Welcome to the International School of Agricultural Sciences at the Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot Campus. Thank you for your interest in our programs.


The Hebrew University, which was officially opened in 1925, is consistently ranked among the 100 leading universities in the world and is first among Israeli universities. The HU, through the Smith Faculty, is also the only institute of higher education in the country that awards academic degrees in agricultural sciences. In view of the well-recognized accomplishments of Israeli agriculture, its world-class innovation and technological advancements, the Smith Faculty is proud to be responsible for most of these outstanding achievements of Israeli agriculture.

The academic and training programs offered by the International School take full advantage of this Israeli know-how. They provide students a cutting-edge scientific foundation and state-of-the-art professional training required for comprehensive understanding of underlying processes and for practical implementation of the acquired knowledge.

The multi-cultural academic environment, modern teaching and research facilities, and leafy landscape of the Rehovot campus provide a warm and welcoming atmosphere for international students. 

As you explore our website, you will find that the International School and the Smith Faculty offer academic and research excellence through innovative training programs in a wide range of agricultural, environmental and nutritional sciences. Our outstanding faculty members and administrative staff are all committed to student success.

I hope to see you soon among our students and welcome you in person to the School.

With warm regards, 

Professor Yael Helman
International School of Agricultural Sciences