The Greenest in Turkey: Özyeğin University Ranked First Among Foundation Universities in Turkey in GreenMetric 2019
The results of the UI GreenMetric World University Ranking 2019 have been released! UI GreenMetric World University Rankings is a global platform on sustainability and environmental awareness to rank the world’s greenest universities. The rankings placed Özyeğin University first among foundation universities in Turkey.
Launched in 2010, the UI GreenMetric World University Rankings ranks universities by their commitment and action towards going green and environmental sustainability across different categories, including energy and climate change, waste, infrastructure and setting, water, transportation, and education and research. Each higher education institution is scored separately for each category, and ranked globally.
The GreenMetric rankings are open to all higher education institutions worldwide. This year, 780 universities from all around the world participated in the rankings. Özyeğin University came in 173th among 780 universities worldwide. Thus, Özyeğin University was named the greenest university among foundations university in Turkey, and placed in the fourth among 43 universities in Turkey.