10 months ago
Webometrics announced the Google Scholar Citation Ranking, July 2019 edition. Among the thirty universities in the Kurdistan Region, only 10 public and 1 private universities are listed. The methodology has been changed; the score is for 100 GSC profiles, excluding the top 5.
As a result, the University of Sulaimani has been ranked the top with 13415 citations, whereas, University of Kurdistan Hewler has been ranked the 5th with 5209 citations, despite having the least number of academic and research staff.
However, based on the academics number in a certain university, the University of Kurdistan Hewler has six times better achievement and stronger performance than the second best university throughout the Kurdistan Region.