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.
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Hebrew University of Jerusalem research articles from Innovation Toronto
- New Method Points to Compact, Cheap and Efficient Sources of Quantum Information Bits – May 8, 2016
- Scientists Generate a New Type of Human Stem Cell That Has Half a Genome – March 20, 2016
- New Method for Converting Solar Energy into Electrical Power Using Photo-bioelectrochemical Cells – January 20, 2016
- New Depression Diagnosis and Treatment – October 24, 2015
- Shooting Lightning Out of the Sky – September 25, 2015
- Israeli-German Partnership Aims to Replace Animal Experiments With Advanced Liver-on-Chip Devices – August 17, 2015
- A breakthrough toward developing DNA-based electrical circuits – October 27, 2014
- Burning Incense Is Psychoactive: New Class Of Antidepressants Might Be Right Under Our Noses – June 22, 2014
- Safe, Multi-functional Anti-inflammatory/Anti-allergic Drugs Developed by Hebrew University Research
- Less Pain for Kids, With Robotic IV Insertion Device
- Breakthrough in memory technologies
- A sonar vision system for the congenitally blind
- “Dip Chip” Technology Tests Toxicity On-the-Go
- New device hacks into blind people’s visual cortex to let them “see”
- Rising Air Pollution Worsens Drought, Flooding
- Game theory in practice
- Israeli invention gives ‘sight’ to blind population
- ‘Robotic’ growth factor speeds healing of chronic wounds
- ‘Self-cleaning’ pollution-control technology could do more harm than good
- Virtual Cane – using sonar to help the visually impaired ‘see’
- Invention streamlines CCTV footage-viewing