On the 1st February 2016, the Spanish Webometrics website announced a new edition of world university rankings. The website updates the ranking twice a year.
In its latest edition, Soran University is ranked first in Kurdistan and eighth in the whole Iraq.
The ranking system is based on factors including the publication of scientific research papers on Google Scholar and in high quality and high impact factor international academic journals as well as owning a high quality website along with university activities.
The previous edition of Webometrics ranked Soran third in Kurdistan and twelfth in Iraq.
To see the list of the ranking in Iraq, click on the following link:
English Translation: Karwan Fayzi Dri