Campaign Priorities

High-Tech Jerusalem

High-Tech Jerusalem

 

Jerusalem has become a world renowned hub for technology and innovation. Leading the city’s reputation is the Hebrew University, where our faculty and students are conducting groundbreaking research on the cutting edge of science – from nano, quantum, and computer sciences to bioengineering, cyber security and astrophysics. They are creating startups and projects that will change our understanding of our world and how we live, and have the potential to solve some of humanity’s most pressing challenges.

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Leadership for Tomorrow

Leadership for Tomorrow


The future of the Hebrew University is only as bright as the talent and faculty it can attract in the coming years. Therefore, we are committed to attracting the very best students and scholars. With the continued support of our generous community, we can drive the innovative breakthroughs needed to solve the world’s complex problems, and together make the Hebrew University of tomorrow a reality.

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Global Collaboration

Global Collaboration

In an increasingly connected world, technology is reducing and eliminating traditional borders and boundaries. Information and knowledge are being shared faster than ever before and real-time communication is bringing people and ideas together, often without even meeting face-to-face.    

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem is fully committed to internationalization: welcoming international faculty, researchers, and students from all parts of the world, sharing our expertise, and exchanging knowledge. 

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Better World

Better World

Driven by its mission to develop science and knowledge for the benefit of humankind, the Hebrew University embraces initiatives that aspire to a better world by:

  • Training future researchers, professionals, and leaders to pursue in-depth scholarship, ask big questions, and develop new approaches to solving local and world challenges.

  • Creating knowledge with far-reaching potential and sharing it with students and colleagues from around the world.

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Building Capacity

Building Capacity

Allowing the next generation of scholars to solve society’s most pressing challenges requires places and spaces. Hebrew University is committed to building the necessary laboratories,  libraries, classrooms, and more, so that our students and faculty can meet, share ideas, engage in pioneering research, and ultimately change the world.

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Human Impact

News

Photo by Yonit Schiller

Hebrew University Jumps to 30th Place in Law and 25th in Communications in Prestigious Academic Ranking

8 June, 2021

Much has been spoken of in recent years about the ‘brain drain’ taking place at Israeli institutions, but the most recent academic data from the global Shangai Ranking reveals that the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HU) has maintained its status and even improved in a number of departments.

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Hebrew University Research Finds Optimism Extends Life Expectancy Among Seniors

1 June, 2021

Happiness might lead to better health but does it help you live longer? That’s a question that researchers at Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HU) took on in a longitudinal study they began back in the 1990s.  They looked at the impact of optimism on longevity and found that maintaining a positive outlook can directly extend your life. Professor Jochanan Stessman, Director of HU’s Institute on Aging led the study, along with HU’s Prof. Jeremy Jacobs and Dr. Yoram Maaravi.  They published their findings in The Journals of Gerontology.

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Hebrew U. Develops Bio-Sensor to Detect Early Signs of Plant Stress and Prevent Crop Failures from Worldwide Climate Changes

25 May, 2021

In an effort to increase agricultural productivity and limit waste, a team of researchers from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HU)’s Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment developed a method to detect signs of stress before the plant is damaged.

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