Jerusalem’s Hebrew University in top 50 of Wikipedia Ranking of World Universities

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem has ranked 47th place worldwide and first place in Israel in the Wikipedia Ranking of World Universities, it announced on Monday.

The new technology-based ranking of the world’s most influential universities, which was initially released in December, is based on a computerized analysis of the number of times that institutions of higher education are mentioned in Wikipedia.

Universities in the UK led the rankings, with Cambridge and Oxford taking first and second place, followed by American universities Harvard, Columbia and Princeton. Outside the US and the UK, Humboldt University of Berlin in Germany was the highest-ranked, in 11th place, followed by Uppsala University in Sweden, in 15th place.


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