The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HUJI) was founded by Albert Einstein, Sigmund Freud, and other great visionaries in 1918. It is Israel's leading university and has positioned itself among the world’s foremost research institutions thanks to the outstanding academic achievements of its faculty. Hebrew University researchers are at the forefront of innovations that have led to scientific and technological breakthroughs, and have won prestigious awards such as the Nobel Prize, the Fields Medal, and the Israel Prize. HUJI’s mission is to train the next generation of exceptional thinkers and innovators who can choose from a wide array of study opportunities in the humanities, social sciences, exact sciences and medicine. Offering a comprehensive selection of bachelor’s, master’s and PhD degrees, as well as postdoc fellowships and short-term programs, the university's 315 academic departments attract top students from about 90 countries. More than 50 degree programs are taught in English. HUJI’s strong focus on applied knowledge prepares students ideally for their future career, be it in research, entrepreneurship, politics, management, or any other field. The university encompasses ...six campuses, most of which are located in Jerusalem, one of the world's most ancient cities. A center of three world religions and home to people of countless different nationalities, Jerusalem is a city of great diversity. It hosts a vibrant community of students and young academics, who enjoy numerous social, cultural, and spiritual offers on and off campus.