World’s Top Math Prize Awarded to Hebrew U’s Hillel Furstenberg

March 18, 2020
The Abel Prize, often referred to as the Nobel of Mathematics, was established to recognize contributions that are of “extraordinary depth and influence”.

Today, the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters announced it will award the Abel Prize to Hillel Furstenberg at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Gregory Margulis at Yale University “for pioneering the use of methods from probability and dynamics in group theory, number theory and combinatorics”. 

Deadline Extension: 2020-21 CSC-HUJI Scholarship 

February 27, 2020

Please note that the application deadline for the CSC-HUJI Scholarship has been extended** until 30 March 2020.

**This extension is not relevant for candidates who are interested in applying for full PhD degree studies, and didn’t apply to the Authority for Research Studies until now.

More Information: Call for Applications

Coronavirus – Update - 25/02/2020

February 25, 2020

In follow up to the below announcement, we continue to monitor the updates and developments on the issue of the Corona virus regularly, and follow the Ministries of Health and Foreign guidelines.

In recent days, the Ministry of Health has issued an update on returnees from the following destinations: Thailand, Singapore, Macau, Hong Kong, South Korea and Japan.

Correction: Coronavirus – Update - 18/02/2020

February 19, 2020


In follow up to the below announcement, we would like to sincerely apologize for our oversight and erroneous usage of the word “country” for Macau and Hong Kong.

Please see the corrected version of the previous announcement.

Best Wishes
Prof. Oron Shagrir, Vice President for International Affairs
Yishai Fraenkel, Vice President and Director-General


Important Notice: We're Moving Offices

January 28, 2020


Starting Feb. 5th, our offices will be located in the Rothberg (Boyar) Building, 5th floor.

We're happy to continue assisting you in our new location,

The International Office


University of Toronto - Hebrew University of Jerusalem Research & Training Alliance: Call for Joint Proposals

January 20, 2020

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HUJI) and the University of Toronto (U of T) are issuing a call for proposals for a Research & Training Alliance. Principal investigators from each institution are invited to jointly submit proposals for the development of a collaborative research focus and the exchange of graduate and undergraduate students and researchers, as well as one post-doctoral fellow.