Applying Only Takes 3 Steps:

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Search for a Program


Explore our site, look around, and choose a program to study.
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Complete the Forms


Complete and return all the application forms required. Once you’ve been accepted, the institution will send you a formal letter of acceptance that confirms your course details and the starting dates.
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Get a Visa


Apply for a student visa via the Israeli Embassy or Consulate near you.
1. Search for a Program:
In order to start your academic experience in Israel you will first need to choose the academic program most suitable for you. The best way for you to find out which program is best for you is by using our 'Study in Israel' search engine, where you can find the information you need about all the academic programs aimed for international students like you.

Explore our site, look around, and choose a program to study.

2. The Application Process
Once you've chosen a program, look up the admission requirements on the institution website. Generally in order to apply for a program you will need to provide at least some of the following documents (please note that the admission requirements vary between institutions and programs):

  1. Academic transcripts and diplomas from previous studies
  2. Proof of English level (for example, results from TOEFL or IELTS)
  3. Academic recommendation letters
  4. Curriculum Vitae
  5. Statement of Purpose
  6. GRE or GMAT scores
  7. Medical certificate

Once you've been accepted you will receive a formal letter of acceptance and you can continue to the third and last step - visas!
3. Visas
In order to study in Israel you will need an A/2 Student Visa. Applications for visas are to be made at an Israeli Embassy or Consulate abroad. The Student Visa is valid for up to one year and for multiple entrances and exits. Spouses and children will also be granted visas.

In order to be granted a visa you will need to provide the following documents:

  1. Completed and signed application for a visa to enter Israel (click here to download the Application for a Visa to Enter Israel)
  2. Two passport pictures (5x5 cm)
  3. A formal letter of acceptance for studies from a recognized higher education institution in Israel
  4. Proof that the student has the financial means to pay for her/his studies and subsistence throughout the stay in Israel
  5. A travel document (e.g. passport) that is valid for at least one year, provided that the home country has a diplomatic mission in the State of Israel. If there is no such mission in Israel, the passport must be valid for the entire period of studies and another six months beyond that
  6. Fee payment (click here to open the table of fees).

For more information about visas and other consular services please visit the website of the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs: http://mfa.gov.il/MFA/ConsularServices/Pages/default.aspx
Tuition & Funding

Tuition


Israeli higher education tuition fees are competitive on an international scale. Tuition fees vary depending on the program and the institution. International Bachelor degree programs cost approximately US $11,000-$15,000 per year. Master’s degree programs vary from around $10,000 to $30,000 per year, while the tuition for Research Master's degrees can be lower depending on the higher education institution. Tuition fees for PhD degrees are generally waived by the host institution.

Funding


A range of scholarship programs are offered by the Israeli Government, higher education institutions and other organizations. Please see below details of scholarships offered to international students.

This list is  not comprehensive- it is always a good idea to do some research to find out more about available scholarships and funding opportunities.

 
Fellowship program for outstanding post-doctoral researchers from China and India in Israeli universities – Up to 45 fellowships (of up to three year’s duration) are offered yearly to outstanding post-doctoral researchers from China and India in all academic fields.
Name of Institution: Council for Higher Education and Public Planning Committee
Eligibility Requirements: Post-Doctoral researchers from China and India
Website Link: http://lang.che.org.il/en/?page_id=21246
Name of Institution: Masa Israel Journey
Scholarship Provision: A grant to be used towards an academic program in Israel. Extra-curricular Israel experience activities are provided by the academic institute and/or Masa. Participants on Masa Israel-recognized programs of any length can apply for additional need-based financial aid depending on their country of origin and income. If a program is shorter than ten months, the need-based scholarship will be proportional to the length of the program.
Duration: 2-10 Months
Eligibility Requirements: Jewish students, between the ages of 18 and 30 and/or graduates of a secondary school. The scholarship is given to students who do not have an Israeli citizenship OR students who have an Israeli citizenship but have left Israel before the age of 14 and have lived outside of Israel for at least four consecutive years prior to receiving the grant. Students who have not been on an organized program (including an academic program) of more than four months in Israel since September 2004. Students who have not spent 4 consecutive months or longer in Israel within the 24 month period prior to the start of the chosen Masa program after the age of 18.
Website Link: http://studyabroad.masaisrael.org/
Name of Institution: Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Scholarship Provision: Full or part of the tution fees, basic health insurance, monthly allowance
Duration: Up to 8 Months
Eligibility Requirements: Post Graduat foreign students
Website Link: http://mfa.gov.il/MFA/MFA-Archive/2003/Pages/Scholarships%20Offered%20by%20the%20Israeli%20Government%20to.aspx
Name of Institution: Tel-Aviv University
Scholarship Provision: Supports students from Central and South America
Duration: Various
Eligibility Requirements: Students from Central and South America
Website Link: https://international.tau.ac.il/scholarship_programs
Name of Institution: Tel-Aviv University
Scholarship Provision: Supports Indian students who come to study in Israel. These grants can be applied to help cover tuition for participation in any of our International Programs.
Duration: Various
Eligibility Requirements: Scholarship recipients are required to be from India.
Website Link: https://international.tau.ac.il/scholarship_programs
Name of Institution: The Technion – Israel Institute of Technology
Scholarship Provision: Tuition subsidy
Duration: 4 years
Eligibility Requirements: All students
Website Link: https://int.technion.ac.il/prospective-students-2/payments-information/scholarships/
Name of Institution: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Scholarship Provision: Scholarship covers tuition, housing, medical insurance, modest living expenses
Duration: 18 months
Eligibility Requirements: Students coming from Developing coutries in Africa, Souteast and central Asia.
Website Link: http://glocal.huji.ac.il
Name of Institution: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Scholarship Provision: Provision of full internship at one of ELSC PIs' labs. Rental fee may be partially covered.
Duration: The scholarship is for two years and can be extended to one more year
Eligibility Requirements: 1. May apply students in an accredited institution of higher education whose PhD training and post-doctoral projects are in the field of Brain Sciences. 2. Doctoral degree has been submitted in the current year of applying or will be approved by the following year.
Website Link: http://elsc.huji.ac.il/content/neuroscience-postdoctoral-program
Name of Institution: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Scholarship Provision: Scholarships, stipends and partial tuition waivers are available to qualifying candidates based upon available funding.
Duration: Candidates may receive scholarships for program tution
Eligibility Requirements: All applicants are eligible
Website Link: http://instituteforlawandpolicy.com/scholarships/
Name of Institution: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Scholarship Provision: Students participating in the program are eligible to receive scholarships and stipends. The Faculty of Law awards students stipends and tuition waivers to eligible candidates.
Duration: Provides scholarships and stipends for the entire length of the program
Eligibility Requirements: All candidates are eligible to apply
Website Link: http://law.huji.ac.il/eng/muamadim.asp?cat=2540&in=0
Name of Institution: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Scholarship Provision: Full scholarships cover tuition, housing in the student dormitories on campus, medical insurance and a monthly living stipend. We will consider requests for financial assistance in cases of financial need.
Duration: 12 months
Eligibility Requirements: The scholarships are intended for students from developing countries and countries in economic transition
Website Link: http://intschool.agri.huji.ac.il/book/scholarships
Name of Institution: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Scholarship Provision: The Graduate Merit Scholarship is a competitive, merit-based scholarship for students admitted to international degree programs in the Division of Graduate Studies at the Rothberg International School.
Duration: The scholarship covers the full tuition fee for the stated duration of the program.
Eligibility Requirements: Students admitted to international degree programs in the Division of Graduate Studies at the Rothberg International School.
Website Link: https://overseas.huji.ac.il/gradmerit
Name of Institution: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Scholarship Provision: The Rothberg Family Fund awards partial scholarships towards the tuition fees of students enrolled in the programs of the Division of Graduate Studies at the Rothberg International School.
Duration: One semester or one year
Eligibility Requirements: Graduate students from countries other than the United States and Canada. Students must be enrolled in a program of the Division of Graduate Studies at the Rothberg International School.
Website Link: http://overseas.huji.ac.il/?CategoryID=992
Name of Institution: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Scholarship Provision: The Thanks to Scandinavia Sperling Scholarship provides Scandinavian students enrolled in a program in the Division of Graduate Studies at the Rothberg International School with a scholarship of up to $12,000 towards tuition fees
Duration: One academic year
Eligibility Requirements: Scandinavian students (Denmark, Finland, Norway or Sweden) enrolled in a program in the Division of Graduate Studies at the Rothberg International School. Recipients are not eligible for any additional Israel-based financial aid. The scholarship is for a single year and is not renewable.
Website Link: https://overseas.huji.ac.il/tts
Name of Institution: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Scholarship Provision: Tuition, dormitory accommodations, health insurance, social activities, monthly stipend for living expenses
Duration: 11 months
Eligibility Requirements: Applicants from developing countries and countries in transition
Website Link: http://IMPH.HUJI.AC.IL
Name of Institution: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Scholarship Provision: Tuition scholarship and stipend.
Duration: Total of 5 years support.
Eligibility Requirements: Program students
Website Link: http://elsc.huji.ac.il/phd-program-computational-neuroscience
Name of Institution: The Weizmann Institute of Science
Scholarship Provision: A monthly fellowship + medical insurance
Duration: 4.5 years (54 months)
Eligibility Requirements: The fellowship is awarded to every doctoral student admitted to the FGS
Website Link: https://www.weizmann.ac.il/feinberg/fellowship-aid/phd-students
Name of Institution: The Weizmann Institute of Science
Scholarship Provision: A monthly fellowship + medical insurance
Duration: Two years (24 months)
Eligibility Requirements: The fellowship is awarded to every Master’s student admitted to the FGS
Website Link: https://www.weizmann.ac.il/feinberg/fellowship-aid/msc-students
Name of Institution: The Weizmann Institute of Science
Scholarship Provision: A personal allowance of $4,250 for travelling to international conferences
Duration: The duration of the doctoral studies
Eligibility Requirements: The allowance is awarded to every doctoral student admitted to the FGS
Website Link: https://www.weizmann.ac.il/feinberg/fellowship-aid/phd-students-0
Name of Institution: The Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya
Scholarship Provision: the RRIS offers needs based scholarships to students in need.
Duration: Students are required to re-apply each year of the degree
Eligibility Requirements: Students in need
Website Link: https://www.idc.ac.il/en/schools/rris/undergraduate/Pages/needs-based-scholarship.aspx
Name of Institution: The Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya
Scholarship Provision: RRIS awards excellent students with Merit scholarship based on their previous performance (in high school).
Duration: Students are required to maintain the required grade average in order to ensure receiving the scholarship each year of their degree.
Eligibility Requirements: Students that achieved excellence in their previous performance (high school)
Website Link: https://www.idc.ac.il/en/schools/rris/undergraduate/Pages/financial-aid.aspx
Name of Institution: Tel-Aviv University
Scholarship Provision: The fund's goal is to provide former lone soldiers with the support they need to better integrate into Israeli society via higher education.
Duration: Various
Eligibility Requirements: Former lone soldiers
Website Link: https://international.tau.ac.il/scholarship_programs
Name of Institution: Tel-Aviv University
Scholarship Provision: Australian students from Victoria State who choose to study at Tel Aviv University. This funding will be available for any TAU International Program taught in English such as: Academic Gap Year, Study Abroad programs (summer/semester/year abroad), Bachelor’s degree programs, Master’s degree programs for example in Environmental Studies, Middle Eastern Studies or Conflict Resolution.
Duration: Various
Eligibility Requirements: Australian students from Victoria State
Website Link: https://international.tau.ac.il/scholarship_programs
Name of Institution: Tel-Aviv University
Scholarship Provision: This scholarship supports Brazilian students who come to study at Tel Aviv University. These grants can be applied to help cover tuition for participation in our International Undergraduate Degree Programs.
Duration: Various
Eligibility Requirements: Scholarship recipients are required to be from Brazil.
Website Link: https://international.tau.ac.il/scholarship_programs
The International Volunteer Program is intended to promote scientific cooperation between France and Israel by supporting financially the work of a young PhD or Post-doc in an Israeli laboratory. The international volunteer is under the responsibility of the French Ministry of Foreign affairs and will have to devote some time (approx. 3 days a month) to the activities of the Office for scientific and academic cooperation.
Scholarship Provision: The International Volunteer receives a grant on a monthly basis which is co-financed by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Israeli host institution. The value is approximately equal to 2250 euros per month: 1500 euros from the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and 750 euros (3750 shekel) from the Israeli laboratory.
The French Ministry of Foreign Affairs also provides health insurance coverage, plane ticket (round-trip ticket France-Israel) and luggage transportation (150 kg) to Israel.
Duration: 1 year, renewable once. Only one extension is possible for a total maximum duration of 2 years.
Eligibility Requirements: The candidate must:
* be under 28 years old, or under 29 years old if he/she already has a Civiweb account
* have a French or European citizenship
* be fluent in English AND in French
* work on exact science: mathematics, physic, chemistry, medicine, engineering, etc.
* have been accepted in an Israeli laboratory/research institute

Website Link: https://ec.europa.eu/programmes/horizon2020/en/h2020-section/marie-sklodowska-curie-actions
Erasmus+ offers short-term credit mobility grants (3 to 12 months) to students who study in European universities that have cooperation agreements with Israeli institutions. Students funding to travel to Israel and a living allowance (650 Euros per month). Check with your university’s international relations office to see if you are eligible to receive an Erasmus+ grant to study in Israel.
Website Link: http://www.erasmusplus.org.il/
The Azrieli Fellows Program promotes excellence in research and graduate studies at accredited institutions of higher learning in Israel. This prestigious and competitive program, established in 2007, provides financial support to the best and brightest scholars from Israel and around the world. One of its central goals is to establish strong ties with the Israeli academic community and society. The Azrieli Fellows Program welcomes applicants who wish to undertake postdoctoral research in Israel and are Canadian citizens or have completed a doctorate at a Canadian university. The fellowships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence. Candidates are assessed on their potential to make cutting-edge contributions to their respective fields. Aspects of personal merit and leadership abilities are also taken into consideration without regard to race, religion, gender, ethnicity or age. The value of the fellowship is NIS 145,000 annually (equivalent of approx. CAD$40,000). The duration of the fellowship is for one year, with the possibility of renewal for a second year. Scholars who wish to apply must obtain an academic sponsor. The academic sponsor must be a faculty member at one of the seven participating Israeli academic institutions.
Website Link: http://fellows.azrielifoundation.org/pages-en-28