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Pontifical Biblical Institute Joint Program


The Hebrew University’s joint program with the Pontifical Biblical Institute (PBI) in Rome provides PBI students with the opportunity to earn academic credits while studying in Jerusalem. This program has been in existence for more than 35 years. 


You will enroll in courses at the Hebrew University in the following areas:

  • Biblical archaeology
  • Biblical Hebrew
  • Biblical texts
  • History and culture of the ancient Near East


You must be enrolled in the Pontifical Biblical Institute in Rome to be eligible for this joint program. Please speak with your advisor at the PBI to learn more.


If you have been selected to participate in this joint program by the PBI, a Hebrew University admissions officer will contact you in order to guide you through the Hebrew University’s admission process.

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