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  Times Higher Education List Ranks Bilkent 31st Worldwide Among Universities Under 50

Bilkent University has been ranked 31st in the 2014 Times Higher Education 100 Under 50 list of the world’s best young universities. Bilkent has moved up from its 39th-place ranking in 2013, and is the highest-ranked university in Turkey on the list.

The THE 100 Under 50 rankings list the 100 best universities in the world among those which have been in existence for less than 50 years. This listing complements the annual THE World University Rankings, which will be released in October this year, and the THE World Reputation Rankings, which are published in March.

THE's five performance categories are:

1. Research: volume, income and reputation (30%)
2. Citations: research influence (30%)
3. Teaching: the learning environment (30%)
4. International outlook: people and research (7.5%)
5. Industry income: innovation (2.5%)

For the full list of the 2014 Times Higher Education 100 Under 50: www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/world-university-rankings/