We require the following criteria: 

  • A B.A. with an average of 85 and above, from a university recognized by the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. For American and European students, please contact the Office of Overseas Students’ Admissions in order to receive your equivalent minimum grade average.
  • Fluency in English. English proficiency is measured by either the English language subsection of the Psychometric Test, the NITE Amir Test or Amiram Test (computerized Amir). Applicants who have completed a full course of study at an institution where the language of instruction is English, or who completed a degree program in English Language and/or Literature may be exempt in case Hebrew University overseas admissions office recognizes the program or university. For further information about the required level of English for acceptance, please follow this link.
  • High motivation. 
  • Experience in social activism or community work. Prior experience working or volunteering in the developing world is a definite advantage.
  • The commitment to participate in an intensive program of study, including a 4-month internship.


Tuition and Scholarships:

Tuition fees are approximately 4,000 USD for domestic students and 4,500 USD for international students per year (a total of between 8000-9000 USD for the full program).     

We provide a limited amount of scholarships for students from developing countries. Additionally, we offer designated scholarships for Palestinian students and to selected applicants from Mexico, Argentina and Ecuador. Following the acceptance to the program, the admission team will send potential candidates the information about financial assistance and available scholarships. For further information, please refer to
 the Scholarships page.

Foreign students, accepted to the program, are eligible to apply to scholarships provided by the Ministry of foreign affairs. For more information and application, please visit this website

Israeli students might find information about possible funding in the relevant section of the Scholarships page.