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WEIZMANN RANKED 2ND BEST ACADEMIC WORKPLACE IN WORLD

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Tuesday, July 6th, 2010

The Scientist magazine ranked the Weizmann Institute of Science as the second best scientific institution outside the US for which to work in its “Top 10 International Academic Institutions for 2010”, for the second consecutive year. The Hebrew University of Jerusalem was ranked fifth. Altogether, the Weizmann Institute has been ranked second three times, and in first place twice.

The Weizmann Institute, which is home to 2,600 scientists, students, technicians, and supporting staff, has 100 full-time life science researchers, a government budget of $4 million, and 11,873 published papers in the life sciences, with an average of 15.29 citations per paper.