Why Study With Us

Why study with us?

  • In all international rankings, the Hebrew University ranks highest in Israel in terms of academic level and teaching programs, and is among the leading universities in the world.
  • The Institute's researchers, who will be your teachers, specialize in a variety of fields at the forefront of life sciences, publish numerous articles in leading journals in these fields, and receive prestigious research grants and a variety of awards in Israel and abroad for their work.
  • The location of the Institute of Life Sciences in close proximity to the Institutes of Physics, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Mathematics and the School of Engineering and Computer Science empowers the creation of unconventional academic collaborations and diverse curricula.
  • Our undergraduate training programs include opportunities for practical experience in the research laboratories of the Institute's researchers as well as in biotechnological companies.

  • Our research and teaching laboratories are equipped with state-of-the-art equipment that will enable you to gain experience in current and cutting-edge research methods. 
  • Our students have access to a state-of-the-art library with a wide range of books and electronic journals accessible to you from anywhere. (See pictures).
  • Advanced computer labs are available throughout the campus for self-study and practice, alone or in groups. (See pictures).
  • Our grass is greener (see pictures)!! Our campus is  spacious, green and blooming all year round, and it's a pleasure to be here. Read more about life on campus.


  • Each course in our various study programs has a website, which contains the entire lecture material, lessons and practice quizzes for self-study and practice, forums for discussion of course topics, and more.
  • The Mentors Program - every first year student can find a senior student from the second and third years, with the assistance of the Student Union, who will help him/her cope with problems that may arise during the first year of studies.
  • The advisors of the various study programs (undergraduate or graduate studies) will address any questions and concerns you may have and will assisst you in formulating your own optimal study program.
  • Our undergraduate studies include opportunities for practical experience in the research laboratories of the Institute's researchers, as well as in biotechnological companies.