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Hebrew University graduates ranked 62nd most employable in the world, and most employable from Israeli universities, in Times Higher Education survey

20/11/2017

International survey ranks Hebrew University among the world's best at preparing students for workplace

An analysis published by Times Higher Education (THE) has ranked Hebrew University of Jerusalem students as the 62nd most employable graduates in the world, placing the Hebrew University among the world's top 100 universities at preparing its students for the workplace.

The ranking also positions Hebrew University graduates as the most employable from Israeli universities, followed by the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology at 113, and Tel Aviv University at 135. The Hebrew University moved up 5 points this year, from 67 last year.

The global employability ranking, designed by the French human resources consultancy Emerging and published exclusively by Times Higher Education, reveals which universities the recruiters at top companies think are the best at preparing students for the workforce. The survey was conducted among thousands of recruiters and managers from a range of firms and industries around the world. Respondents were asked to define what they look for in graduates and which universities they believe produce the most employable graduates.

The top 5 ranked institutions globally were Caltech-California Institute of Technology, Harvard University, Columbia University, MIT-Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and University of Cambridge. The complete Global University Employability Ranking list is available online at https://www.timeshighereducation.com/student/best-universities/best-universities-graduate-jobs-global-university-employability-ranking.

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem is Israel's leading academic and research institution, where science and knowledge are advanced for the benefit of humankind. For more information, please visit http://new.huji.ac.il/en.

PHOTO: http://media.huji.ac.il/new/photos/hu161120_grad.jpg - A graduation ceremony at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Credit: Miriam Alster/Flash 90 for Hebrew University) 

Hebrew University graduates ranked 62nd most employable in the world, and most employable from Israeli universities, in Times Higher Education survey
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Hebrew University is #11 Worldwide for Maths, Among Top 100 in 10 Subjects, Says Prestigious Shanghai Ranking

03/07/2017

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem is the 11th best university in the world for Mathematics, according to the new "Global Ranking of Academic Subjects" for 2017, released by the Shanghai Ranking Consultancy, which rates universities worldwide.

As well as its high achievement in Mathematics, the Hebrew University was named in the top 50 in the world in three additional subjects: 39th worldwide in Communication, 40th in Political Sciences, and 46th in Economics.

The Hebrew University was among the top 75 in the world in three other subjects: Veterinary Sciences, Public Administration and Law.

The Hebrew University was among the top 100 in the world in three additional subjects: Agricultural Sciences, Biotechnology and Psychology.

In total, the Hebrew University was ranked in the top 100 worldwide in 10 different subjects; took first place in Israel in 18 subjects (sometimes tied with another institution); and was listed in 32 of the 52 subjects surveyed. The full results are available at http://www.shanghairanking.com/Shanghairanking-Subject-Rankings/index.html.

The Hebrew University's Einstein Institute of Mathematics, known for the exceptional standards of its mathematicians, is named for Albert Einstein -- a founder of the Hebrew University, who gave the university's first scientific lecture on Mount Scopus in 1923. In 2010, Prof. Elon Lindenstrauss at the Einstein Institute of Mathematics won the Fields Medal in Mathematics, regarded as the equivalent of the Nobel Prize in that field, for his achievements in the area of measure rigidity in ergodic theory and their applications to number theory.

The Global Ranking of Academic Subjects ranks universities in 52 subjects across five fields: Natural Sciences, Engineering, Life Sciences, Medical Sciences, and Social Sciences. In total, more than 4000 universities were ranked. The list was released by Shanghai Ranking Consultancy, which also publishes the annual "Academic Ranking of World Universities" and in 2009 also began to publish rankings by academic subjects.

Universities from the United States took the 32 top positions in 52 subjects, followed by 8 institutions from China (including Hong Kong) and 5 from The Netherlands. The best performing institution was Harvard, taking 15 top positions, followed by MIT, which topped 5 subjects.

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel’s leading academic and research institution, is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world. Founded in 1918 by visionaries including Albert Einstein and Sigmund Freud, the Hebrew University is a pluralistic institution where science and knowledge are advanced for the benefit of humankind. For more information, please visit http://new.huji.ac.il/en

 

Hebrew University is #11 Worldwide for Maths, Among Top 100 in 10 Subjects, Says Prestigious Shanghai Ranking
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Hebrew University in Top 15% Surveyed Globally, #1 in Israel, in QS World University Rankings

08/06/2017

Ranking positions Hebrew University among the top 1% of world’s 26,000 institutions of higher education

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem has maintained its #1 position in Israel in the new 2018 QS World University Rankings, rising 3 spots from 148 last year to #145 globally today.

The rankings place the Hebrew University among the top 15% of the 980 higher education institutions surveyed by QS, and among the top 1% of the more than 26,000 universities in the world.

Of the 7 institutions evaluated within Israel, the Hebrew University was ranked #1 for Academic Reputation and #1 in Overall Score.

Prof. Menahem Ben-Sasson, President of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, said: "This ranking is a well-deserved recognition of the Hebrew University’s international leadership in academics and research. In recent years the university’s administration has made intense efforts to attract the best students, teachers and researchers, and to equip them with the best tools to succeed. In turn, our faculty and students have made world-class contributions in diverse fields, ranging from the arts and humanities to the basic and applied sciences.”

First compiled in 2004, the QS World University Rankings rate the world’s best-performing institutions of higher education. To compile the 2018 rankings, QS analyzed over 75 million citations from more than 12 million papers, and 115,000 survey responses from employers and academics, and considered more than 4,000 universities before evaluating 980 of them. Published by QS Intelligence Unit, the rankings are online at www.topuniversities.com.

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem is Israel’s leading university and premier research institution. Founded in 1918 by such innovative thinkers as Albert Einstein, Martin Buber and Sigmund Freud, the Hebrew University is a pluralistic institution where science and knowledge are advanced for the benefit of humankind. Serving 23,500 students from 85 countries, the Hebrew University produces a third of Israel’s civilian research, and its faculty are at the forefront of the international academic and scientific communities. For more information, please visit http://new.huji.ac.il/en.

- Dov Smith

Hebrew University in Top 15% Surveyed Globally, #1 in Israel, in QS World University Rankings
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Hebrew University Ranked #17 in Asia, First in Israel, in 2016 Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings

21/06/2016

Editor of Times Higher Education Rankings: "Hebrew University research is pushing the boundaries of knowledge and is being cited globally."

In the 2016 Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings released today, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem is ranked #17 in Asia. The Hebrew University moved up 8 spots from #25 last year, to #17 this year. The Hebrew University is also the highest-rated Israeli university in the new Asia University Rankings.   

These are the fourth annual Asia University Rankings, Times Higher Education’s ranking of the top 200 universities in Asia. The full rankings table can be found at https://www.timeshighereducation.com/world-university-rankings/2016/regional-ranking.

Phil Baty, Editor of Times Higher Education Rankings, said: “This ranking judges world class universities across their full range of activities — teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook – using Times Higher Education’s trusted, rigorous standards. To emerge as Israel’s number one university and 17th across the entire continent of Asia is a major achievement and something to be celebrated. Hebrew University has shown particular strength in research impact – our analysis demonstrates that its research is pushing the boundaries of knowledge and is being cited globally.”

"The 2016 Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings rank the top 200 universities in Asia, and are based on the same rigorous criteria as the THE World University Rankings – but with special modifications to better reflect the characteristics of Asia’s universities. We judge world class universities employing 13 separate performance indicators across all of their core missions – teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook," according to Times Higher Education.

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem is Israel’s leading academic and research institution, producing one-third of all civilian research in Israel. For more information, visit http://new.huji.ac.il/en.

Hebrew University Ranked #17 in Asia, First in Israel, in 2016 Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings
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