The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

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Jerusalem Area
Publicly funded institutions


General description

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem the “mother” of the universities in Israel, was founded in 1918 and officially opened on Mt. Scopus in 1925. The Hebrew University is a multi-disciplinary academic institution with an international reputation for instruction and research. The University maintains extensive connections with the academic community in Israel and abroad. The University stresses research and studies for advanced degrees. The University awards the doctoral degree. The University works for the welfare of the community by disseminating knowledge and promoting youth, and is active in the fields of law, society and health. The University aims to educate public, scientific, educational and professional leadership, to preserve Jewish, cultural, spiritual and intellectual heritage while expanding the borders of knowledge for the whole of humanity.

Institution Address:
Mt. Scopus, Jerusalem 91905

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