The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem is one of Israel's oldest, largest, and most important institutes of higher learning and research. It is one of eight universities in Israel, and is recognized internationally as a member of the 100 most outstanding academic institutions in the world. The University has four campuses - three within Jerusalem's municipal boundaries and one in Rehovot and five affiliated hospitals- and nearly 24,000 students together with 1,200 faculty and research staff.
The Hebrew University lies at the forefront of international science - from biotechnology and computer science to astrophysics and cancer research, from microbiology to solar energy and genetic engineering. The Hebrew University conducts over 1/3 of all academic research in Israel and is home to some 100 subject-related and interdisciplinary laboratories and research centers. 43% of Israel's biotechnology research is carried out at the Hebrew University.