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