Hebrew University graduates ranked 62nd most employable in the world, and most employable from Israeli universities, in Times Higher Education survey

A graduation ceremony at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Credit: Miriam Alster/Flash 90 for Hebrew University)


International survey ranks Hebrew University among the world’s best at preparing students for workplace

Jerusalem, November 20, 2017 — An analysis published by Times Higher Education (THE) has ranked Hebrew University of Jerusalem students as the 62nd most employable graduates in the world, placing the Hebrew University among the world’s top 100 universities at preparing its students for the workplace. The ranking also positions Hebrew University graduates as the most employable from Israeli universities, followed by the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology at 113, and Tel Aviv University at 135. The Hebrew University moved up 5 points this year, from 67 last year.

The global employability ranking, designed by the French human resources consultancy Emerging and published exclusively by Times Higher Education, reveals which universities the recruiters at top companies think are the best at preparing students for the workforce. The survey was conducted among thousands of recruiters and managers from a range of firms and industries around the world. Respondents were asked to define what they look for in graduates and which universities they believe produce the most employable graduates.

The top 5 ranked institutions globally were Caltech-California Institute of Technology, Harvard University, Columbia University, MIT-Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and University of Cambridge. The complete Global University Employability Ranking list is available online at

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