Ranked internationally among the 100 leading universities in the world, Hebrew University has been recognized for leadership in the scientific community, stressing excellence in a wide array of studies, including the humanities, social sciences, exact sciences, and medicine. The university encourages multi-disciplinary activities in Israel and overseas, and serves as a bridge between academic research and its social and industrial applications. Chaim Weizmann, Albert Einstein, Martin Buber and Sigmund Freud were among the university’s founders whose genius inspired their vision of a great university whose mission would have no limits or borders. The founding charter declared that the institution would be open to every qualified man and woman irrespective of religion, race or nationality. Today, the Hebrew University has 6 campuses, 7 faculties, 14 schools, 23,500 students, 1,000 senior faculty members and boasts 8 Nobel Prizes and 1 Fields Medal in mathematics winners.