The Center for World University Rankings (CWUR), based in Saudi Arabia, has ranked the Hebrew University of Jerusalem at #26 among the 25,000+ degree-granting institutions in the world. The annual rankings, released yesterday, also place the Hebrew University at #1 in Israel and #1 in the Middle East.

Among the factors that contributed to the Hebrew University’s overall ranking were its Quality of Education Rank (#16) and Quality of Faculty Rank (#15).

The 2016 CWUR World University Rankings can be seen online at http://cwur.org/2016.php.

The CWUR describes the World University Rankings as the largest academic ranking of global universities, using eight objective and robust indicators to rank the world’s top 1000 universities: Quality of Education, Alumni Employment, Quality of Faculty, Publications, Influence, Citations, Broad Impact, and Patents. More at http://cwur.org/about.php.

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.

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