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Israeli Academia in 2010 Shanghai Ratings

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Sunday, September 26th, 2010

The 2010 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) was released on August 15:
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem is ranked 72nd in the general top 100 and 5th in Asia!
Within the sub-ranks:

  • The Hebrew University of Jerusalem is ranked 46th in Social Sciences.
  • The Weizmann Institute of Science is ranked 46th in Natural Sciences.
  • Tel Aviv University is ranked 26th in the world for studying Mathematics.
  • The Weizmann Institute of Science is ranked 12th in the world for studying Computer Science.
  • The Technion is ranked 14th in the world for studying Computer Science.

The Academic Ranking of World Universities was founded and compiled by the Shanghai Jiaotong University. Since 2009, the rankings have been published by the Shanghai Ranking Consultancy.
In addition, “The Scientist” magazine ranked The Weizmann Institute of Science 2nd best place to work in academia, with The Hebrew University of Jerusalem as 5th best place to work in.
(Source: arwu.org, The Scientist Magazine, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Tel Aviv University, Weizmann Institute of Science, Technion)