M.Sc. in Biochemistry, Food Science and Nutrition

The Biochemistry, Food Science and Nutrition program from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem provides trainees with the knowledge and experience that are needed for carrying out innovative research projects in topics relating to food production, food security, food safety, sensory perception of food, nutrition-related pathologies, and physiological responses to dietary deficiencies.

Quick Facts

Duration: 2 Years
Tuition Fee:

Non-Thesis Track: Approx. $5,300 for international students per year

Thesis Track: Approx. $280 per year

Starting in: October
Location: Rehovot, Israel


Biochemistry, Food Science and Nutrition graduates from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem gain valuable experience which allows them to join research and development teams in the food industry, or to continue on to higher levels of academic research. Each trainee is expected to carry out an individual research project, supervised by one of our faculty members, on a topic that is chosen by the student in consultation with his/her supervisor. In addition, each trainee is expected to complete coursework of at least 24 credit points over two academic years, in accordance with the program requirements as outlined in the course catalog, and in consultation with the supervisor.

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Why study with us?

Location - Jerusalem

Study in one of the most ancient cities in the world, today a colourful carpet of cultures and peoples, innovative technology and entrepreneurial spirit


A tradition of innovation at the start up nation led for nearly 10K patents, 150 new inventions per year and over 600 commercial products

Academic & Research Excellence

Hebrew University faculty and alumni have won eight Nobel Prizes, one Fields Medal and 14 Wolf Prizes, among others