Turkish ranked in 'greatest younger universities' record

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Turkey’s three universities – Koc, Sabanci and Bilkent – have been ranked among the many world’s greatest 100 universities of lower than 50 years of age by the Instances Larger Schooling journal.

The  universities had been listed by The Instances Larger Schooling, or THE, in its fourth annual THE 100 Underneath 50 2015 record on Thursday.

Switzerland’s École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) topped the record for the primary time whereas three-time chief Pohang College of Science and Expertise (Postech) in South Korea took second place.

Turkey’s Sabanci College was ranked at 13, Bilkent College 28 and Koc College 51.

THE rankings editor Phil Baty mentioned: “It’s excellent news that Turkey has improved its standing on this forward-looking record.

“Sabancı, Bilkent and Koc universities should not solely very younger, they’re additionally personal, benefitting from the liberty and adaptability to handle themselves in a extra agile and responsive technique to keep forward of the sport.”

The journal reported: “The rest of the highest 5 within the THE 100 Underneath 50 2015 is static, with East Asian establishments persevering with to dominate.

“The Korea Superior Institute of Science and Expertise (KAIST) holds on to 3rd, Hong Kong College of Science and Expertise retains fourth, whereas Singapore’s Nanyang Technological College stays fifth.”

Twenty-eight nations and areas are represented within the desk of rising international higher-education stars.

Eight nations make up the highest 10, together with Switzerland, the Netherlands, France, the UK and the U.S.

The U.S., which dominates conventional international rankings, has seven of the highest 100 universities, the identical quantity as Germany.

Robust performers within the rankings embody Spain (six representatives), France (5) and Canada (4).

Finland, Hong Kong, Portugal, South Korea, Sweden, Taiwan and Turkey have three high 100 universities every whereas Brazil has one.

Morocco, Iran, Macau and Greece are additionally within the record.

In line with the THE, the rating “highlights the brand new breed of worldwide universities with the potential to grow to be the following technology’s Harvard or Oxford, those who have managed to hitch the world elite in a long time somewhat than centuries”.

The record additionally exhibits which nations may problem the U.S. and the UK as future increased training powerhouses.

The journal says THE 100 Underneath 50 makes use of the identical record of 13 efficiency indicators that underpin the THE World College Rankings, however offers much less weight to subjective measures of status and extra to laborious, goal ones.

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