M.Sc. program: Biochemistry, Food Science and Nutrition (723)


Full information about the program in the

University Course Catalog



Full information about the program in the University Course Catalog

Head of the teaching program:
Prof. Zvi Hayouka
Telephone: 08-9489019
e-mail: zvi.hayouka@mail.huji.ac.il


Ms. Ester Tzagay
Telephone: 08-9489265
e-mail: estertz@savion.huji.ac.il



The graduate program provides trainees with the knowledge and experience that are needed for carrying out innovative research projects in topics relating to food production, food security, food safety, sensory perception of food, nutrition-related pathologies, and physiological responses to dietary deficiencies. 

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 institute: Biochemistry, Food Science and Nutrition


Admission requirements:

Bachelor's degree in Food Sciences, Nutrition Sciences, Biology or any other relevant field 

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)