Webometrics Ranking of An-Najah 2021 First Edition
On Wednesday, January 27th, 2021, the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC) in Spain announced the results of 2021 first edition (The January edition (2021.1.0) Webometrics Ranking for 30000 universities and educational institutes around the world.
The results showed that An-Najah National University is still ranked the 1st Palestinian university. It is also among top 3% of Arab universities and among top 5% of world universities.
The Webometrics Ranking of World Universities, also known as Ranking Web of Universities, is a ranking system for the world's universities based on a composite indicator that takes into account both the visibility, impact of these web publications according to the number of external inlinks (site citations) they received, the transparency, and excellence. The ranking is published by the Cybermetrics Lab, a research group of the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) located in Madrid.
The aim of the Ranking is to improve the presence of the academic and research institutions on the Web and to promote the open access publication of scientific results. The ranking started in 2004 and is updated every January and July. Today it provides Web indicators for more than 12,000 universities worldwide.