Hebrew University of Jerusalem (temporarily not available)

Due to the current and uncertain situation in Israel this destination is not available for applications.

Hebrew University of Jerusalem is an exchange destination for bachelor and for master students from the Faculty of LAW, ECONOMICS AND GOVERNANCE at Utrecht University.

The Rothberg International School (RIS), located on Mount Scopus campus, is an academic and administrative entity within the Hebrew University. RIS serves as a hub for numerous international programs, degrees and courses. RIS provides administrative and academic support for incoming undergraduate and graduate exchange students, including pre-arrival assistance and arrival services.

Student Experiences

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University homepage

Rothberg International School (RIS)

Undergraduate course catalogue RIS

International Students and Exchange Programs

Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar HUJI

Academic Calendar RIS

Autumn term: October - February

Spring Term: March - June/July


Areas of study open to exchange students

Course catalogue

Agreement with the School of Law and the Faculty of Social Sciences. However, exchange students can choose courses from all faculties, including Hebrew and Arabic courses during the semester. Participation in some courses though requires approval from the department in which the student wishes to study. Certain courses have prerequisites. (Note IEO: HUJI will inform you about it after application for HUJI)

First degree courses are BA level.
Advanced degree courses are MA and PhD level courses.

Application & language requirements


Minimum grades average: The minimum GPA requirement has been waived for UU students.

English proficiency requirements: A recommendation letter from an academic is required for the application at Hebrew University (hence not for the first application at UU!). The language proficiency letter can be issued by the International Exchange Office - B2 level. 

Or provide:

1) TOEFL - 80
2) IELTS - 6
3) Cambridge English Exams – B2 and above (the level needs to be specifically stated)
4) CEFR – B2 and above 5) Language proficiency certificates issued by University Language Centers - B2 and above

Students who have completed degrees at universities in which the sole language of instruction is English are exempt from this requirement.

Hebrew: Students who wish to take courses in Hebrew should consult the webpage on Hebrew levels


Language of instruction


MA level courses

MA-level courses are available, however each request to participate in a MA/gruaduate level course will be handled individually. 
Advanced BA students can take MA courses upon approval of the academic advisor. 


You can find information on this university’s credits in the credit conversion table  

Housing assistance

On-campus housing information

Off-campus housing information


Information on visa requirements

All international students planning to study at the Rothberg International School must obtain a multiple-entry A/2 student visa through an Israeli embassy or consulate prior to arrival in Israel.  It is your responsibility to contact your nearest Israeli embassy or consulate and apply for the relevant visa in advance to your departure. Only an Israeli embassy or consulate can issue this visa. 

Health insurance & estimated living costs

Information on health insurance

!!!Starting this academic year (23-24) the Hebrew University will require all international students at the Hebrew University, including part-time and external students to purchase the health insurance coverage offered by HUJI (via Harel Insurance) for the full period of their studies. No exemption will be made, this decision was made taken after careful consideration and with the intension to support the students in ensuring their overall well-being, including your physical and mental health.!!!

Information on estimated living costs

Number of places available

2 places per year

Do you have any questions about this partner university or would you like to know more?

Contact the International Exchange Office of the Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance.

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