University Study in Israel: Hebrew University of Jerusalem

University Study in Israel: Hebrew University of Jerusalem — About

About University Study in Israel: Hebrew University of Jerusalem

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem is a multidisciplinary institution of higher learning and research, a scientific center of international repute, and is ranked among the world’s leading universities. At the Hebrew University, students of all backgrounds receive a university education where excellence is emphasized.

About 2,000 international students from around the world enroll at the Rothberg International School at Hebrew University every year.

This program appeals to students who are interested in experiencing Israeli and Middle Eastern culture, would like to study alongside Israeli and other international students, or need to fulfill major requirements.

Travel Warning

The US Department of State has issued a travel warning that affects this program. The Learning Abroad Center has obtained approval from the University of Minnesota's International Travel Risk Assessment and Advisory Committee (ITRAAC) for the University Study in Israel: Hebrew University of Jerusalem program. Review the approval details.

Housing & Meals

Students are required to live in the Mount Scopus on-campus housing, which allows you to meet other students and experience Israeli student life.

Students are usually housed in apartments with single bedrooms. Kitchen and bathroom facilities are shared.

There is no meal plan, but the kitchens are equipped with stove burners and refrigerators for preparing light meals and snacks. 


The Rothberg International School at Hebrew University organizes an extensive orientation as well as activities throughout the semester. They also employ full-time Madrichim (or Social Activities Coordinators) who build and implement the social activities program.

The Madrichim live on campus, and it is their responsibility to assist you in engaging in campus life as much as possible. Most social activities planned by the Rothberg International School are included in the program fee, so you are encouraged to take advantage of them all.

Learning Outcomes

Students studying at Hebrew University of Jerusalem will:

Faculty & Staff

All courses are taught by Hebrew University of Jerusalem faculty.

About the Learning Abroad Center

Learning Abroad Center programs are:

I-UROP Scholarship

University of Minnesota students participating in a research project on this program may be eligible for the International Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (I-UROP) Scholarship