Students in the Chemistry programme from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem broaden their knowledge of chemistry through a selection of courses. They are also able to tailor their curriculum to meet personal research interests.
The Institute of Chemistry is the first in Israel, founded before the official establishment of The Hebrew University and the State of Israel. The founding father of the Institute of Chemistry, Prof. Andor Fodor, was recruited by Profs. Albert Einstein and Chaim Weizmann.
At present, the Institute of Chemistry has 34 faculty members, and 20 active emeriti professors, performing research in a variety of fields in chemistry. The institute is a vibrant education and research center that offers B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in chemistry. Currently it is comprised of more than 250 undergraduates, 200 research students and 100 Post-doctoral researchers from all over the world.
The Institute equips our graduates with advanced scientific and technological skill sets. We have a rich environment for teaching and research, with emphasis on multidisciplinary research programs. In addition to the excellent research and publications in top journals, many patents and industrial activities created the development of new products and processes, and help with establishing start-up companies.
Career & Networking
A list of career opportunities for a M.Sc. in Chemistry is long and diverse. Graduates of this program have many opportunities to use their knowledge within a range of research sectors, including leading roles within chemical and related industries, hi-tech, healthcare, educational institutions or public services. Masters of Chemistry are in high demand in all branches of the national job market. This degree should be the degree of choice for students who plan to pursue PhD studies in one of the traditional or interdisciplinary sub-areas of the field.
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The Institute of chemistry offers four tracks of specialization:
- Specialization in Organic, Inorganic, Biologic and Analytic chemistry
- Specialization in Physical and theoretical chemistry
- Specialization in Material chemistry and Applied nanotechnology
- Chemistry with specialization in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology track
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- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
DisciplinesChemical Engineering Chemistry Biochemistry View 3 other Masters in Chemistry in Israel
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- To be accepted to the Master’s program in Chemistry at the Hebrew University, a candidate should hold of a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or a closely related field. If the candidate studied at an Israeli University or College of Higher Education, the candidate will be considered with the GPA of 80 (on a 0-100 scale).
- Candidates with degrees from foreign universities are eligible and are welcome to apply; in these cases, the degrees are first evaluated and approved as the HUJI equivalent by the HUJI Admissions Office.
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International4850 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4850 USD per year during 24 months.
National4850 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 4850 USD per year during 24 months.
- Non-research track – $4,850 USD per year, excl. accommodation
- Research track – FREE
Living costs for Jerusalem
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.