The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Givat Ram Campus is one of the university's main campuses, hosting much of the local student life, cultural activities, and research institutions found in Israel's premier and oldest university. The campus is also known as the Edmond Safra campus, after the Lebanese-born Jewish banker and philanthropist.
Many national institutions are housed on or alongside the Hebrew University of Jerusalem Givat Ram Campus, including the National Institute for Testing and Evaluation, Hebrew Language Academy, the Israel National Library, the Jerusalem Botanical Gardens and Bloomfield Science Center. Additionally, both the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance, and the High School Academy of Music and Dance can be found on the southern side of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem's sprawling Givat Ram Campus. Academic faculties found on the Givat Ram Campus include the Faculty of Science, Institute of Advanced Studies, the Center for the Study of Rationality, the Einstein Institute of Mathematics and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem's main library.
For students, Hebrew University of Jerusalem Givat Ram Campus boasts extensive dormitories, swimming pools, tennis courts, a synagogue, a full-size Sports Stadium, and a student sport center. The Givat Ram campus also offers a convenient location in central Jerusalem. The Givat Ram neighborhood is close to the Israeli Knesset, Binyanei HaUma International Convention Center, the Israeli Supreme Court and many of Israel's most popular museums.