The Hebrew University of Jerusalem was ranked first in Israel and number 141 in the out of some 200 universities around the world, according to the 2013 QS World University rankings published this week.
The QS rankings, published by the British education company Quacquarelli Symonds, come out annually and list universities worldwide according to six main factors: academic reputation, employer reputation, student faculty ratio, citations per faculty, rate of international students and rate of international faculty.
Other Israeli universities listed in the rankings are the Technion Israel Institute of Technology which places 183rd and Tel Aviv University at the 196th place.
Last month, Hebrew U was also ranked first place in Israel and 59th in the world by the Shanghai rankings.
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