Rector's Update | August 2020

August 30, 2020


Greetings dear colleagues,

This is the last update for the 2019-2020 academic year. As usual, it includes a report on faculty members retiring this year (as well as an updated report on the new recruits), along with regular updates. This time, this letter is also being sent to our retired colleagues.

Rector's Update - June 2020

July 3, 2020


Dear Colleagues, 

1. Exams—logistical aspects. The Corona epidemic has posed considerable challenges for all of us, including in the field of instruction. So far, we have met the challenges successfully, thanks to the wonderful mobilization of all our senior and junior academic staff and our administrative staff. However, the main challenge still seems to be ahead of us—the administration of exams.

Exams Guidelines - Second Semester (Corona)

July 2, 2020


Dear Hebrew University Community,

As of July 5th 2020, it is not permitted to hold in-class exams. Accordingly, we will apply the following policy:

1. In courses in which it was already published that the evaluation will not be based on an in-class exam, but on an alternative mode of evaluation, including a home exam and an online one, the students’ achievement will be graded as originally determined.

Rector's Update - April 2020

April 30, 2020


Greetings to the members of the Hebrew University community,

We hope that the most difficult days of the corona pandemic are behind us, and we are nearing the return back to normal, still in the shadow of Corona. Here is a brief update on plans to get back to normal.