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Head of Institute: Prof. Oren Tirosh

Administrative manager: Rakefet Kalev

Office Address:
Institute of Biochemistry, Food Science and Nutrition,
Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment,
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 
Herzl 229, Rehovot 7610001, ISRAEL

Tel: +972 - (0)8-9489385
Fax: +972 - (0)8-9363208
Email Address: rakefetk@savion.huji.ac.il

This outstanding Institute offers well-equipped facilities and laboratories, state-of-the-art equipment, information resources and friendly and dedicated team. When combined with the beauty of the Faculty, the Institute is an exciting and pleasant place to study and conduct research. The relatively small campus enables staff and students from the Institute to interact with other people in the Faculty in a stimulating and professional environment.

Visiting scientists, exchange students, and post-doctoral fellows from around the world enhance the important exchange of new ideas in the Institute. Research and studies in the Institute focuses on biochemistry, food sciences, and nutrition. The research ranges from basic to applied science and often combines interdisciplinary collaborations among scientists from the faculty and from all over the world.

In addition, the Institute of Biochemistry, Food Science and Nutrition awards degrees at both the undergraduate and graduate levels with high admission standards. Each year 170 students are awarded bachelor's degrees (70 in Biochemistry and Food Science and 100 in Nutritional Science), 40 are awarded master's degrees, and 100 are enrolled in both the Masters and PhD programs. Every other year, the Institute holds an International MSc Nutritional Sciences Program, hosting students from all around the world.