The SCImago Institutions Rankings (SIR) has announced the top universities from around the world. The leading university locations include China, France, the USA, Germany, and Russia.
Azerbaijan is represented in this ranking by three universities - Baku State University (852nd place), Azerbaijan State Oil and Industry University (855th place) and Azerbaijan Medical University (899th place).
Based on the Eastern Europe regional ranking Baku State University was 177th, Azerbaijan State Oil and Industry University 180th and Azerbaijan Medical University was 196th place.
The SCImago Institutions Rankings (SIR) is a classification of academic and research-related institutions ranked by a composite indicator that combines three different sets of indicators based on research performance, innovation outputs and societal impact measured by their web visibility.