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The Faculty of Law at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem is Israel’s first and leading institution of higher learning. The Faculty has established an outstanding, world-renowned student exchange program with top universities around the world. Our program has a rich and diverse range of world-class classes in English, allowing foreign students enrolled in partner universities the opportunity to spend a semester in Jerusalem and to participate in the Faculty's rich program of studies. 

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the Faculty of Law are both world-renown in research and teaching. Our faculty and countless graduates have contributed to the study of law and linked disciplines, and we are constantly developing new areas of teaching and research. Among the many classes our exchange program provides in English, our faculty has an outstanding assortment of classes specializing in International Law and Human Rights.  
Our exchanges provide visiting students the access to a vibrant and exciting community, coupled with the experience of visiting and living in Israel and Jerusalem.

Our teaching program in English was developed in conjunction with the Rothberg International School at the Hebrew University. The Rothberg International School is a well established academic school within the Hebrew University which offers an impressive number of academic programs to more than 1,300 students annually. This welcome collaboration offers the students participating in the exchange with the Faculty of Law a broad choice of subjects that pertain to law, as well as a chance to participate in the social activities of the Rothberg School in addition to the activities at the Faculty of Law. The Rothberg School also offers pre-semester and summer language courses – a chance to study some Hebrew before the beginning of the academic year.


  • Columbia University, USA
  • Georgetown University, USA
  • Stanford University, USA
  • University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    University of California, San Diego, USA
  • The Center for Transnational Legal Studies, London, UK
  • Monash University, Australia
  • The University of Sydney, Australia
  • York University, Canada
  • The University of British Columbia, Canada
  • Renmin University of China, China
  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
  • Aarhus University, Denmark
  • University of Passau, Germany
  • Wurzburg University, Germany
  • The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • The University of Trento, Italy
  • National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • ESADE, Spain
  • University of Zurich, Switzerland
  • University of Lucerne, Switzerland
  • National Taiwan University, Taiwan
  • University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Sorbonne, France
  • Free University of Berlin, Germany


Modern, comfortable dorms are offered at the Mount Scopus Student Village.

Sports Facilities
The university has a modern sports center, located near the campus and Student Village, with an elaborate and spacious gym, swimming pool, tennis courts and dance studios.


Why Study in Jerusalem?
Jerusalem is well known for its abundant historical and holy sites as well as its fascinating tourist attractions. A city sacred to Judaism, Christianity and Islam, Jerusalem is a meeting of past and present, of ancient roots and modern innovations. In addition, this thriving metropolis is rich in art galleries and museums, theaters and concert halls, archaeological sites and holy shrines. Exciting festivals, exhibitions, international conferences and many other special events are held throughout the year. Jerusalem also offers a vibrant student experience with restaurants, coffee shops and a well-known nightlife.


Why Study at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem?
No. 1 in Israel
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, founded in 1918 and opened officially in 1925, is Israel’s premier university as well as its leading research institution. The Hebrew University is ranked internationally among the 100 leading universities in the world and first among Israeli universities.

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem offers world-class education for university and college students interested in broadening their horizons while receiving outstanding theoretical and practical instruction.
HUJI has a student population of 23,000, and over 2,000 International students from more than 80 countries.

Find out more, contact law_exchange@savion.huji.ac.il


For more information, see http://law.huji.ac.il/eng/
Law Exchange Program
Faculty of Law,
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Mount Scopus, Jerusalem
9190501, Israel
Tel: +972-2-588-2557, Fax: + 972-2-582-3042


"My experience as an exchange student at the Hebrew University was very valuable to me. The courses were highly interesting and diverse, and the academic environment was welcoming and inspiring. I appreciated the orientations provided and the flexibility in our choices of courses and schedules. The programme allowed me to travel around the region and to meet amazing people from all kinds of backgrounds and cultures. This has been one a life-changing experience for me, and it has encouraged me to live abroad and discover other cultures. I am very grateful for having been allowed the opportunity to study one year at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and I highly recommend it to anybody who is interested in learning about international relations, culture, religion, conflict and peace. "
~ Babette, France 2013



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