Grouping the mega university countries according to their similarities

Berberoglu N., BERBEROĞLU B.

5th International Conference on New Horizons in Education (INTE), Paris, France, 25 - 27 June 2014, vol.174, pp.2153-2159 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 174
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2015.02.015
  • City: Paris
  • Country: France
  • Page Numbers: pp.2153-2159
  • Keywords: Mega University, Information Society, Population, Information and Communication Technologies, Multi Dimensional Scaling
  • Anadolu University Affiliated: Yes


The mega Universities are higher education institutions with more than one hundred thousand students. There are 57 mega universities in 25 countries. Anadolu University in Turkey is a mega university. We examined 23 mega university countries as of year 2011, by addressing the variables of Information Society, Population and Information and Communication Technologies. By using Multidimensional Scaling analysis we grouped these countries according to their similarities and we concluded that America is in the best condition and followed by UK and South Korea. Argentina is the country of greatest similarity with Turkey. The most distant countries are Nepal and UK.