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In light of the COVID-19 situation, we have extended our admission deadline to July 1, 2020.

$1,500 discount will be granted to applicants to the following M.A. programs who complete registration by January 13, 2020 and pay tuition by April 22, 2020:

M.A. in Nonprofit Management and Leadership
M.A. in Israel Studies
M.A. in Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies
M.A. in the Bible and the Ancient Near East
M.A. in Jewish Studies

$500 discount will be granted to applicants to the Graduate Non-Degree Program (full-time) who complete registration by January 13, 2020 and pay tuition by April 22, 2020.

Applicants to the International StartUp 360° MBA Program who complete registration by January 31, 2020 and pay tuition by April 22, 2020 will be granted a 10% discount on tuition. Applicants who complete registration by April 15, 2020 and pay tuition by June 1, 2020 will be granted a 5% discount on tuition.

Completion of registration includes the submission of an application form as well as all of the required supplementary documents. For information about the required supplementary documents, please refer to the webpage of your program of interest, below.


Hebrew University’s Rothberg International School (RIS) offers one- and two-year master’s degree programs, taught in English and designed for students who seek to further their education abroad and expand their career opportunities. Immerse yourself in your area of study through scholarly research, practical experience, and networking with peers and experts in your field. You need a bachelor’s degree (or law degree, for our LL.M. program) to apply.

One-Year Programs

Two-Year Programs

M.A. in the Bible & the Ancient Near East

Study in the leading master’s program in the field! Our program is dedicated to contemporary Biblical studies and provides a strong foundation in both Biblical and Modern Hebrew. Emphasis is placed on ancient Near Eastern history, archaeology, texts, and languages.

 M.A. in Jewish Studies

Expand your critical thinking, textual analysis, and writing skills, and gain an in-depth understanding of Jewish history, culture, and civilization from ancient times to the present. Take advantage of the opportunity to study Modern Hebrew intensively and experience Jerusalem as your second classroom. An optional Religious Studies Track is available.

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