The University of Information and Communication Technology ranked seventh in the classification of Iraqi universities and academic institutions within the Scimago World Ranking for the year 2023, which conducted an evaluation of eight thousand four hundred and thirty-three institutions around the world.

The results of this classification showed the participation of forty-seven Iraqi institutions, including twenty-eight universities of technology, Baghdad, Babylon and Mustansiriya. Iraqi universities and academic institutions have achieved significant competitive results.

The Scimago ranking is based on a composite index that combines three different criteria based on research performance (50%), innovation outcomes (30%) and societal impact (20%). SCOPUS within the evaluation year