Bar-Ilan University  


top General Information



Post Code:52900

Tel.:+972(3) 5318-111

Fax:+972(3) 5352-423


Institution Funding



Founded 1955. The University combines secular and religious studies and is recognized by the Ministry of Education. The State provides 60% of the budget. Regional Colleges: Ashkelon; Safed; Western Galilee (Yad Natan); Jordan Valley (Tzemach); Yehuda and Shomron (Ariel).

Academic Year

November to June (November-February; March-June)

Admission Requirements

Secondary school certificate (Teudat Bagrut) or equivalent, and entrance examination



Accrediting Agency

Council for Higher Education

Student Body


top Officers

Head : Daniel Hershkowitz

Job title:President

top Divisions

Centre : Land of Israel Studies

Fields of study:Middle Eastern Studies

More details:David & Jemina Jeselsohn

Course/Programme : American Literature

Fields of study:American Studies

More details:J.M. Kaplan

Course/Programme : Public Communications

Fields of study:Communication Studies

More details:Philip Slomowitz

Faculty : Exact Sciences

Fields of study:Chemistry, Mathematics, Mathematics and Computer Science, Optometry, Physics

Faculty : Humanities

Fields of study:Arabic, Classical Languages, Comparative Literature, English, French Studies, Information Sciences, Music, Philosophy, Translation and Interpretation, Writing

Faculty : Jewish Studies

Fields of study:Bible, Hebrew, History, Jewish Studies, Judaic Religious Studies, Middle Eastern Studies

Faculty : Law

Fields of study:Law

Faculty : Life Sciences

Fields of study:Biological and Life Sciences, Biology, Biomedicine, Botany, Cell Biology, Environmental Engineering, Optometry, Physiology

Faculty : Social Sciences

Fields of study:Anthropology, Business Administration, Criminology, Economics, Education, Geography, Government, Journalism, Political Sciences, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology

Research Division : Advanced Technology

Fields of study:Technology

More details:Pearl and Jack Resnick

Research Division : Advanced Torah Studies

Fields of study:Holy Writings

Research Division : Advancement of Religious Education

Fields of study:Religious Art

More details:Stern

Research Division : Alzheimer's Disease

Fields of study:Medicine

More details:William Farber

Research Division : Assyriology

Fields of study:Ancient Civilizations

More details:Samuel Noah Kramer

Research Division : Cancer, AIDS and Immunology

Fields of study:Oncology

More details:CAIR

Research Division : Cell Scan for the Early Detection of Cancer

Fields of study:Oncology

More details:Jerome Schottenstein

Research Division : Commercial Law

Fields of study:Commercial Law

Research Division : Comparative Law

Fields of study:Comparative Law

Research Division : Computerized Data in Jewish Studies

Fields of study:Jewish Studies

Research Division : Defence and Peace Economics

Fields of study:Peace and Disarmament

Research Division : Dyslexia and Reading Disorders

Fields of study:Education of the Handicapped

More details:Haddad

Research Division : Economic Structures of Jewish Communities

Fields of study:Jewish Studies

Research Division : Economics

Fields of study:Economics

Research Division : Economy of Israel

Fields of study:Economics

More details:David J. Azrieli

Research Division : European Community

Fields of study:European Studies

Research Division : Family

Fields of study:Family Studies

More details:Kukin

Research Division : History of Jewish Bible

Fields of study:Bible

Research Division : History of Oriental Jewry

Fields of study:Jewish Studies, Oriental Studies

Research Division : History of the Land of Israel and its Settlements

Fields of study:History, Jewish Studies

More details:Rivlin

Research Division : Holocaust Literature

Fields of study:Jewish Studies

Research Division : International Policy and Communications

Fields of study:International Relations, International Studies

Research Division : Israel-Diaspora Relations

Fields of study:International Relations

More details:Shlomo Argov

Research Division : Israeli Economy and Society

Fields of study:Economics, Jewish Studies

More details:Schnitzer Foundation

Research Division : Jerusalem Studies

Fields of study:Jewish Studies

More details:Ingeborg Rennert

Research Division : Jewish Education in the Diaspora

Fields of study:Jewish Studies

More details:Lookstein

Research Division : Jewish Thought

Fields of study:Jewish Studies

More details:Rabbi Carlebach

Research Division : Latin American Development

Fields of study:Latin American Studies

Research Division : Lexicography

Fields of study:Terminology

Research Division : Life Sciences Applied Research

Fields of study:Biological and Life Sciences

More details:Dr. Jaime Lusinchi

Research Division : Literature of the People of Israel

Fields of study:Jewish Studies, Literature

More details:Baruch Kurzweil

Research Division : Mathematical Sciences

Fields of study:Mathematics

More details:Abraham Gelbart

Research Division : Medical Diagnostics

Fields of study:Medicine

More details:Gonda Goldschmied

Research Division : Midrasha for Women

Fields of study:Jewish Studies

Research Division : Nuclear Magnetic Resonance

Fields of study:Nuclear Physics

More details:NMR

Research Division : Post-Talmudic Halakhic

Fields of study:Judaic Religious Studies

Research Division : Religious Anthropology

Fields of study:Anthropology

More details:Jacob Taubes

Research Division : Religious Zionism

Fields of study:Judaic Religious Studies

Research Division : Shoah

Fields of study:Jewish Studies

More details:Leona and Arnold Finkler

Research Division : Sociology of Ethnic Groups

Fields of study:Sociology

Research Division : Strategic Studies

Fields of study:Military Science, Peace and Disarmament

More details:Begin-Sadat (BESA)

Research Division : Study and Dissemination of Oral Law

Fields of study:Law

More details:Naftal

Research Division : Study of Developmental Disorders in Infants and Young Children

Fields of study:Developmental Psychology

More details:Fanny and Edward Baker

Research Division : Study of Mountainous Areas in Judea and the Etzion Bloc

Fields of study:Mountain Studies

Research Division : Study of Women in Judaism

Fields of study:Women's Studies

More details:Fanya Gottesfeld Heller

Research Division : Teaching of Sciences

Fields of study:Science Education

Research Division : Yiddish Culture

Fields of study:Jewish Studies

More details:Rena Costa

top Degrees

Bachelor's Degree


Fields of study:Art Therapy, Communication Studies, Government, Hotel Management, Journalism, Library Science, Music, Optometry, Tourism, Translation and Interpretation

Master's Degree

Fields of study:Fine Arts, Law, Natural Sciences, Social Work


top Student Services and Facilities

Student Services

Academic Counselling

Facilities for Disabled People

top Academic Periodicals


Bar Ilan Law Studies

Criticism and Interpretation

Democratic Culture

Hebrew Computational Linguistics


Main Press

Bar-Ilan University Press

Updated on 30-11-2011