International Master Programs

We invite you to study in English at the International School of Agricultural Sciences at the Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, one of the world's leading institutions.  The Faculty of Agriculture is the only institution in Israel offering MSc degrees in plant sciences, nutritional sciences, animal sciences, environmental quality sciences, and viticulture and enology. The International MSc programs lead to fully-accredited, world-recognized Hebrew University degrees. 

We offer both one-year programs and two-year programs, detailed below:

12-month MSc degrees: Plant Sciences; Environmental Quality Sciences; Nutritional Sciences; Animal Sciences

These 12-month, non-thesis programs are comprised of state-of-the-art theory, scientific approach and practical application. A broad curriculum prepares students to become highly qualified professionals in their fields. The Hebrew University degree opens the door to key positions in government, private sector, NGOs, industry, advisory boards, and hospitals, as well as to PhD studies in Israel and abroad. Participation in the International MSc programs is a life-changing experience. Students benefit from a supportive academic environment while learning about Israeli society and culture, and interacting with a diverse group of international students.

Students who fulfill the requirements may be eligible to transfer to the thesis track at the Faculty after successfully completing the non-thesis track. 

Type of degree: MSc Agri or MSc Nutri - Non-thesis
Duration: 12 months, comprised of fall, spring and summer semesters.
Academic year: October to September.
Program years: 
>>Nutritional Sciences and Animal Sciences are held biennially in odd-numbered years. 
>>Plant Sciences and Environmental Quality Sciences are held biennially in even-numbered years. 

Contact us for more information: 
Ms. Nurit Ben-Aharon:

14-month degree program: Master in Development Practice – Sustainable Rural Development 

Type of degree: MSc in Development Practice – Sustainable Rural Development - Non-thesis
Duration: 14 months
Academic year: October to December.
Program years: Next program will open in October 2019

Contact us for more information:
Ms. Noa Schwarzwald
Phone: +972-8-9489996

Two-year degree program: Master in Viticulture and Enology

Type of degree: MSc in Viticulture and Enology - Non-thesis
Duration: 2 years (4 consecutive semesters)
Academic year: March to September
Program years: Next program will open in February 2019

Contact us for more information:
Ms. Helena Dahab
Email: , Phone: +972-8-9489509