The Hebrew University

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, founded in 1918, opened officially in 1925, is Israel’s premier university as well as one of the country's leading research institutions. The Hebrew University is year after year internationally ranked among the 100 leading universities in the world.

The Hebrew University has attained recognition for its reputation of excellence and leading role in the scientific community. The university offers a wide array of study and research opportunities in the humanities, social sciences, exact sciences, and medicine. The university encourages multi-disciplinary activities in Israel and overseas, and serves as a bridge between academic research and bringing attained achievements to fruition and practical use.

The Hebrew University has its goals set to the training of the public, educational, scientific, and the professional leadership in the society; the preservation of and research of Jewish, cultural, spiritual, and intellectual traditions; and generally, the expansion of the boundaries of knowledge for the benefit of humanity.

Rothberg amfiteater Mount Scopus Campus
Rothberg amfiteater Mount Scopus Campus


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Achieving the Dream
A 7-minute film highlighting HU student excellence and research achievements.

Outstanding New Faculty
A 5-minute film about how HU is fighting Israeli brain drain with exceptional new recruits.