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An-Najah National University was ranked first in Palestine according to the twelve edition of ‎Webometrics Transparent Ranking: Top Universities by Citations in Top Google Scholar profiles, July 2021 version 10.1.1, which was ‎issued by the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC) in ‎Spain.


In this ranking, world universities such as Harvard ‎University, University of Oxford, Boston University, University of ‎Manchester and University of Toronto among others were ranked by citations in top ‎Google ‎Scholar profiles as this version consists only of top entries ‎‎‎(citations>1000). The ranking included 4200 academic institutions ‎of ‎which 12 were Palestinian. ‎ An-Najah was ranked first with 64855 ‎citations holding the 1443 position in the world. It is worth mentioning ‎that the University has always been ranked top ‎Palestinian university in ‎this Webometrics Ranking. ‎

On this occasion, An-Najah University President, Prof. Maher Natsheh ‎thanked the Chair of the University Board of Trustees, Mr. Sabih Al-‎Masri, the Board's Vice Chair, Prof. Rami Hamdallah and the Board's ‎members for their consistent support to achieve this success. ‎

For 12 years, An-Najah administration worked on promoting the ‎University's academic status; therefore, formed specialized teams to ‎follow up on world rankings. One team was responsible for creating high ‎quality website content, whereas other teams were responsible for Times ‎Higher Education Ranking and QS Ranking.  ‎

Prof. Natsheh mentioned that An-Najah is one of the largest academic ‎institutions in Palestine and the Arab World offering scientific, ‎humanities and medical specializations. ‎

He was very proud of this result, referring that the University always ‎aspires to maintain its academic progress and distinction among ‎Palestinian and Arab universities, especially with regards to world ‎rankings. ‎

He also paid tribute to the efforts made by the researchers and staff of ‎An-Najah, who worked hard to achieve this success. ‎


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