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(photo credit: Ariel Jerozolimski [file])
Among the world’s top 100 universities, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem has
been ranked 21st in the teaching of computer science and 44th in economics and
This was announced on Sunday after HU was informed a few days
ago by the Academic Ranking of World Universities issued by China’s Shanghai
Jiao Tong University.
In computer science teaching, HU ranked ahead of
prestigious academic institutions such as Yale University, Cambridge University
and Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. In economics and business,
it came ahead of Brown University, Georgetown University and the London Business
School. In the field of social sciences, the Hebrew University ranked 46th and
it was judged among the top 75 universities in the field of mathematics and
Every year, Shanghai Jiao Tong University evaluates
more than 2,000 universities and ranks the top 500 among them.
rankings, which have achieved respected world recognition, are based on a
combined scale of academic criteria that include awards won by alumni and staff,
articles published in leading scientific journals, and the number of highly
Prof. Dan Galai, dean of HU’s School of Business
Administration, said, “This is an impressive achievement which, among other
things, results from our efforts in the last few years to recruit for the school
a leading and dynamic young group of excellent staff in the areas of both
research and teaching.”