PhD in Mathematics

General Information

The Einstein Institute of Mathematics at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem welcomes applications by excellent international students to the PhD Mathematics.

Quick Facts

Duration: TBA
Tuition Fee: Full tuition support
Starting in: October
Location: Jerusalem, Israel

Mathematics at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem aims to train the top tier of future mathematicians and offers a uniquely attractive environment to learn and work, with weekly seminars, frequent special lecture series on current topics in mathematics and scientific exchange with visiting researchers from Israel and around the world, as well as state-of-the-art thematic years and workshops organized by the nearby Israel Institute of Advanced Studies.

Key facts:

Within the first 18 months of study the student will submit a research proposal and present it to the committee. Later in the degree the student will present a progress report to the committee, and finally, the outcome of the research will be presented in a departmental seminar setting. Once the thesis is submitted it is evaluated by the advisor and two external experts. Further details of the procedures can be found in the link above.

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Admission Requirements:

  • CV.
  • Official transcripts from your master’s degree.
  • Statement of Research Interests (2 pages max). This should not be a research proposal, but more a statement of the students interests and the state of his/her knowledge of them.
  • Names of three potential advisors from our department to help evaluate the candidate (this proposal is not binding and if accepted, the student may work with other faculty members). The student should emphasize in their statement of research interests how the proposed research relates to the suggested potential advisors.

Meet our students

Orit Berhani, PhD Student

Why study with us?

Location - Jerusalem

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Academic & Research Excellence

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