Quacquarelli Symonds (2017, 2016, 2015, 2014): UK based Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) has announced the 2017 rankings of world universities according to their subjects. Out of 4438, 1117 most succesful universities has been determined regarding their performances on research papers in 46 individual subjects areas. METU entered in the top university list with 10 subjects areas in 2015, and 15 subject areas in 2016 being the highest ranking Turkish university in the QS listings. (for more info http://www.topuniversities.com/subject-rankings).
Our department is the top department in the field of Electrical and Electronics Engineering in Turkey, when the last 4 years are taken into account. (for more info 2017: http://www.metu.edu.tr/tr/duyuru/odtu-15-bilim-alanda-dunyanin-en-iyi-universiteleri-arasinda , 2016: http://www.metu.edu.tr/announcement/odtu-among-top-universities-world-15-different-subjects , 2015: http://www.metu.edu.tr/announcement/odtu-among-top-universities-world-10-subjects)
Times Higher Education - BRICS & Emerging Economies Rankings 2015 (December 2014): In the Times Higher Education BRICS & Emerging Economies Rankings 2015, which recognizes institutions in 18 “emerging economies”, METU is ranked 3rd , whereas China takes 1st and 2nd places. Apart from METU, seven other Turkish universities are listed in the top 100. Among those seven, Boğaziçi University was ranked 7th, ITU was ranked 8th, Sabancı University was ranked 15th, Bilkent University was ranked 19th, Koç University was ranked 29th, Istanbul University was ranked 51st, and Hacettepe University was ranked 82nd. Further details about the rankings can be found at the following link. (for more info http://www.metu.edu.tr/announcement/odtu-among-top-3-universities)
Times Higher Education - World University Rankings (October 2014): METU is ranked 85th in the top 400 universities list of Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2014-2015. Thus, METU is the first and only Turkish university ranked among the top 100 universities. (for more info http://www.metu.edu.tr/announcement/odtu-among-top-100-universities-world)
US News - Best Global Universities (October 2014): METU is ranked 73rd in the top 100 universities in the field of engineering. (http://www.usnews.com/education/best-global-universities/search?country=turkey&subject=engineering)