Hebrew University of Jerusalem Admissions

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, also referred to as HUJI, is a public university founded in 1925 in Jerusalem, Israel. The university is home to 12,000 undergraduate students and 10,000 postgraduate students. HUJI is most notable for its academic studies and degree offerings in Computer Science, Political Science, Physics, International relations,  Agricultural biotechnology, and Mathematics.

Official website: new.huji.ac.il/en

Admission To-Do List

  • Medical Certificate
  • Hebrew Placement Exam
  • Official Academic Records
  • Passport Curriculum Vitae
  • Israeli Identity Card
  • Two academic recommendations
  • Hebrew language Proficiency
  • English language proficiency
  • Personal statement/Statement of purpose
  • High school diploma
  • 28 semester credits
  • (GPA) of 3.5


Writing Supplement:
Statement of Purpose. Students must submit a succinct statement of 300-500 words concerning their past work and preparation related to their intended field of study, their academic plans for graduate study at the Hebrew University, and their subsequent career objectives. See more

Application Deadlines

January 21
Winter, undergraduate
October 8
Autumn, undergraduate
September 23
Summer, undergraduate
February 18
Spring, undergraduate
February 18
Winter, graduate
To be announced
Spring, graduate
September 23
Summer, graduate

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Advice on Personal Statement for Hebrew University of Jerusalem Admissions

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem should be between 300 and 500 words long. Applicants must write about their past work and what preparations they have made to plan for their intended field of study. It is important for the applicant to include information about their past academic work and their plans for graduate study at the university. Applicants need to thoroughly proofread their work before submitting it. It also helps for applicants to have other people read over their work to ensure that it is indeed error free and it makes sense.