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The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

4.4 out of 5 (15 reviews) Jerusalem, Israel
The Hebrew University strives for excellence, an integral element in its academic life. The university encourages multi-disciplinary activities in Israel and overseas and serves as a bridge between academic research and its social and industrial applications.



The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, founded in 1918 and opened officially in 1925, is Israel’s premier university as well as its leading research institution.


The Hebrew University of Jerusalem stresses excellence and offers a wide array of study opportunities in the humanities, social sciences, exact sciences and medicine.


Our outstanding scholars have achieved impressive breakthroughs in a variety of disciplines, and it is among the very top winners of the European Research Council's competitive grants to young researchers. One-third of all competitive research grants awarded in Israel are won by Hebrew University scholars.

University academicians publish frequently in prestigious scientific journals, and their research has garnered outstanding awards in Israel and worldwide, including the Nobel Prize, the Fields Medal and the Israel Prize. Most PhD holders in Israel earned their degrees at the Hebrew University, and our alumni hold key positions in academia, public service and the business sector.

University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
95 6
101 -14
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
154 -9
145 3
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
201 -15
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.


Housing services

The University provides its students with 6,000 dormitory beds.

Library services

The University offers its students access to 11 libraries.

ICT services

The University offers its students access 5 computer centers.

Student Life

Campus life

In Jerusalem, one of the most beautiful of cities in the world, the university maintains three campuses: the Mount Scopus campus for the humanities and social sciences; the Edmond J. Safra Campus for exact sciences; and the Ein Karem Campus for medical sciences. Its other campuses are the Rehovot faculty for agriculture, food, veterinary medicine and environmental sciences; the veterinary hospital in Beit Dagan; and the Interuniversity Institute for Marine Sciences in Eilat.

Sports facilities

The university boasts three sports facilities.

Student Reviews

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Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars
It is a nice time that I am spending now.
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Fikadu Biru rated 5 out of 5 stars
Practical part of the study and multicultural life
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Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars
I enjoyed my studies. I chose two majors that I like. My only problem was is that the studies are very theoretical and less practical.