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The Hebrew University’s Faculty of Social Sciences aims at understanding and advancing a wide range of issues related to human societies.. Our research and teaching at the BA level encompass a broad spectrum of fields which are divided into nine different academic units:

  • Communication and Journalism
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • International Relations
  • Political Science
  • PPE: Philosophy, Political Science and Economics
  • Psychology
  • Sociology and Anthropology
  • Statistics (with a focus on Data Science)


The faculty also offers various unique graduate programs, such as:

  • The Federmann School of Public Policy and Government
  • Environmental Planning and Policy
  • Gender Studies
  • Conflict Research, Management and Resolution
  • International Law and Conflict Resolution (a one-year English program)
  • European Studies 
  • Contemporary German Studies: Politics, Society and Culture (taught in English)
  • Glocal: Community Development Studies (taught in English)  


The Faculty of Social Sciences is the Hebrew University’s largest faculty with a total of 3,600 students studying for undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in 2016. 

In our current ongoing faculty renewal we emphasize not only the ability to obtain a first-class education but also the combination of practical aspects which will help to train future leaders. We are proud to be among the world’s 100 leading faculties of social sciences and work hard to foster groundbreaking research alongside a communal and societal commitment.