Why Study at the Hebrew University

Why Study at the Hebrew University

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem is the foremost university in Israel, regularly ranked in the top 100 universities in the world – along with Harvard, MIT, Oxford and Cambridge.

An International Experience

Thanks to the global stature of the Hebrew University and its strong ties with leading institutions across the world, students enjoy many opportunities to integrate an international experience with their course of study. It attracts around 1,200 students from 70 countries who come to experience one of the most vibrant, connected, cross-cultural universities in the world. International students are invited to Israel to experience the outstanding, first-class overseas study programmes offered in English, at the Rothberg International School.

The Rothberg International School

The Rothberg International School is the international study centre of the Hebrew University, with courses designed to open inquisitive minds to new areas of knowledge and inquiry.

You can choose from summer courses, gap year, an ulpan or become a full-time student at the University for an Undergraduate year abroad or a master’s degree.

The Power to Influence

The Hebrew University runs dozens of social involvement projects including counselling for residents of distressed areas, helping youth at risk, and legal aid for the socioeconomically disadvantaged. Many different social, political movements and organisations operate here. Students are invited to participate in actions for social change to help create an egalitarian society and to assist in making Jerusalem’s young people a leading and influential force in the city.

A rich community atmosphere and lots of cultural and recreational options in Israel’s most fascinating city.

The British Friends of the Hebrew University provides scholarship funding to students every year.

The University provides advice, counselling and support to students with learning disabilities, ADHD, accessibility issues and minority students.

The University has a wide range of sports centres, spacious gyms, swimming pools, an athletics stadium, tennis courts and dance studios.

Explore your Hebrew University Courses

Gap Year | First Year Study Abroad

Undergraduate Study

Graduate Programmes

Summer Programmes including Ulpanim