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Online Application

Welcome! Below is a link to our online application form. New users must first open a free account before they can log in. Returning users should log in with their email address and password, or student number and personal code.  

 

 
 

Graduate Application Deadlines

2021/2022 Academic Year 

  • Early admissions: November 22, 2020 – January 5, 2021
  • Regular admissions: January 6 – April 29, 2021
  • Late applications will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis, until September 12, 2021.

Applicants will receive an email from the Graduate Office with a student number, personal code, and link to upload the required supplementary documents within about 3 days of applying to a program.

Applicants will receive an admission decision within about 3 weeks of applying to a program and submitting all of the required supplementary documents. Admissions decisions are sent via email.

Early Admissions Tuition Payment and Scholarship

M.B.A. in Start-Up 360°

Applicants to the International StartUp 360° MBA Program who register by January 31st, 2021, complete their registration by February 28th, 2021 and pay at least 10% of the tuition fees by April 15th, 2021, will be granted a 10% discount on tuition.
Applicants who complete their registration by April 30th, 2021 and pay at least 10% of the tuition fees by June 15th, 2021, will be granted a 5% discount on tuition.

 

Applicants to the programs below may be eligible for an early admission scholarship:

M.A. in Nonprofit Management and Leadership
M.A. in Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies
M.A. in Israel Studies
M.A. in Jewish Studies
M.A. in the Bible and the Ancient Near East
M.A. in the Archaeology of the Land of the Bible
M.A. in Smart Cities and Urban Informatics

The terms of the scholarship are as follows:

  • A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to students who apply to one of the above programs by January 5, 2021, are accepted, pay $1,500 towards their tuition by February 5, 2021, and pay the remainder of their tuition by April 7, 2021.
  • An additional $250 scholarship will be awarded to students who apply to one of the above programs by January 5, 2021, are accepted, and pay their tuition in full by February 5, 2021 (total scholarship amount of $1,250).

All students must pay $1,500 towards their tuition by May 13, 2021, and must pay the remainder of their tuition by June 10, 2021.

 

Regular Admissions Tuition Payment and Scholarship

Applicants to the programs below may be eligible for an early tuition payment scholarship:

M.A. in Nonprofit Management and Leadership
M.A. in Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies
M.A. in Israel Studies
M.A. in Jewish Studies
M.A. in the Bible and the Ancient Near East
M.A. in the Archaeology of the Land of the Bible
M.A. in Smart Cities and Urban Informatics

The terms of the scholarship are as follows:

  • A $200 scholarship will be awarded to students who apply to one of the above programs by April 29, 2021, are accepted, and pay tuition in full by May 13, 2021.

All students must pay $1,500 towards their tuition by May 13, 2021, and must pay the remainder of their tuition by June 10, 2021.

 

Cancellation Policy

Applicants who complete their tuition payment and then decide to cancel their enrollment in the program before October 10, 2021 will receive a full refund, but will be charged a $500 withdrawal fee. Applicants who are forced to cancel their enrollment in the program due to COVID will receive a full refund and will not be charged a withdrawal fee.

 

Spring 2021 Semester

Admissions: September 15 – December 31, 2020

Late applications will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis, until February 14, 2021.

Autumn 2021 Semester

Admissions: November 22, 2020 – April 29, 2021

Late applications will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis, until September 12, 2021.

Spring 2022 Semester

Admissions: September 15 – December 31, 2021

Late applications will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis, until February 14, 2022.

The deadline to apply for financial aid and scholarships may differ. Please check our Scholarships and Financial Aid page.

Eligibility & Program Cost

Please check your program page for information on eligibility. To find the cost of your program please refer to the Fees & Refunds page.

Application Guidelines

For a complete list of the required supplementary documents for admission to your program please refer to your program page. Additionally, please note the following general regulations and guidelines:

  • We will only accept applications submitted through the online application portal.
  • You must submit all supplementary documents as outlined on your program page. Documents may be uploaded to your application directly or sent to the Division of Graduate Studies via email or post.
  • You will be notified of the admission decision only after all required supplementary application materials have been received.
  • We cannot return supplementary documents or transfer them to any other institution.
  • Within several days of submitting an online application, you will receive an email with a link to our admissions portal and log-in details, with which you can monitor your application status and upload new documents.
  • The Division of Graduate Studies will send all correspondence to the e-mail address and permanent mailing address that you provide on your application form. You must notify the Division of Graduate Studies of any changes of address or personal information.
  • The admissions decision-making process takes approximately three weeks once all documentation is received by the Division of Graduate Studies.
  • Acceptance to M.A. programs is conditional upon submission of official academic records. Scanned or faxed copies of academic records are not considered official.
  • M.A. applications with scanned, photocopied, or faxed documents will be processed and students may be accepted to a program on the condition that they present original paper copies or official electronic copies (“e-transcripts”) issued by their university Registrar’s Office.  E-transcripts must be sent by the university Registrar’s Office directly to the Division of Graduate Studies. Original academic documents must be submitted to the Division of Graduate Studies by the first day of your academic program.

Adding Documents to an Existing Application:

Division of Graduate Studies
Rothberg International School
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Boyar Building Room 520, Mount Scopus
91905 Jerusalem, ISRAEL

Application Fee

A non-refundable application fee of US$ 80 may be paid by:

  • Credit card (MasterCard or VISA) during the online application process.  Please note that here is a 1.9% convenience fee on all credit card payments.
  • Cash (in person)
  • Traveler’s check or money order (in person), payable to The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Personal checks are not accepted.
  • Bank transfer deposited or transferred to:
    Bank Discount (#11)
    Kanfei Nesharim Branch (#331)
    Account number 33182
    Swift/BIC Code: IDB LILITXXX
    IBAN (US$): IL360113310000006197770
    IBAN (€): IL030113310000010197771
    The transfer should include your name and requested program. You must bring a copy of this transaction to financial registration in Jerusalem.

If you are from the United States or Canada, you should consult your local office regarding payment procedures. For further information on how to make a payment, please see our Payment Information page.

Formal Acceptance to Graduate Studies

The RIS Division of Graduate Studies will communicate all admissions decisions via post and email. If you receive a conditional acceptance letter, you will be required to resolve the condition of your acceptance before the start of your program. Acceptance letters are valid only for the year issued. Deferred admission is not possible. Candidates must reapply each year.

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