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Apr 26, 2021 - May 31, 2021

We Rank 1st in Turkey and 70th in the World for “Responsible Consumption and Production” in the THE Impact 2021 - Universities with Highest Social Impact Rankings

Times Higher Education’s “THE Impact Ranking” 2021 have been announced. Conducted by Times Higher Education, a London based higher education ranking institution, "THE Impact Ranking” ranks universities based on their societal contributions to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. According to the results of "THE Impact Ranking” 2021, Özyeğin University was named 2nd best foundation university in the overall ranking, and among the top 5 universities out of 50 universities that applied for the rankings from Turkey. Meanwhile, Özyeğin University was listed in the 201-300 band in the world in the overall ranking among 1,115 universities that were included in the rankings. 

According to the results of "THE Impact Ranking" 2021, Özyeğin University also placed 1stin Turkey and 70th in the world in the overall ranking for the "SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production", thus making it to the top 100 in the world.  Özyeğin University also ranked 1st among foundation universities in Turkey for the "SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities".

Meanwhile, Özyeğin University was named among the top 200 universities in 5 areas in the "THE Impact Ranking" 2021 in recognition of its contributions to society. These five areas are : "SDG 5 - Gender Equality", "SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy", "SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth", "SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities",and "SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions".

Table 1:  Turkish Universities in THE Impact Rankings by Year

Table 2:  OzU’s place in THE Impact 2021 SDG Rankings for World and Turkish Universities