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World universities were ranked according to their "Power of Impact": Istanbul Gelisim University has ranked 24th in Quality Education!

An organization ranking and evaluating world universities, Times Higher Education’s (THE) Impact Ranking 2021 results have been announced. In the ranking, Istanbul Gelisim University (IGU) has ranked 24th to provide the highest quality education among the universities in the world, and achieved a great success.

Reputable international higher education ranking agency, Times Higher Education (THE) has announced that it received 1240 applications from 98 countries for the 'Impact Ranking 2021', which aims to measure the contribution of universities to the sustainable development of societies.
In the category of "Quality Education", Istanbul Gelişim University has achieved a great success by ranking 24th among 1240 universities worldwide. Leaving behind 45 participant universities, Gelisim university has ranked 1st from Turkey.
In the ranking, which was done in line with seventeen sustainable development goals determined by United Nations (UN)  and carried out in accordance with the goals and university studies in the field of education and innovative projects, in order to evaluate their contribution to society, Istanbul Gelisim University ranks 4th in the "Health and Quality of Life" category, 2nd in the "Accessible and Clean Energy" category, 3rd in the "Partnerships for Purposes" category, 10th in the "Decent Work and Economic Growth" category in Turkey. It also ranks 95th in the "Clean Energy" category and 201st out of 300 university from all around the world in general category, while it ranks 3rd in Turkey.


Referring to the importance of the ranking done by London-based higher education rating agency Times Higher Education (THE) for higher education institutions, Abdülkadir Gayretli, the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Istanbul Gelisim University, reminded that they succeeded in being 96th among the first hundred universities in the world in the category of "Quality Education" last year and said:
“We continue our claim in the Quality Education category. While we were ranked 96th in the world in the same category last year, our ascending 72 steps and placing in the 24th place shows that we have achieved our goals. We are both motivated and proud that all our work we carry out for the sustainable development of the society are evaluated and appreciated by Times Higher Education (THE), one of the world's most respected international higher education rating institution. We have been crowned once again at the international level in quality in education and we will continue our success by aiming to rank among the top 10 universities in the world in the coming period.


Underlining that they have adopted sustainable development goals in order to leave a better world to future generations, Abdülkadir Gayretli said, “The future of the world and humanity is possible with the support of sustainability studies. We pay special attention to education and researches in line with this purpose. Mankind’s living in peace and prosperity, eradicating poverty depend on these goals.”


Emphasizing that with the leadership of Prof. Dr. Yekta Saraç, the Higher Education Council (YÖK) has taken strategical steps in line with the New Turkey's 2023 and 2053 vision, Prof. Dr. Abdulkadir Gayretli added, "Prof. Dr. Yekta Saraç encourages us with the idea that Turkish Universities should compete with world universities and stand out in international rankings. As IGU, we continue to work towards these goals. Our 63 programs have been accredited by international accreditation organizations and we have been certified that we provide education at international standards. Now, with these crowning successes, we continue our claim in international education by competing with world universities.”

World universities were ranked according to their "Power of Impact": Istanbul Gelisim University has ranked 24th in Quality Education! Created Date: :   Wednesday, April 21, 2021

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