Survey: Hebrew University rises to 67th-best in world

Ben Sales

TEL AVIV (JTA) — The Hebrew University of Jerusalem is the 67th best university in the world, according to an annual ranking, while the Technion in Haifa placed 77th.

Published by the ShanghaiRanking Consultancy, the Academic Ranking of World Universities bumped Hebrew University up three notches from its 2014 spot, when it placed 70th, while the Technion moved up one spot. The list’s top four universities, identical to last year’s, were Harvard University, Stanford University, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of California, Berkeley, respectively.

Hebrew University and the Technion were named the first- and second-best universities in Israel, while four other Israeli schools placed in the top 500. In order, they were the Weizmann Institute of Science, and Tel Aviv, Bar-Ilan and Ben-Gurion Universities.

In the global ranking, Hebrew University tied with Ohio State University, while the Technion came in just below Brown University.

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