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Foundation: 1974

Mission: The Open University of Israel aims to make higher education accessible, without prerequisite admission requirements, to all individuals who seek to fully utilize their learning potential, thus allowing them to expand and enrich their educational capital and employability. By offering challenging academic programs, developing advanced distance learning methods, and reaching out to the geographic and socioeconomic periphery, the Open University strives to be a leading force for social inclusion and academic empowerment in Israel, while maintaining excellence in academic teaching and research.

Vision: We remain committed to our belief in social inclusion and social-academic justice, which has shaped our vision since the inception of the OUI.



Overall percentile


Research percentile


Innovation percentile


Societal percentile

Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Universities sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject area

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal

AreaWorldMiddle EastOECDIsrael
Arts and Humanities 571st50th533rd12th
Business, Management and Accounting 680th42nd556th7th
Computer Science 552nd41st451st9th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 464th37th396th6th
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 687th83rd580th9th
Mathematics 640th114th542nd11th
Psychology 723rd42nd684th13th
Social Sciences 745th78th665th10th

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatiĆ³n allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

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