Announcing the above news, Dr. Babak Shokri, Vice president for Research and Technology, said: Shahid Beheshti University in the latest Leiden 2020 ranking system in the authority criterion compared to the previous ranking of this system in 2019, with 25 steps, won the position of 599.
Dr. Shokri added: Shahid Beheshti University was ranked 694th in the criterion of diplomacy and free access, raised 23 steps, and in the criterion of gender diversity, raised 15 steps and ranked 723.
The Vice president for Research and Technology of the University stated: Leiden is one of the valid university evaluation systems that evaluates and ranks the top universities in the world every year based on valid scientometric indicators. In 2020, the world’s universities were ranked by 20 indicators in the form of four general criteria of scientific authority, scientific diplomacy, open access to publications and gender diversity in Leiden. These evaluations used the scientific products of universities in the years 2015 to 2018 from the Web of Science database.
Dr. Shokri said: “the results of the 2020 ranking of the Leiden ranking system shows, 36 universities from Iran were included in the total of 1176 top universities in the world, while in 2019 this number was equal to 26 universities.”