The department of computer science at Technion — Institute of Technology in Haifa. The university was listed among the world’s top 100 best universities in 2016. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.
JNS.org — Several leading Israeli universities were recently ranked amongst the world’s top 100 best universities in 2016, according to the QS World University Rankings by Subject.
The QS rankings , which compared top universities in the world in 42 different areas of study, included six of Israel’s leading universities— Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Tel Aviv University, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, Weizmann Institute of Science, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, and Bar-Ilan University.
Published annually since 2011, the QS World University Rankings by Subject highlights the world’s top-performing institutions in a broad spectrum of individual academic areas such as in arts & humanities, engineering & technology, life sciences & medicine and natural sciences.
Israeli universities had 64 rankings, with more places in the top 100 than all of the universities in the Middle East combined.
Hebrew University was Israel’s most featured top 100 university, ranking three times in the 51-100 section for agriculture and forestry, history and anthropology.
Technion-Israel Institute of Technology ranked twice in the top 100 for computer science and information systems and mathematics, while Tel Aviv University ranked in the top 100 for anthropology and the Weizmann Institute ranked high for biological sciences.
Source:: The Algemeiner