According to the latest 2022 ranking list published by the Times ranking system, the Times Institute announced the names of 58 top universities in Iran and more than 1,600 top universities in the world from 99 countries.
Noshirvani University of Technology, Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences and Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences have been introduced as the first universities in Iran in this ranking by being in the range of 351-400.
The Times Ranking is one of the most popular international university ranking systems in the field of evaluation and ranking of the world's universities. For the first time in 2004, the Times Database, in collaboration with QS Databases and the Thomson Reuters Institute, published a list of the top universities in the world. In addition to ranking universities globally and regionally, the Times publishes a list of top young and influential universities each year.
In the Times 2022 rankings, the University of Oxford is ranked number one for the sixth consecutive year, and the University of California and Harvard are jointly ranked second. Harvard University is at the top of the educational pillar, while Oxford University is at the top of the research pillar and Macau University of Science and Technology is at the top of the international pillar. The universities of Stanford, Cambridge (UK), MIT, Princeton, California, Berkeley, Yale and Chicago are ranked 4th to 10th in the world, respectively.