:

Research: volume, income and reputation (worth 30%)
Citations: research influence (worth 30%)
Teaching: the learning environment (worth 30%)
International Outlook: staff, students and research (worth 7.5%)
Industry Income: innovation (worth 2.5%)
Global “150 Under 50” Rankings

Three Turkish universities were included on THE’s “150 Under 50” list.

The other Turkish universities were Bilkent University and Koç University.