Universities in Israel
- Rankings & Reviews -

18 out of 25
  • Universities in Israel
  • Ranked in at least one ranking
22
  • Different Rankings list
  • Universities in Israel
  • (16 institution and 6 subject rankings)
26
  • Global Rankings rank
  • Universities in Israel
  • Among TOP 200

For business studies see our separate ranking of business schools in Israel

Latest ranking updates related to universities in Israel
  • 18 Mar, 2021: Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities updated with Tel Aviv University ranked highest among 12 listed universities in Israel.
  • 04 Mar, 2021: Publication of QS World University Rankings By Subject (Economics & Econometrics). Hebrew University of Jerusalem with highest ranking among universities in Israel ranked #13.
  • 28 Jan, 2021: THE Times Higher Education, UK published most recent results of THE World's Most International Universities - Times Higher Education. Includes 3 universities from Israel.
  • 01 Jan, 2021: Latest Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities from Webometrics. 18 universities from Israel appear in this ranking.

Highest subject rankings of universities in Israel

Theology, Divinity & Religious Studies
#13 
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Aerospace Engineering
#16 
Technion Israel Institute of Technology
Journalism
#47 
University of Haifa
Chemistry
#51 
Technion Israel Institute of Technology
Dentistry
#68 
Tel Aviv University
Statistics
#151 
Technion Israel Institute of Technology
Agricultural Sciences
#184 
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
English Language & Literature
#251 
Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Rankings of universities in Israel 2021

#1

Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (175 reviews)
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  • #2 
  • #201 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #1 
  • #177 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #3 
  • #204 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#2

Tel Aviv University

Student satisfaction: 4.0 / 5.0 (1009 reviews)
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  • #1 
  • #191 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #2 
  • #230 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #1 
  • #130 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#3

Technion Israel Institute of Technology

Student satisfaction: 4.8 / 5.0 (12 reviews)
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  • #3 
  • #401 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #3 
  • #291 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #4 
  • #219 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#4

Bar-Ilan University

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (5 reviews)
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  • #4 
  • #501 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #5 
  • #551 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #6 
  • #346 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#5

University of Haifa

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (79 reviews)
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  • #5 
  • #601 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #6 
  • #701 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #7 
  • #486 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]


#6

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Student satisfaction: 4.3 / 5.0 (355 reviews)
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  • #4 
  • #446 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #5 
  • #321 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #5 
  • #580 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]


#7

Weizmann Institute of Science

Student satisfaction: 4.8 / 5.0 (112 reviews)
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  • #7 
  • #1001 
QS World University Rankings
[Published 10 June, 2020]
  • #2 
  • #174 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #1 
  • #105 
US News: Best Global Universities
[Published 19 October, 2020]


#8

Ariel University

Student satisfaction: 4.4 / 5.0 (77 reviews)
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  • #6 
  • #1001 
THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education
[Published 24 August, 2020]
  • #8 
  • #550 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #7 
  • #796 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]


#9

Ruppin Academic Center

  • #12 
  • #629 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #9 
  • #1476 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #12 
  • #3709 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#10

Interdisciplinary Center Herzlia

  • #9 
  • #554 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #10 
  • #2357 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #6 
  • #790 
RUR World University Rankings
[Published 04 May, 2020]


#11

Jerusalem College of Technology

Student satisfaction: 4.5 / 5.0 (55 reviews)
  • #10 
  • #572 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #12 
  • #4024 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #11 
  • #3404 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#12

The Academic College of Tel Aviv-Yaffo

  • #11 
  • #619 
Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities
[Published 18 March, 2021]
  • #10 
  • #3048 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#13

Sapir College

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  • #11 
  • #3654 
Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions
[Published 04 May, 2020]
  • #13 
  • #4150 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#14

Tel-Hai Academic College

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  • #8 
  • #2709 
URAP World Ranking - University Ranking by Academic Performance
[Published 03 December, 2020]
  • #16 
  • #7480 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#15

Sami Shamoon College of Engineering

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  • #14 
  • #5564 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#16

Machon Lander

  • #15 
  • #7289 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#17

Ono Academic College

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  • #17 
  • #8384 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#18

Afeka Tel Aviv Academic College of Engineering

  • #18 
  • #9356 
Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities
[Published 01 January, 2021]

#19

Jerusalem College of Engineering

Student satisfaction: 4.2 / 5.0 (86 reviews)

#20

Jerusalem School of Business Administration


#21

Galilee International Management Institute

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#22

The Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance

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#23

Hadassah College

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#24

Peres Academic Center


#25

The Carmel Academic Center

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Israel Key Facts for International Students

Nobel prize laureates:
Dan Shechtman (Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, 2011)
 
Ada E. Yonath (Weizmann Institute of Science, 2009)
 
Robert J. Aumann (University of Jerusalem, Center for RationalityHebrew, 2005)
 
Aaron Ciechanover (Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, 2004)
 
Avram Hershko (Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, 2004)

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FAQ

Hebrew University of Jerusalem ranks #1 in Israel in our meta ranking composed of 96 university rankings.

Among all universities in Israel Hebrew University of Jerusalem is listed in the largest number of rankings. See all 27 rankings where Hebrew University of Jerusalem is listed.

Hebrew University of Jerusalem is ranked best in Israel for Social Studies & Humanities (Theology, Divinity & Religious Studies). See all rankings for the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Technion Israel Institute of Technology is ranked best in Israel for Engineering (Aerospace Engineering). See all rankings for the Technion Israel Institute of Technology.

University of Haifa is ranked best in Israel for Journalism & Media Studies (Journalism). See all rankings for the University of Haifa.

Technion Israel Institute of Technology is ranked best in Israel for Natural Sciences (Chemistry). See all rankings for the Technion Israel Institute of Technology.

Tel Aviv University is ranked best in Israel for Medicine & Health (Dentistry). See all rankings for the Tel Aviv University.

Technion Israel Institute of Technology is ranked best in Israel for Mathematics (Statistics). See all rankings for the Technion Israel Institute of Technology.

Hebrew University of Jerusalem is ranked best in Israel for Agriculture (Agricultural Sciences). See all rankings for the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Hebrew University of Jerusalem is ranked best in Israel for Languages & Literature (English Language & Literature). See all rankings for the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Ranking publishers

British Quacquarelli Symonds, UK

Criteria used in ranking -QS World University Rankings:
Academic Reputation 40%
Employer Reputation 10%
Faculty/Student Ratio 20%
Citations per faculty 20%
International Faculty Ratio 5%
International Student Ratio 5%

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Criteria used in ranking -QS Employability Rankings:
Employer reputation 30%
Alumni outcomes 25%
Partnerships with Employers per Faculty 25%
Employer/Student Connections 10%
Graduate employment rate 10%

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CWUR Center for World University Rankings

Criteria used in ranking -CWUR Center for World University Rankings:
Research Performance 40%
Quality of Education 25%
Alumni Employment 25%
Quality of Faculty 10%

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Centre for Science and Technology Studies, Leiden University, Netherlands

Criteria used in ranking -CWTS Leiden Ranking:
Academic research publication

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NTU ranking

Criteria used in ranking -NTU Performance Ranking of Scientific Papers:
Research excellence 40%
Research impact 35%
Research productivity 25%

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Criteria used in ranking -NTU Asia:
Research productivity 25%
Research impact 35%
Research Excellence 40%

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Nature Index

Criteria used in ranking -Nature Index - Top Academic Institutions:
Article count (AC)
Fractional count (FC)
Weighted fractional count (WFC)

RUR Ranking Agency (Moscow, Russia)

Criteria used in ranking -RUR World University Rankings:
Teaching 40%
Research 40%
International Diversity 10%
Financial Sustainability 10%

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Criteria used in ranking -RUR Reputation Ranking:
Teaching Reputation 50%
Research Reputation 50%

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Criteria used in ranking -RUR Research Performance Ranking:
Normalized citation impact (Citations of research publications from all university authors compared with world averages) 20%
Citation per papers 20%
Papers per academic and research staff 20%
International research reputation 20%
Share of research publications written in international co-authorship 20%

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Scimago Institutions

Criteria used in ranking -Scimago Institutions Rankings - Universities:
Research 50%
Innovation 30%
Societal 20%

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ShanghaiRanking Consultancy

Criteria used in ranking -ARWU Academic Ranking of World Universities - ShanghaiRanking:
Alumni winning research prizes 10%
Staff winning research prizes 20%
Research paper publications 20%
Papers published in Nature and Science 20%
Papers indexed in Science Citation Index-Expanded and Social Science Citation Index 20%
Per capita academic performance 10%

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THE Times Higher Education, UK

Criteria used in ranking -THE World University Rankings - Times Higher Education:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Global University Employability Ranking - Times Higher Education:
Employability (survey) 100%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE World Reputation Rankings - Times Higher Education:
Research Reputation 66,6%
Teaching Reputation 33,3%

Criteria used in ranking -THE World's Most International Universities - Times Higher Education:
Proportion of international students 25%
Proportion of international staff 25%
Proportion of journal publications with one or more international co-authors 25%
University’s international reputation 25%

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Criteria used in ranking -THE Asia University Ranking:
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
Teaching 25%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 7.5%

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Criteria used in ranking -Young University Rankings:
Teaching 30%
Research (volume, income and reputation) 30%
Citations 30%
International outlook (staff, students, research) 7.5%
Industry income (knowledge transfer) 2.5%

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Thomson Reuters

Criteria used in ranking -Reuters Most Innovative Universities:
Patent Volume 33%
Patent Citations 34%
Industry Article Citation Impact 11%
Percent of Industry Collaborative Articles 11%
Total Web of Science Core Collection Papers 11%

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Urap

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Us News

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Webometrics

Criteria used in ranking -Webometrics Ranking Web of Universities:
Visibility 50%
Excellence 35%
Transparency 10%
Presence 5%

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