Index of Master’s Degree Programs

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School of Business Administration
Faculty of Science
Faculty of Agriculture
Faculty of Medicine

Faculty of Humanities (Mount Scopus)       www.hum.huji.ac.il

Department

Special Comments

Website (some programs have a Facebook site)

Arabic Language & Literature

 

arabic-lang.huji.ac.il

Archaeology and the Ancient Near East

The requested specialization must be indicated.

archaeology.huji.ac.il

Asian Studies

Students must choose Chinese Studies or Japanese Studies.

eastasia.huji.ac.il

Bible

Hebrew level: exemption or YAEL 145.

bible.huji.ac.il

Classics

 

classics.huji.ac.il

Cognitive Sciences

Individual program according to research topic. Requires submission of Statement of Intent.

cognitivescience.huji.ac.il

Comparative Religion

 

religion.huji.ac.il

English

Does not require Hebrew language proficiency.

english.huji.ac.il;

englishhuji.com

Folklore and Folk Culture

 

folklore.huji.ac.il

General and Comparative Literature

Hebrew level: Heh or YAEL 120. 
Track in translation.

complit.huji.ac.il

German, Russian and East European Studies

Requires proficiency in German or Russian.

grs.huji.ac.il

Hebrew Language

Hebrew level: exemption or YAEL 145. Track in editing.

hebrew-language.huji.ac.il

Hebrew Literature

Hebrew level: exemption or YAEL 145. Track in translation.

hebliterature.huji.ac.il

History

 

history.huji.ac.il

History of Art

 

arthistory.huji.ac.il

History of the Jewish People and Contemporary Jewry

The requested specialization must be indicated. Hebrew level: Vav or YAEL 135.

jewish-history.huji.ac.il

History, Philosophy and Sociology of the Sciences

 

hps.huji.ac.il

Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies

Applicants with no prior background in Arabic will need two years of supplementary studies.

islamic-mideast.huji.ac.il

Jewish Thought

Hebrew level: exemption or YAEL 145.

jewishthought.huji.ac.il

Linguistics

Structural or Generative tracks. Requires 220 on the Amir Test or 120 on Amiram.

linguistics.huji.ac.il

Musicology

Special joint program with the David Yellin Teachers College in the field of Music Therapy.

musicology.huji.ac.il

Philosophy

 

philosophy.huji.ac.il

Romance and Latin American Studies

The requested section must be indicated.

romancelatinostudies.
huji.ac.il

Talmud and Halakha

Hebrew level: exemption or YAEL 145.

talmud.huji.ac.il

Theater Studies

Minimum average equivalent to 85.

theatre.huji.ac.il

Yiddish

Hebrew level: Heh or YAEL 120.

yiddish.huji.ac.il

School of Education

All specializations require submission of an internal form on the School's website.

education.huji.ac.il

Administration, Policy and Leadership in Education

 

 

Combined Studies in the Sciences of Education

 

 

Educational Counseling

Minimum average equivalent to 85; two years of experience; personal interview.
Application deadline: May1.

 

Educational Counseling for Early Childhood

In cooperation with the School of Social Work. Minimum average equivalent to 85; two years of experience; personal interview.
Application deadline: May1.

 

Educational Psychology and Clinical Child Psychology

According to requirements of the MA in psychology.

 

Individual Program in Educational Psychology

According to requirements of the MA in Psychology, except for the application deadline.

 

Jewish Education

There is an option to complete the program in one year; new blended program combining distance learning with a summer semester on-site.

melton.huji.ac.il

Learning Disabilities

Minimum average equivalent to 85. Application deadline: May 1.

 

Processes in Teaching and Learning

 

 

Sociology of Education

 

 

Special Education

 

 

Teaching Certificate for Secondary Schools – Diploma Studies Only

Details in separate chapter.

 

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Faculty of Social Sciences (Mount Scopus)         social.huji.ac.il

Department

Special Comments

Website (some programs have a Facebook site)

Communications and Journalism

Minimum grade equivalent to 85. There is a non-specialized trend. Applicants must fill out an internal form on the website and submit a Statement of Intent.

communication.huji.ac.il

Communications, Culture and Cinema Trend

 

 

Internet and New Media Trend

 

 

Political Communications Trend

 

 

Conflict Research, Management and Resolution

Supplementary courses required in first year, according to background.

crmr.huji.ac.il

Contemporary German Studies: Politics, Society and Culture

Program in English.

www.cgs.huji.ac.il

Culture Studies

Minimum average equivalent to 85. Personal interview required.

culture.huji.ac.il
 

Economics non-research track

Minimum average equivalent to 85 in BA or in supplementary courses. Applicants must submit a Statement of Intent.

economics.huji.ac.il

Economics – Joint Program with Tel-Aviv University – Research Track

Minimum average equivalent to 85 in BA and in pre-requisites. Applicants must submit a Statement of Intent and two closed reference letters.

 

Bogen International Graduate Program

Program in English

 

European Studies

 

www.ef.huji.ac.il

Geography
(without Trend)

Applicants must fill out an internal form on the website. Students may add the specialization in Environmental Management and Planning

geography.huji.ac.il

Geography with Urban and Regional Planning

Minimum grade equivalent to 82 for the Non-Research Track; 80 for the Research Track.

 

Glocal International Development 

Program in English. Minimum average equivalent to 85. Personal interview required. Applicants must fill out an internal form on the website.

glocal.huji.ac.il

International Relations

Minimum average equivalent to 82 for the Non-Research Track; 87 and personal interview for the Research Track; 90 and personal interview for the TELEM program. Applicants must fill out an internal form on the website. Candidates required to take supplementary courses may try testing out of some of them during September.

ir.huji.ac.il

International Security and Diplomacy Trend

Non-Research Track

 

Political Economics and International Institutions Trend

Non-Research Track

 

Natural Resources Management and Environmental Policy

Minimum average equivalent to 85. Applicants must fill out an internal form on the website. Students may add the specialization in Urban and Regional Planning.

env.huji.ac.il/page/1530

Political Science

Personal interview required for the Research Track. Applicants must fill out an internal form on the website. Some of the supplementary courses are offered in the summer.

politics.huji.ac.il

Democracy and Politics in Israel Trend

 

 

International Relations Trend

 

 

Politics and Communications Trend

Minimum average equivalent to 85 for the Non-Research Track and 87 for the Research Track.

 

Psychology

Details below.

psychology.huji.ac.il

Sociology and Anthropology

Applicants must fill out an internal form on the website.

sociology.huji.ac.il

Anthropology Trend

 

 

Demography Trend

 

 

Organizational Studies Trend

Competitive admission according to academic achievements.

 

Sociology Trend

 

 

Statistics

Minimum average equivalent to 75 in Statistics.

stat.huji.ac.il

The Federmann School of Public Policy and Government

Application deadline May 31. Applicants must fill out an internal form on the website and submit 3 recommendations. GRE/ GMAT quantitative score required. Personal interview required.

public-policy.huji.ac.il

Joint Program in Economics and Public Policy

Applicants must meet admission requirements of both programs.

 

Management and Public Policy

Applicants must meet admission requirements of both MBA and Public Policy.

 

Law and Public Policy

Applicants must meet admission requirements of LLM and Public Policy.

 

Specialization Programs:

 

Environmental Management, Planning and Policy

 

geography.huji.ac.il

Gender Studies

Open to students in all faculties on Mount Scopus.

www.huji.ac.il/huji/
info_gen_lafer.htm

Urban and Regional Planning

For MA students in all departments excluding Geography.

urbanstudies.huji.ac.il

Urban and Regional Studies

For MA students in all departments excluding Geography.

urbanstudies.huji.ac.il

 

Psychology – All Specializations

Application deadline: February 20, 2017. Candidates must also register with the department and submit two letters of recommendation on special forms that are available on the website: psychology.huji.ac.il.

Candidates must hold a BA in Psychology and have passed courses equivalent to the required courses of the Hebrew University’s Department of Psychology. A list of these courses can be obtained from the Overseas Applicants Unit.

Candidates must take the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) – both the subject test in Psychology and the general test, or the Mit'am Examination offered in Hebrew. All documents, including GRE scores and letters of recommendation, must reach the Overseas Applicants Unit no later than March 15, 2017. Only complete applications will be considered.

Candidates who did not take the GRE exam prior to December 2016 or the Mit'am Examination in October 2016 will not be eligible for admission for the 2017/18 academic year. Note that GRE test scores are valid for five years.

Suitable candidates will be interviewed in May, in Israel only. Decisions will be announced by the end of June.

Candidates must submit an additional form that can be downloaded from the department's website and choose one of the following areas of specialization: Clinical Psychology, Social Psychology, as well as the Track in Applied Neuropsychology or the Track in Cognition and Cognitive Brain Sciences in the Division of Brain, Behavior and Cognition.

The following specializations are offered by the School of Education: Educational and Clinical Child Psychology or an Individual Program in Educational Psychology.

Only candidates who attach the completed form to their application will be considered by the Admissions Committee.

Candidates lacking a degree in Psychology, who wish to apply to an MA program in one of the applied specializations, must take an extensive supplementary program. Admission requirements for the supplementary program include a minimum score of 650 on the Psychometric Test and a BA grade average of 85 or its equivalent. The supplementary program includes all undergraduate required courses and usually extends over two years. Afterwards, when applying to the MA program, these students will need to meet the same admission requirements as all holders of a BA in Psychology.

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Faculty of Law (Mount Scopus)                                                                                                                                                                          law.huji.ac.il

Department

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Website (some programs have a Facebook site)

Law (LLM)

Hebrew level: Heh or YAEL 120.

law.huji.ac.il

LLM with Specialization in Human Rights and International Law

Program in English. Requires LLB or JD. Application through the Rothberg International School.

en.law.huji.ac.il

MA in Human Rights and Transitional Law

For applicants with no prior Law degree. Program in English. Application through the Rothberg International School.

en.law.huji.ac.il

LLM/MA in International Law and Conflict Management

Program in English. Application through the Rothberg International School.

en.law.huji.ac.il

Criminology

Minimum average equivalent to 85 for the Research Track and 80 for the Theoretical track. Applicants must submit a letter with details relevant to the requested specialization.

law.huji.ac.il/book/תארים-בקרימינולוגיה

Criminology – Specialization in Law Enforcement

Minimum average equivalent to 80 and direct association to law enforcement.

law.huji.ac.il/book/תארים-בקרימינולוגיה

Criminology – Specialization in Forensic Sciences

Minimum average equivalent to 85 in in a relevant field.

law.huji.ac.il/book/תארים-בקרימינולוגיה

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Paul Baerwald School of Social Work and Social Welfare (Mount Scopus)                                                                  www.sw.huji.ac.il

All applicants to the School must complete an internal application form on the website and submit one reference from a place of work/volunteering and one academic reference.                                                          

Department

Special Comments

Website (some programs have a Facebook site)

Early Childhood Studies – Guidance and Supervision

  Preference for degrees and/or   experience in early childhood.

www.sw.huji.ac.il/list/571

Early Childhood Studies – Policy and Management

Preference for degrees in relevant fields and experience in supervisory positions in early childhood.

www.sw.huji.ac.il/list/571

Early Childhood Studies – Mental Health Program

Degree in a relevant field and license in Child Therapy with at least three years of experience.

www.sw.huji.ac.il/list/571

Management of Non-Profit and Community Organizations

Preference for experience in managing community, non-profit or public organizations. Supplementary studies will be given before the beginning of the academic year.

www.sw.huji.ac.il/list/551

Social Work – MSW + Supplementary Studies for holders of degrees in other fields

 

Minimum average equivalent to 85. Pre-requisites from a list on the website. Additional requirements according to the specific program. Application deadline: April 30, 2017.

www.sw.huji.ac.il/list/542

Social Work – Direct Treatment Program

Required minimum average in a Social Work degree equivalent to 85; One year experience in supervised therapy after graduation.

www.sw.huji.ac.il/list/552

Social Work – General-Integrative Program

Research Track only. Required minimum average in a Social Work Degree equivalent to 90.

www.sw.huji.ac.il/list/552

Social Work – Policy and Community Program

Required minimum average in a Social Work degree equivalent to 85.

www.sw.huji.ac.il/list/552

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School of Business Administration (Mount Scopus)

Application deadline: June 30, 2017 (including submission of GMAT scores). Applicants must fill out an internal form on the School website bschool.huji.ac.il.

Candidates must take the Quantitative section of the GMAT .
Candidates with a BA grade average equivalent to 90 and background in quantitative areas may request to be exempted from taking the GMAT . In addition, candidates who have taken the GRE may request that those scores be considered in lieu of the GMAT .

 

Students who did not major in Business or a related subject on the undergraduate level will be required to take supplementary courses during their first year and, consequently, will not be able to complete the program in two years. Pending approval by the academic committee, students might be permitted to participate in some graduate courses during the supplementary year.

Areas of specialization: Finance and Banking, Internet Studies, Marketing, Operations Research and Management, Organizational Behavior and Human Resources Management and Strategy and Managerial Entrepreneurship.

English level requirement: Upper Advanced.

The School offers a joint program with the Department of Economics with a regular track as well as an honors track with a specialization in Finance and Financial Economics.

The School offers a joint program with the Rothberg International School, taught in English. Details: overseas.huji.ac.il/mba.

New program: Biomed MBA/ a non-research program for outstanding students. Admission based on degree grades, quantitative score on GMAT , orientation day and personal interview.

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Faculty of Science (Edmund J. Safra Campus, Givat Ram)                                                                                                                         science.huji.ac.il

All applicants must fill out an internal form on the website of the Faculty.

Department

Special Comments

Website (some programs have a Facebook site)

Applied Physics

Specializations in Opto- and Microelectronics. Minimum average equivalent to 80. Interview required.

www.cs.huji.ac.il

Atmospheric Sciences

Minimum average equivalent to 85. Applicants with an average of 80-85 will be reviewed by the committee. Applicants might be required to find a supervisor before acceptance.

www.earth.huji.ac.il

Bio-Engineering

Direct doctoral program. Minimum average equivalent to 85.

www.cs.huji.ac.il

Biotechnology

Minimum average equivalent to 85. Applicants might be required to find a supervisor before acceptance

biotechnology.huji.ac.il
 

Brain and Behavioral Sciences

Minimum average equivalent to 80. Applicants must find a supervisor.

www.bio.huji.ac.il

Cellular and Developmental Biology

Minimum average equivalent to 80. Applicants must find a supervisor.

www.bio.huji.ac.il

Chemistry

Minimum average equivalent to 80. Applicants must find a supervisor. There is a track combining MSc studies with a Teaching Certificate.

chemistry.huji.ac.il

Computer Science

Minimum average in computer science equivalent to 85. Graduates of other fields will be considered on a competitive basis.

www.cs.huji.ac.il

Ecology, Evolution and Behavior

Minimum average equivalent to 80. Applicants must find a supervisor.

www.bio.huji.ac.il

Environmental Studies

Minimum average equivalent to 85. Applicants with an average of 80-85 will be reviewed by the committee. Applicants might be required to find a supervisor before acceptance.

env.huji.ac.il

Genetics

Minimum average equivalent to 80. Applicants must find a supervisor.

 

www.bio.huji.ac.il

Geology/Geology with specialization in Geo-Archaeology

Minimum average equivalent to 85. Applicants with an average of 80-85 will be reviewed by the committee. Applicants might be required to find a supervisor before acceptance.

www.earth.huji.ac.il

Hydrology and Water Resources

Joint program with Agriculture and Social Sciences. Minimum average equivalent to 85. Applicants with an average of 80-85 will be reviewed by the committee.  Applicants might be required to find a supervisor before acceptance.

water.huji.ac.il

Management of Technology

Joint program with Business Administration. Minimum average equivalent to 85.

 

Mathematics

Minimum average equivalent to 85. Applicants with an average of 80-85 will be reviewed by the committee.

www.ma.huji.ac.il

Oceanography

Minimum average equivalent to 85. Applicants with an average of 80-85 will be reviewed by the committee. Applicants might be required to find a supervisor before acceptance.

www.earth.huji.ac.il

Physics

Minimum average equivalent to 85. Applicants with an average of 80-85 will be reviewed by the committee. Application deadline: April 30. Interview required.

phys.huji.ac.il

Plant Sciences (Botany)

Minimum average equivalent to 80. Applicants must find a supervisor.

www.bio.huji.ac.il

Structural and Molecular Biochemistry

Minimum average equivalent to 80. Applicants must find a supervisor.

www.bio.huji.ac.il

Specializations:

 

 

Genomics and Bioinformatics

Admission to an MSc program and a minimum average equivalent to 85.

 

Rationality – Direct Doctoral Program

Admission to a PhD or MSc program and meeting admission requirements of the Center.

www.ratio.huji.ac.il

Nano-Science and Nano-Technology

High average in undergraduate studies and admission to MSc in Applied Physics, Chemistry, Physics or Pharmacy

nanoscience.huji.ac.il

Edmond and Lily Safra Center for Brain Sciences

 

Brain Research: Computation and Information Processing

Direct Doctoral Program. Application deadline: March 28. Minimum average equivalent to 85. Personal interviews will take place
April 2-6. Open house on March 21.

elsc.huji.ac.il

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Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment  (Rehovot)                                                                               www.agri.huji.ac.il

Department

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Website (some programs have a Facebook site)

Agricultural Economics and Management

Applicants must fill out an internal form on the website. All applicants (except for Agricultural Economics) must find a supervisor for their research.
Applicants with an average equivalent to 75-80 who have a potential supervisor will be reviewed by the admissions committee.

 

departments.agri.huji.ac.il/
economics717

Agroecology and Plant Health

departments.agri.huji.ac.il/
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Animal and Veterinary Sciences

departments.agri.huji.ac.il/
animals735

Biochemistry, Food Science and Nutrition

departments.agri.huji.ac.il/
nutrition

Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment

departments.agri.huji.ac.il/
environment728

Field and Vegetable Crops

departments.agri.huji.ac.il/
plantscience/index.php

Genetics and Breeding

departments.agri.huji.ac.il/
plantscience/index.php

Horticulture

departments.agri.huji.ac.il/
plantscience/index.php

Plant Sciences in Agriculture

departments.agri.huji.ac.il/
plantscience/index.php

Soil and Water Sciences

departments.agri.huji.ac.il/
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Interdepartmental and Specialization Programs

 

Biotechnology

In cooperation with the Faculty of Science

biotechnology.huji.ac.il
 

Veterinary Public Health

In cooperation with the School of Public Health

ksvm.agri.huji.ac.il/
program_MVPH.php

Genomics and Bioinformatics

In cooperation with the Faculty of Science

 

Koret School of Veterinary Medicine

 

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Details below

ksvm.agri.huji.ac.il

Veterinary Medicine

  • Studies extend over four years. Application deadline: May 15, 2017.
  • Candidates must achieve a minimum score of 600 on the Psychometric Test and be exempt from Hebrew and English-language studies. Applicants who scored high on the GRE may submit a special request to be exempt from the psychometric requirement. Our institutional code for the GRE scores is 0859.
  • Candidates must have completed a recognized undergraduate degree in the last seven years in a relevant field.
  • The degree final average/GPA must be equivalent to at least 85, according to the University’s conversion policies. Only the GPA given by the degree-granting university will be considered.
  • All applicants with non-Israeli degrees will be considered by the special admissions committee. The committee will review additional grades submitted by the applicant.
  • The undergraduate degree program must include courses in the following subjects with a minimum grade equivalent to 80 in each: Basic Immunology, Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Endocrinology, Genetics, Human or Animal Physiology, Mathematics, Microbiology, Physics and Statistics. A list of the required courses can be found on the School's website.
  • Candidates are also required to submit proof of fieldwork training with animals, according to the details on the School’s website.
  • Accepted students are required to present proof of Israeli citizenship/permanent residency before finalizing admission.
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Faculty of Medicine  (Ein-Kerem)                                                                                                                                                        medicine.huji.ac.il

Department

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Website (some programs have a Facebook site)

Advanced Clinical Nursing

Applicants must complete an internal form on the website and indicate a specialization in Complicated Adult Patient, Geriatrics/Gerontology, Oncology or Woman’s Health. Personal interview required. The committee might consider an applicant with an average equivalent to 75 for supplementary studies. Applications will be reviewed only after meeting Hebrew and/or English requirements.

nursing.ekmd.huji.ac.il

Biomedical Sciences

Applicants must find a supervisor in one of these specializations: Cell Biology, Immunology and Cancer Research; Biochemistry, Metabolism and Endocrinology; Microbiology; Neurobiology; Human Genetics  research track and Human Genetics with Genetic Counseling – Non-Research specialization offered every other year (offered in 2017/18).

medicine.huji.ac.il

Biotechnology

Application through the Faculty of Science.

biotechnology.huji.ac.il
 

Family Medicine

Diploma program

medicine.huji.ac.il

Occupational Therapy

Non-Research Track for holders of BOT with minimum average equivalent to 80; Research Track for graduates of various fields with a minimum average equivalent to 85.Applicants must fill out an internal form on the website.

ot.huji.ac.il

Pharmacy

Applicants must find a supervisor in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmacology or Medicinal Chemistry. For Clinical Pharmacy: BPharm with a minimum average equivalent to 85. New MSc program in Forensic and Analytical Science.

pharmacy.huji.ac.il

School of Public Health

 All applicants must fill out an internal form on the website:        publichealth.huji.ac.il

Clinical Epidemiology

Research Track only.

 

Health Administration

Minimum average equivalent to 85. Program in cooperation with the School of Business Administration. Courses will be given one weekly day at Ein-Kerem and half a day on Mount Scopus

 

Public Health

In the second year, students choose a specialization: Epidemiology and Statistics; Health Advancement; Management and Health Economics; Health and the Environment.

 

Veterinary Public Health

In cooperation with the Koret School of Veterinary Medicine

ksvm.agri.huji.ac.il/
program_MVPH.php

Biomedical Sciences in Dental Medicine

Parallel programs are offered in Hebrew and in English. Minimum average equivalent to 82.

dental.huji.ac.il

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