The Agroecology and Plant Health program at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem brings together teachers specializing in various areas, ranging from environmental microbiology, biotechnology and genetic engineering, ecology, insect physiology and behavior, to epidemiology of plant disease and controlling them using environmentally friendly means. The teachers are united by their interest in organisms which are beneficial or harmful to mankind, to its enterprises or to its environment. The teachers focus on five different levels – the molecular and cellular levels, the organism as a whole, research of populations and the interactions between different organisms. This wide-angled approach is also reflected in the curriculum.
The master's program places an emphasis on deepening the specialization in the areas of entomology, microbiology, phytopathology (plant diseases), nematology and virology, as well as studying and developing novel approaches to plant and environment protection. Naturally, this academic stage includes basic research in the department teachers' areas of research.
If you are interested in studying and understanding complex natural and agricultural systems which are host to interactions among various organisms, you belong with us!
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Programme StructureAreas of teaching include:
- General biological studies
- The dynamics of plant diseases in agroecological systems
- Pests and beneficial insects in agroecological systems
- The interactions between agroecological systems and natural systems
- Beneficial soil organisms
- Dealing with pests from an environmental perspective
- Organic agriculture
- Inter-plant interactions in agricultural systems
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- 24 months
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DisciplinesAgriculture Plant & Crop Sciences Ecology View 4 other Masters in Plant & Crop Sciences in Israel
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Candidates holding a Bachelor's degree in Agriculture Science or Nutrition Science with a minimum final grade of 80.
- A preparatory study for the master's program is available.
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International4900 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 4900 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
National4900 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 4900 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
Research track – Full tuition scholarship
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.