International Master Programs

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

We offer both one-year programs and two-year programs:

One year Master of Science degrees: 

Plant Sciences; Environmental Quality Sciences; Nutritional Sciences; Animal Sciences

The one-year, 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 PhD studies in Israel and abroad and to key positions in government, NGOs, industry, advisory boards, hospitals and more. Participation in the International MSc programs is a life-changing experience. Students in the programs benefit from a supportive academic environment, become immersed in Israeli society and culture, and interact 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 / MSc Nutri - Non-thesis
Duration: One year,  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. The next program will open in the 2019-20 academic year. 
>>Plant Sciences and Environmental Quality Sciences are held biennially in even-numbered years. The next program will open in the 2018-19 academic year.

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

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 Master of Science degree: 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