Below are potential sources of funding for faculty visits:

China Scholarship Council - The Hebrew University Scholarships

The China Scholarship Council (CSC) and The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HUJI) offers scholarships to support visiting scholars for short visits from Chinese universities/research institutions in all fields of academic pursuit.

Financial Support: The CSC will provide $1000 per month for Visiting Scholars and a one-time return international airfare to Israel by the most economical route, and visa application fees. HUJI host scientists will provide a minimum of US$600 subsidy per month.

Deadline: 15 March annually

Lady Davis Fund

The Lady Davis Fellowship Trust was established 41 years ago in 1973 to provide an opportunity for Visiting Professors, Post-Doctoral Researchers and Doctoral Students from abroad, regardless of nationality, gender or field of scholarship to teach, study and participate in research in Israel at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.

Deadline: November 30th, 2017 for 2018-19 (Expired)

More Information: Website


Based on bilateral agreements with a variety of European universities, faculty can visit the Hebrew University for short visits.

Interested faculty from the European partners should inquire at their University Erasmus+ office for further details regarding application and funding.

More information:  Please contact the Hebrew University Incoming Office:

Fulbright Specialist Program

Hebrew University faculty can invite their US counterparts for two to six week stays via The Fulbright Specialist Program (FSP), which aims to promote linkages between U.S. scholars and professionals and their counterparts at host institutions overseas.

Grant Duration: 2-6 weeks.

Deadline: Ongoing Application Deadline

Financial Support: Grant benefits includes international economy fare travel, paid prior to the start of the grant, approved related expenses, plus a $200 per day grant payment.

The Host HUJI faculty member cover grantee in-country costs, which typically include in-country costs for lodging, meals, and transportation.