Israel’s Hebrew University ranks in top 25 universities worldwide

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to The Hebrew University of Jerusalem ranked 22nd in the 2014 list of the world's best universities by the Saudi Arabia-based Center for World University Rankings.

Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.

The list includes 2,000 universities worldwide. Rankings are based on eight criteria, including quality of education, publications, alumni employment, influence of the institution, and quality of faculty.

Other Israeli institutions on the list are the Weizmann Institute of Science in 38th place, Tel Aviv University in 86th place, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology in 109th place, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in 362nd place, and the University of Haifa in 697th place.

Harvard University came in first place, and eight of the top 10 universities listed were American.

Posted on July 16, 2014 .