M.Sc. program: Soil and Water Sciences (716)


Full information about the program in the University Course Catalog


Head of the teaching program:
Prof. Ronny Wallach
Telephone: 08-9489349
e-mail: ronny.wallach@mail.huji.ac.il

Ms. Michal Goldberg
Telephone: 08-9489340
e-mail: michalgo@savion.huji.ac.il



The research and teaching in the Soil and Water teaching program integrate both chemical and physical aspects of the soil, water and atmosphere. The teaching is closely linked to research as well as agricultural work. The curriculum includes specialized courses which provide in-depth knowledge on specific, narrow topics, and bridging courses which link between the various scientific and technological disciplines in the teaching program.


Study tracks: Non-Thesis (40 HUJI credits) / Thesis (24 HUJI credits)

Duration of studies: 2 years in both tracks

Language of instruction: English (as long as there is an English-speaking student enrolled in the course)

Associated faculty research department: Soil and Water Sciences


Admission requirements:

Bachelor's degree in environment or in the various agriculture, natural sciences, engineering or economics and management programs. Students with a different background will be assigned an individual complementary studies program by the teaching program Study Committee.


Non-Thesis Track:

Admission Requirements 

Coursework and requirements 

Study Program 


Thesis Track:

Admission Requirements

Coursework and requirements

Study Program


*Securing a Supervisor: Before submitting the application, the candidate should contact a Faculty member that agrees to supervise him/her.

Listing of research opportunities 

Without a supervisor agreement, the application will not be considered 


Non-Thesis Track: Approx. $5,300 for international students per year / Approx. $4,300 for Israeli students/olim hadashim per year  

Thesis Track: Approx. $280 per year


How to apply:

Israeli students  

International Students (with a bachelor's degree from abroad)