(Persia Digest) - Center for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS) – Leiden University, has released its list of 963 universities with the best scientific performance in the world for 2019. Iran has 26 scientific universities in this ranking.

The choice of these universities is based on the number of publications that have been indexed in the Web of Science between 2014 and 2017. Web of Science has three indices of the sciences, social sciences, and humanities and the arts adding up to 4535 fields of study.

For the sciences, Leiden University listed 26 universities for Iran with the best scientific performance in 2019. The first ten are Tehran University, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modares University, Sharif University of Technology, Iran University of Science and Technology, Isfahan University of Technology, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Shiraz University, and Tabriz University.

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In this ranking from a total of 57 Islamic countries in addition to the Islamic Republic of Iran, Turkey has 20 universities, Malaysia and Egypt have five each, Saudi Arabia has four, Pakistan and Tunisia have two each, and Lebanon and Qatar have one top university each out of the total of 963.

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