Webometrics Ranking of An-Najah
An-Najah National University has recently been ranked the 1st Palestinian university, 22nd in the Arab World and 1741 among 26000 world universities according to Webometrics Ranking of World Universities, July edition, 2019. This makes it among top 6% of world universities.
On this occasion, Professor Maher Natsheh, An-Najah President paid tribute to the efforts of Mr. Sabih Al-Masri, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Prof. Rami Hamdallah, Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees and the Board's members who contributed to this glorious progress.
The university results were as follows:
Prof. Natsheh also mentioned that An-Najah is the largest university in Palestine with regards to students' number and academic programs. He added that the university will continue to enrich its academic journey and reach out to the entire world.
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 volume of the Web contents (number of web pages and files) and the visibility and impact of these web publications according to the number of external inlinks (site citations) they received. 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.