M.Sc. program: Animal and Veterinary Science (735)


Full information about the program in the

University Course Catalog


Head of the teaching program:
Prof. Dalit Sela Donenfeld
Telephone: 08-9489533
e-mail: dalit.seladon@mail.huji.ac.il

Ms. Yael Lewitus
Telephone: 08-9489119
e-mail: yaellew@savion.huji.ac.il


Students conduct research and write their thesis under the supervision of the lecturers in the Animal Science Department and the Koret School of Veterinary Medicine. Research topics are in both applied and basic sciences, and include improving and increasing productivity; animal welfare; livestock, pet and birds diseases and medicine; public health; development of models for human disease research; and the functionality and control of basic mechanisms at the various levels – the cell, the tissue or the animal as a whole. 

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 departments/institutes: Animal Science; Veterinary Medicine


Admission requirements:

Students with a bachelor's degree in biology and life sciences, students with a DVM degree, or students in the combined DVM/M.Sc. program at the Koret School of Veterinary Medicine.


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)