The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, founded in 1918 and opened officially in 1925, is Israel’s premier university as well as its leading research institution. The Hebrew University is ranked internationally among the 100 leading universities in the world and first among Israeli universities.
Website of university: http://new.huji.ac.il/en
Website for inbound exchange students: http://international.huji.ac.il/en/programs/exchange
Online academic calendar website: http://academic-secretary.huji.ac.il/index.php?cmd=english.473
Full time load: 20 credits per semester
1 Credit = 1 semester hour of frontal study
1 Course= 2-6 Credits
Minimum course enrolment for exchange students: Undergraduate: 12 credits per semester; Graduate: 4 credits per semester
Maximum course enrolment for exchange students: Undergraduate: 18 credits per semester
Courses of Medicine; MBA are NOT available to exchange students.
Course Finder Website: RIS Undergraduate: https://overseas.huji.ac.il/?CategoryID=497 (English); RIS Graduate https://overseas.huji.ac.il/risgradcourses (English); Faculty level courses http://shnaton.huji.ac.il/(Hebrew and English)
1. NUMBER OF PLACEMENTS
Academic Year: 4
Spring: Undergraduate programs:November 15th
Graduate programs::November 30th
Fall: Autumn and Year
Undergraduate programs:April 30th
Graduate programs:May 15th
Most of the courses taught in English and Hebrew (pending on meeting Hebrew requirements and avaliability)IELTS 7 or TOEFL 89 Official scores; Hebrew requirements (if a student wishes to attend regular University courses) http://moreinfo.huji.ac.il/ShowPage.asp?cat=353&in=333
4. APPLICATION PROCEDURES
On-line application for exchange student https://overseas.huji.ac.il/onlineapply/apply.aspx?rsp=Exchange&qcd=bz18Qd97K3
All students at the Hebrew University, including part-time and external students, must have health insurance coverage for the period of their studies.
View detail: https://overseas.huji.ac.il/health
View detail: https://overseas.huji.ac.il/housing
Renting off-campus housing is an attractive option for many students. Monthly rent for an individual sharing an apartment will generally cost US $200-$400, depend¬ing upon the size, location, and amenities of the room/apartment, as well as the number of roommates. When renting an apartment, students must take into account additional expenses: electricity, water, gas, municipal taxes (arnona), and the monthly building maintenance fee.
3. VISA REQUIREMENTS
ALL students must obtain a MULTIPLE ENTRY A/2 STUDENT VISA prior to their arrival to Israel through the closest Israeli Embassy or Consulate.
View detail: https://overseas.huji.ac.il/gradvisa
Head of the International Office
Ms. Jane Turner