Survey: Hebrew U. rises to 67th best in world


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 up Hebrew University three notches from its 2014 ranking, while the Technion moved up one spot.

The top four universities, identical to last year’s listing, were Harvard, Stanford, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of California, Berkeley.

Hebrew University and the Technion were named the first- and second-best universities in Israel. Four other Israeli schools placed in the top 500 overall: 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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