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Academic Excellence

Why Apply to Hebrew UniversityStudy with the best. Hebrew University is the highest-ranked university in Israel, one of the world’s top 100, and one of the top 25 schools outside of the United States. You’ll work with internationally accomplished faculty and have access to an impressive range of resources and facilities.

Historic & Innovative Jerusalem

Enjoy vibrant architecture, food, and street life while walking our historic neighborhoods. Here, East meets West, and Judaism, Christianity, and Islam thrive. Here, entrepreneurs and leaders in IT research and development push beyond what was thought possible. Here, creatives and people making a difference come together. Jerusalem is a city of discovery – and your second classroom.

Flexible & Exciting Programs

Discover a challenging and rewarding academic environment committed to helping you achieve your goals. Our tailored, flexible programs offer short- and long-term study opportunities. Consider which academic programs might work best for you.

Diverse & Welcoming Community

Live on the vibrant Mount Scopus Campus with other international and Israeli students. Take advantage of stimulating lectures and seminars; diverse social, cultural, and religious activities; invigorating athletic and recreational pursuits; and more. We have decades of experience helping international students like you have the best study abroad experience possible. Learn more about student life.

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  • Hebrew University Quick Facts

    Founded: 1918 (opened 1925)
    Senior Faculty Members: 1,000
    RIS Students: 2,300
    Total HebrewU Students: 22,000
    Faculties: 7
    Schools: 14
    Academic Departments: 315
    Research Centers: 100+
    Alumni: 100,000
    Nobel Prizes: 8
    Fields Medal for Mathematics: 1
    Israel Awards: 269
    Wolf Prizes: 9
    EMET Prizes: 33
    Rothschild Prizes: 89

  • Apply to RIS

    Hebrew University’s Rothberg International School offers you a challenging and rewarding academic environment to help you achieve your goals. Our tailored, flexible programs offer short- and long-term study opportunities.

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