M.Sc. in Physics

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Physics is the most fundamental natural science, which attempts to decipher the basic laws of nature, ranging from the microscopic composition of matter to the structure of the whole universe. Join the Physics programme from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

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Duration: 2 Years
Tuition Fee: Hebrew University offers full tuition scholarships to MSc students in research tracks in Natural and Exact Sciences.
Starting in: October
Location: Jerusalem, Israel

The Physics programme from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem represent a fascinating intellectual challenge, training teaching, research and development personnel for whom there is greatest demand in academia and industry.

As a natural science, physics combines laboratory experiments with theoretical research where the main research tools are mathematics and the computer.

In the first years of study the bases of mathematics and physics, experimental and theoretical, are imparted. Later students are exposed to advanced subjects in modern physics.


Each year, about 30 Master students begin their studies in the M.Sc program at the Racah Institute. The purpose of the master’s program is to further develop knowledge and skills in physics and to prepare students for a professional career or doctoral studies. The program spans two years during which students take various advance courses and carry out forefront research in the departments of Physics and Applied Physics.

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Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in physics with an average 85 and above.
  • Resume.
  • Courses and grades of your B.Sc. (for students who studied outside the Hebrew University).
  • A page describing a subject in physics that interests you in particular or a research project in which you were involved.
  • Letters of recommendation.

Meet our students

Orit Berhani, PhD Student

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