Special Programs

** Application deadline for this year has expired, stay tuned for future updates.

The Hebrew University is striving continuously to offer our students a variety of exciting international special initiatives and opportunities, with the aim to gain global perspectives.Our initiatives range from international summer courses to international awards and competitions. 
Stay tuned to our "news" section to keep up to date with our latest initiatives.


Falling Walls Lab Israel

The JLM-Impact Consortium invites you to compete at the Israeli Chapter of Falling Walls Lab competition! The first-place winner takes home 10,000 ILS and will present and compete at the Falling Walls Virtual Finals.

The Falling Walls Lab is an international forum for the next generation of outstanding innovators and creative thinkers. Its aim is to promote exceptional ideas and to connect promising scientists and entrepreneurs from all fields on a global level. Participants get the opportunity to present their research work, business model, or initiative to peers, a high-caliber jury made up of experts from academia and business, and the general public - in a 3-minute presentation.


Led by the University's Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center, ASPER - HUJI Innovate, teams of researchers and students participate annually in a competition in Berlin, which aims to promote innovative ideas and create connections between researchers and entrepreneurs from various fields. Contestants present groundbreaking research papers and the business model to implement to colleagues and a team of experts from academia and the private market. The competition is held simultaneously in over 100 countries and the winners in each country are invited to participate in the main competition, Falling Walls, in Germany.

In the last two years, researchers from the Hebrew University have won the Israeli competition and participated in the world finals. Dr. Jasmine Ravid (from the Faculty of Agriculture) won in 2019 and since then she has established a start-up based on her research dealing with a super-healthy and protein-rich new food based on a combination of plants and mushrooms. Dr. Ravid is a co-founder of the successful company "Kinoko"  raise over $1 million for the project.

For more information or to apply: here


Libra Internship Program

Experience the world through the eyes of a global business and develop your leadership skills 
Apply for the Libra Internship Winter 2022
Application Deadline:  will be published in the fall. Stay tuned for future announcements! 
Applications for the Winter 2022 Libra Internship Program are now accepted online.
Paid internships are available for undergraduate students to intern with the Libra Group and its global subsidiaries. Opportunities are available in social responsibility, finance, engineering, human resources, accounting, hotel operations and more.

Mandatory Program Dates*: 7 June – 13 August 2021.
**Please note that you are only permitted to submit one application per year. For example, if you applied for Summer 2021, you cannot apply for Winter 2022; you must wait until Summer 2022 to reapply.

Apply HERE , until Monday, April 12, 2021 at 5:00pm EDT
For further information, please visit Libra Internship Program website and the Libra Facebook and Instagram accounts.

About The Libra Internship Program


The Libra Internship Program is a unique opportunity for bright and talented young people to experience the world through an international business group. Up to 10 HUJI students per year will have the opportunity to undertake a paid internship with the Libra Group or one of its businesses involved primarily in aviation, energy, finance and diversified, hotels and hospitality, real estate and shipping. Interns could be placed in key international locations including New York, Miami, London, Athens, and Buenos Aires.

Each year, there are two sessions available to successful applicants; one running from January to the end of May, and the other running from June to August. Libra assists with the travel and living expenses of all interns accepted to the program.

The program is open to undergraduate students who are currently enrolled at the Hebrew University.


MOST GASE Summer Program

The Ministry of Science and Technology Taiwan Center for Global Affairs and Science Engagement (MOST GASE) is a mandate office to foster international cooperation and partnership in science & technology.
The 2021 GTI program focus on the topics of Green Technology (Sustainability) and Biotechnology (Smart Healthcare). hoping that by sharing the pioneering technology achievements with aspiring talents they could bring out more ideas to inspire the next generation of tech leaders, and for them to work together for a more efficient and sustainable future.
The program offers participants lab and corporate internships, featured speeches, corporate visits, and language & cultural experiences etc, with tuition fee provided by MOST GASE.

For further information regarding Fees and accommodation you can check the website or the brochure attached .