The Hebrew University of Jerusalem is consistently ranked as the top university in Israel and among the top 100 worldwide. Its student body numbers 23,000 students from Israel and 90 other countries. The University is actively engaged in international cooperation for research and teaching, and has signed 300 agreements for joint projects with other universities, and over 90 agreements for student exchanges with 27 countries.
The Hebrew University is a leader in bringing about change in the global community in many fields, including agriculture, environmental quality and public health. Students from developing countries carry out advanced studies at the Hebrew University and return to their home countries where they apply the knowledge they gained to improve the lives of their local communities.
Global Activity: The Numbers
· 265 academic agreements with institutions in 45 countries
· Student exchange agreements with 90 institutions in 30 countries
· 90 courses for the study of some 30 languages
· 308 post-doctoral researchers from 34 countries
· An annual enrolment of almost 2000 students from 80 countries at the Rothberg International School
· In September 2012, the Hebrew University became one of the first institutions to join Coursera, which partners with leading universities to offer free online courses to people everywhere.
Impact Felt Around the World
The Hebrew University has been a leader in actively driving advances that both improve lives — and save lives — around the globe, in sectors like agriculture, environmental quality and public health. Students from developing countries have carried out advanced studies at the Hebrew University, and then returned to their countries, equipped with the know-how to apply the knowledge and skills they need to change reality for the better.
Study at Hebrew University
Students from around the world are invited to discover Hebrew University, and learn from the experts – some highlights include:
· The International School of Agricultural Sciences of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, The Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment that offer Master's programs in Environmental Sciences, Nutrition, Plant Sciences and Animal Sciences.
· Rothberg International School – which offers a wide variety of degree and non degree programs for approximately 2,000 overseas students.
· International Master of Public Health, more than 850 students from 96 countries across the globe have participated in this unique experience.
· Glocal Program, an international 18-month Master's program in International Community Development
· International MBA in Entrepreneurship and Innovation, an opportunity to learn from the Start-Up Nation's best.
For information on postdoctoral positions, visiting scholar opportunities, and other information about the International Office, please visit http://international.huji.ac.il/.