Visiting Scholars


At the Hebrew University, we have created a culture that values the involvement of dynamic, creative and dedicated researchers from the international academic community. We allocate significant funding and staff to attracting a broad variety of visiting professors, researchers and fellows. From answering initial questions handing applications, to matching researchers with colleagues at the university, to helping with the day-to-day logistics of living abroad, we invest substantial resources making your time here efficient, enjoyable and productive.


How to Register?

All non-degree Visiting Scholars need to get registered via the Rothberg International School, at the Visiting Researchers page.  

In general, candidates must register at least 3 months prior to the scheduled arrival date in order to arrange registration, entry visa and student admission in Israel.

Students or employees, who encounter problems when registering, are invited to contact the Graduate Office at Rothberg by email: or by phone at 02-5883482 or 02-5882633.

 A Visiting Research Fellow is defined as follows:

  • A student who is enrolled in other university’s degree program.
  • A student who is invited by a Hebrew University faculty.
  • A student who arrives at the University for research purposes for a period of more than one month.
  • A student who is not enrolled in any other program at the Hebrew University, including degree programs.