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The Department of Environmental Economics and Management

The Robert H. Smith Faculty
of Agriculture, Food and Environment
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

PO Box 12, Rehovot 76100
Fax: 08-9466267

Department Head:
Prof. Ayal Kimhi, Tel: 08-9489376, email: ayal.kimhi@mail.huji.ac.il

Secretary: 
Miri Arazi, Tel: 08-9489230, email: miriguy@savion.huji.ac.il
 

Scholarships and Tuition Fee Waivers

December 2, 2019

M.Sc. in Environmental Economics and Management

Scholarships and Tuition Fee Waivers for M.Sc. Students in Environmental Economics and Management at the Hebrew University

Background

The two-year Master program of the Department of Environmental Economics and Management provides the students with knowledge and training, focusing on economic problems in the areas of agriculture, food the environment and natural resources.

The teaching and research topics include theories of microeconomics and macroeconomics, public economics, governmental intervention to control environmental impacts, rational dynamic planning of production and use of natural resources, industrial organization, mechanism design, game theory, political economy, and more. Students participate in research projects conducted by the Department's faculty members as part of their master thesis.

The attached file has important information about requirements for international students who want to do an advanced degree with us.

Admission Requirements

1. Undergraduate degree from a recognized university as follows:

a. Economics degree (including Environmental Economics) – direct admission.

b. Accounting or Business Administration degrees – Direct admission if the candidate completed the following pre-requisites (some of the courses are offered on Coursera and some can be taken in Hebrew as supplementary courses in the Hebrew University):

Course number

Course name Syllabus  Credits

Coursera  equivalent

71708

Introduction to Econometrics   

Syllabus 5

Econometrics: Methods and Applications

71732 Consumer Theory Syllabus 4  
71737 Firm Theory Syllabus 4  
71742 Welfare Theory Syllabus 4  
71746 Macro Economics Syllabus 4  
71747 Linear Algebra A Syllabus 3

Mathematics for Machine Learning: Linear Algebra

 

2. GPA of 80 or above (B on the A-to-D letter scale).

3. English language proficiency requirements: Upper Advance level, according to University requirements (as detailed in: http://info.huji.ac.il/en-overseas/english_requirements).

More information on admission requirements and registration to teaching programs of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem can be found in: http://info.huji.ac.il/en-overseas.

Teaching Program

The teaching program spans two years, and offers two tracks:

1740 – Thesis track, 32 HUJI credits* of courses + a master thesis, supervised by a faculty member from the Department (students should submit a research program signed by the supervisor by the end of the first academic year).

1741 – Non-thesis track, 44 HUJI credits of courses, including a seminar.

* 1 HUJI credit = an academic hour (45 minutes) a week during a fourteen-week semester.

 

Courses

Course number Course name Syllabus   Credits

 

Mandatory

71124 ADVANCED ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS Syllabus 3
71158 MICRO ECONOMIC THEORY Syllabus 4
71159 MACRO ECONOMIC THEORY Syllabus 4
71989 ECONOMETRICS A Syllabus 4

 

Mandatory-Elective (at least 9 credits)

71183 SELECTED ASPECTS OF THE ECONOMICS OF NATURAL RES Syllabus 3
71990 ECONOMETRICS B Syllabus 3
71993 INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATION Syllabus 3
73509 GAME THEORY syllabus 3
71163 ECONOMICS OF GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT  Syllabus 3

 

Elective (at least 6 credits for thesis, 16 for non-thesis)*

71138 EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN AND ADVANCED STATISTICS FOR RESEARCH STUDENTS Syllabus 4
71965 MULTIVARIATE DATA ANALY FOR MARKETING/AGRICULTURE Syllabus 3
71983 ADVANCED MARKETING STRATEGY Syllabus 3
71959 STRATEGIC JUDGMENT AND DECISION MAKING Syllabus 3
71980 NUMERICAL METHODS Syllabus 4
71165 MULTIVARIATE DATA ANALY FOR MARKETING/AGRICULTURE Syllabus 3
71985 OPTIMIZATION METHODS IN ECONOMICS Syllabus 3
71100 M.SC THESIS Syllabus 0

 

Seminars

71108 SEMINAR (NON THESIS) Syllabus 4
71196 RESEARCH SEMINAR A IN ENV. ECON.& MAN. (THESIS) Syllabus 1
71996 RESEARCH SEMINAR B IN ENV. ECON.& MAN. (THESIS) Syllabus 1
 
* Undergraduate courses can be selected up to 6 and 8 credits in the Thesis and Non-thesis tracks, respectively.

 

 

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