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According to the 2023 results of the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, one of the most prestigious rating institutions in the world, Oxford continued its tradition and took its first place this year. Only 3 universities in Turkey entered the top 500.

Times Higher Education (THE), one of the most prestigious rating institutions in the world, has shared the results of the “World University Rankings 2023”. Oxford, which has been the best university in Europe and the world for 7 years, has not departed from tradition this year. Oxford was followed by Harvard, Cambridge, Stanford and Massachusetts.


In the list of 1799 institutions represented by 61 universities, the top performing universities in Turkey were Çankaya, Koç and Sabancı universities in the 401-500 band. Thus, Turkey was represented by 3 universities in the top 500. Middle East Technical University (METU) entered the list between 501 and 600. Between the years 601-800, Bahcesehir University, Hacettepe and Istanbul Technical University of Turkey took place.

There are six universities in Turkey between 801 and 1000: Bilkent University, Bogazici University, Duzce University, Firat University, Istanbul Medeniyet University and Ozyegin University.

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