Exchange Programs

The Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment, Israel's standard bearer in agriculture, is ranked among the top 30 agricultural schools worldwide. It is known for its academic programs at the undergraduate and graduate level, for exceptional basic and applied research, and for educating international students through the International School of Agricultural Sciences.

The Faculty is the only institute of higher education in Israel offering university degrees in agriculture. It is also home to the only schools of Nutritional Sciences and of Veterinary Medicine.

Arriving at the Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment - https://intschool.agri.huji.ac.il/sites/default/files/hutz/files/pre-arrival_info.pdf

Exchange programs tracks:

 

Conditions for applying to an exchange program:

  • Your home institution must be a HUJI partner through a formal reciprocal exchange agreement.
  • You must be nominated for the program by your home institution's exchange coordinator.
  • You must apply to HUJI and, if selected, you remain enrolled with your home institution and continue to pay your home institution fees. You will be exempt from HUJI tuition fees.
  • The courses you take in HUJI may be credited towards your degree by your home institution, on approval of your home institution. 

 

Exchange Programs Coordinators:

Erasmus+ / University-Level Exchange Agreements coordinator

Ms. Ayala Feinmesser-Mizrahi: incoming@savion.huji.ac.il

Exchange program office website: The International Office

Phone: +972-2-5880285

 

Faculty-Level Exchange Programs coordinator

Ms. Noa Schwarzwald: noapl@savion.huji.ac.il

Exchange program office website:  The International School of Agricultural Sciences

Phone: +972-8-9489996

 

University-Level Exchange Agreements

Our University-Level Exchange Programs are based on bilateral agreements with international partner institutions

Acceptance Criteria

Your home institution will screen its applicants for the student exchange program in accordance with its own regulations as well as the Hebrew University's entry standards. The Hebrew University reserves the right to make the final judgment on the admission of students nominated for the student exchange program.

Application Process

As noted above, in order to apply you must first receive approval from your home institution for a specific program of study at our university.

A confirmation letter from the sending institution should be sent to the International Office: ayalafm@savion.huji.ac.il

After being nominated, you should apply to the Hebrew University via the on-line application system. You are required to submit the following documents:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Official Transcripts
  • Medical Form (download from online system)
  • Photocopy of Passport Identification Page
  • Passport Photo
  • Academic Recommendation Letters (download from online system)
  • Study Abroad Approval Form (download from online system)
  • Official TOEFL Results – or an equivalent standardized English proficiency test (Cambridge Exam, IELTS)

Application Deadlines

Fall semester or a full year: April 15th (Undergraduates) May 15th  (Graduates) (late applications are accepted subject to the approval of the Program Director).

Spring semester: November 15th (late applications are accepted subject to the approval of the Program Director).

Tuition Fees

Students will be exempt from paying the registration and tuition fees.

Language Requirements

Students from non-English-speaking countries and/or candidates who have not completed a full course of study at an institution in which  the language of instruction is English must submit a TOEFL official score. The minimum requirement is 89 on the internet based test. The Hebrew University code for the TOEFL is 0206. IELTS results are also accepted, with the minimum score of 7.

Academic Courses offered to exchange students:

The International School of Agricultural Sciences offers graduate level courses taught in English in the following programs:

Nutritional Sciences - held biennially in odd-numbered years. The next program will open in the 2019-20 academic year.

Animal Sciences - held biennially in odd-numbered years. The next program will open in the 2019-20 academic year.

Plant Sciences - held biennially in even-numbered years. The next program will open in the 2020-21 academic year.

Environmental Quality Sciences - held biennially in even-numbered years. The next program will open in the 2020-21 academic year.

The Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment offers a wide variety of graduate and some undergraduate level courses taught in English. Participation in some courses requires approval from the department in which the student wishes to study. Additionally, students can take curses taught in Hebrew (conditional on meeting Hebrew Language requirements). For more information please contact Ms. Noa Schwarzwald: noapl@savion.huji.ac.il

 

 

 

Faculty-Level Exchange Agreements

Our Faculty-Level Exchange Programs are based on bilateral agreements with counterpart faculties in international partner institutions:

AgroParisTech, France

China Agricultural University, China

Hohenheim University, Germany

Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Poland

Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

Wageningen, Netherlands

Acceptance Criteria

Your home institution will screen its applicants for the student exchange program in accordance with its own regulations as well as the Hebrew University's entry standards. The Hebrew University reserves the right to make the final judgment on the admission of students nominated for the student exchange program.

Application Process

As noted above, in order to apply you must first receive approval from your home institution for a specific program of study at our university.

A confirmation letter from the sending institution should be sent to the Ms. Noa Schwarzwald: noapl@savion.huji.ac.il

After being nominated, you are required to submit the following documents  :

Application Deadlines

Fall semester or a full year: April 15th (Undergraduates) May 15th  (Graduates) (late applications are accepted subject to the approval of the Program Director).

Spring semester: November 15th (late applications are accepted subject to the approval of the Program Director).

Tuition Fees

Students will be exempt from paying the registration and tuition fees.

Language Requirements

Students from non-English-speaking countries and/or candidates who have not completed a full course of study at an institution in which  the language of instruction is English must submit a TOEFL official score. The minimum requirement is 89 on the internet based test. The Hebrew University code for the TOEFL is 0206. IELTS results are also accepted, with the minimum score of 7.

Academic Courses offered to exchange students:

The International School of Agricultural Sciences offers graduate level courses taught in English in the following programs:

Nutritional Sciences - held biennially in odd-numbered years. The next program will open in the 2019-20 academic year.

Animal Sciences - held biennially in odd-numbered years. The next program will open in the 2019-20 academic year.

Plant Sciences - held biennially in even-numbered years. The next program will open in the 2020-21 academic year.

Environmental Quality Sciences - held biennially in even-numbered years. The next program will open in the 2020-21 academic year.

The Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment offers a wide variety of graduate and some undergraduate level courses taught in English. Participation in some courses requires approval from the department in which the student wishes to study. Additionally, students can take curses taught in Hebrew (conditional on meeting Hebrew Language requirements). For more information please contact Ms. Noa Schwarzwald: noapl@savion.huji.ac.il

 

 

Erasmus+ Agreements

Erasmus+ Agreements

The European Union created a new program Erasmus+ (2014-2020) to encourage the exchange of students between EU countries and countries around the world. The Erasmus+ program includes a program entitled "International Credit Mobility" which funds short term student and staff mobility between European and Partner Countries on the basis of inter-institutional agreements.

The Hebrew University has signed agreements with partner EU institutions, enabling students from partner universities an opportunity for international study at the Hebrew University.

The mobility programs are available for Bachelor, Master and Doctoral students for stays of 3–12 months.

Erasmus+ offers scholarships for travel costs and monthly allowances, paid by the EU partner institution.

 

 

Exchange Programs for Outgoing HUJI Students

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One of the top strategic priorities of the Hebrew University is to increase and expand its portfolio of international study opportunities for its student population, that serve to enrich and expand students' academic horizons.

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem offers its students a wide variety of exciting international study opportunities through these three tracks:

University-Level Exchange Programs - Apply through the International Office (הרשות לבינלאומיות) 

Erasmus+ Agreements - Apply through the International Office (הרשות לבינלאומיות) 

Faculty-Level Exchange Programs - Apply through the International School of Agricultural Sciences (ביה"ס הבינ"ל למדעי החקלאות)

 

Faculty-Level Exchange Agreements:

The Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment has student exchange agreements with universities in Europe and China.

Hohenheim University

Hohenheim University Fact Sheet 2019

Hohenheim University Incomings Student Info

Baden-Württemberg Scholarship 2019-20

Hohenheim University Research Internships

AgroParisTech

AgroParis Tech Masters for Exchange Students 2019-2020

Shanghai Jiao Tong University

SJTU Fact Sheet 2019-20

 

For more information and queries please contact:

Mahyan Gon, Outgoing Exchange Students Coordinator

08-9489344  mahyang@savion.huji.ac.il