Message from the Dean
Welcome to the Hebrew University, Faculty of Law community. We appreciate your interest in our international law programs. We invest considerable efforts and resources into strengthening these programs and are proud of the outcome.
The law faculty of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, located on Mount Scopus, is the flagship of legal research and education in Israel. The faculty, established in 1949 as the first law faculty at an Israeli university, has a long-standing record of excellence in legal education. We have earned an international reputation for teaching and research excellence, resulting from the many overseas accomplishments of Faculty members and the success of HU Law students in international competitions and exchange programs. Accordingly, we are now applying our legal knowledge and academic experience on a more global scale, catering to the interests of first-rate students from around the world.
Our International Programs draw on many of the HU Faculty of Law’s unique advantages:
A distinguished faculty comprised of our outstanding legal scholars, trained in the best law faculties in the world (including the HU Faculty of Law!) and prominent visiting professors coming from academia and the world of legal practice. We are particularly pleased to count among our annual visiting professors some twenty leading academics from around the globe, with vast experience in teaching and practicing law.
A long tradition of academic excellence in fields such as human rights law, public international law, intellectual property and business law. Our Law school serves as a hub for academic activities – conferences, classes, seminars, moot court competitions, and overseas missions take place at the Hebrew University law school on a regular basis.
Our Law School constantly cooperates with the Rothberg International School, who has been accommodating the needs and interests of international students for many years.
A pleasant and intellectually stimulating learning environment, engaging some of the world’s best students in a creative and robust academic atmosphere.
All of this takes place at our beautiful Mount Scopus campus, located in one of the world’s most fascinating, historic, ancient and diverse cities.
The combination of an outstanding academic faculty, supported by a dedicated and experienced administrative staff, first rate students imbued with social responsibility, and a long-standing tradition and reputation for academic excellence, allow the law faculty at the Hebrew University to constitute a world class center for legal research and education. These factors also facilitate a pleasant and enjoyable work and study environment. I am proud to be associated with such an institution – both as a faculty member and an alumnus thereof.
I hope you come and spend next year studying at the Hebrew University Law School in Jerusalem. At the very least, I can guarantee you an unforgettable experience.
Prof. Daphna Lewinsohn-Zamir
Dean of the Faculty of Law