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M.Sc. On Campus


The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

24 months
4850 USD/year
4850 USD/year
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A Master’s Degree in Chemistry from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem introduces the methods and techniques of scientific research in a particular area of Chemistry, undertaking a novel research project under the supervision of a faculty member from the Institute of Chemistry.

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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.

Programme Structure

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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    4850 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4850 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    4850 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based 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

3622 - 5916 ILS /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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