The new QS World University Rankings places the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in the top spot in Israel, and number 148 worldwide. The Technion-Israel Institute of Technology is ranked 198th in the world, Tel Aviv University is placed 203rd and Ben-Gurion University of the Negev is 259th.
“We’re delighted that the Hebrew University continues to receive international recognition as a world academic leader,” says its president Prof. Menahem Ben-Sasson, in a statement released by the school today.
The QS rankings are among the most popular university rankings, and include an evaluation of more than 4,000 academic institutions. The criteria it measures include the quality of teaching and of research, and a school’s international reputation.