General Admission Requirements
1. Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university (In the USA it includes “Regional Accreditation”). We accept the degree only if at least half of the credits were studied at the degree-granting institution, or in institutions recognized by us. Candidates who completed a degree at a branch in Israel of an overseas institution of higher education must contact the Overseas Applicants Unit before applying.
2. A minimum average in undergraduate studies that is equivalent to 80 (USA GPA 3.0) for admission to the Non-Research Track and a minimum average equivalent to 85 (USA GPA 3.5) for admission to the Research Track is required.
3. Hebrew language skills: Level Dalet is the minimum requirement for admission to most departments. (Further details in the chapter "Hebrew Language".) Students in the MA program Contemporary Germany: Politics, Society and Culture are exempt from this requirement.
4. English language skills: Lower Advanced level is the minimum requirement for admission to most departments. (Further details in the chapter "English Languaage".)
The program promotes the study of contemporary processes in German society in the context of the EU, as well as in global context. Proficiency in the German language is not a pre-requisite for the program but is required in order to graduate. English language required: Exemption level.