The establishment of Islamic World Science Citation Center (ISC) has been approved by the Islamic Conference of the Ministers of Higher Education and Scientific Research (ICMHESR) in a meeting held by ISESCO in 2008 in Baku, capital of Azerbaijan. Since then, Islamic universities and research institutes have been required to cooperate with ISC. Based on the ratification of the Development Council of Higher Education in Iran ministry of science, research and technology, the establishment of ISC was approved in 2008. Currently, all ISESCO member countries, including Southeast Asia, Arab countries, African non-Arab Islamic countries, Central Asia and the Caucasian Regional countries, and other Islamic countries in the Middle East, Europe and South America have been covered by ISC. As an international scientific organization, Islamic World Science Citation Center (ISC) has ranked universities and research institutes. ISC, as an avant-garde citation system in the Muslim world, publishes Islamic World University Rankings.