Hebrew University of Jerusalem

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The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Hebrew: האוניברסיטה העברית בירושלים‎, ha- Universita ha-Ivrit B'irushalayim ; Arabic: الجامعة العبرية في القدس‎, al- Ǧāmiʻah al-ʻIbriyyah fil-Quds ; abbreviated HUJI ) is Israel's second-oldest university, after the Technion. The Hebrew University has three campuses in Jerusalem and one in Rehovot. The world's largest Jewish studies library is located on its Edmond J. Safra Givat Ram campus. The first Board of Governors included Albert Einstein, Sigmund Freud, Martin Buber, and Chaim Weizmann. Four of Israel's prime ministers are alumni of the Hebrew University. In the last decade, seven researchers and alumni of the University received the Nobel Prize and one was awarded the Fields Medal. According to the Academic Ranking of World Universities, the Hebrew University is the top university in Israel, overall the 59th-best university in the world, 16th in mathematics, 27th in computer science and 44th in business/economics. In 2013, the Center for World University Rankings ranked the Hebrew University 21st in the world and the top in Israel in its World University Rankings , while another survey ranked it as the 9th best university to work in, and the 2nd best outside of the United States.

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