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Academic secretary

Ms. Orna Avidar
Phone: 02-5882404
Office Hours:
Sunday to Wednesday 09:30-12:30
Floor 5, Room 503, Institute of Archaeology Building

Heads of Departments

Head of the Prehistoric Archaeology Department: Prof. Erella Hovers

Head of the Department of Archaeology of the Biblical Period:Dr. Naama Yahalom-Mack

Head of the Classical Archaeology Department: Dr. Orit Peleg-Barkat

Head of the Civilizations of the Ancient Near East Department: Prof. Nathan Wasserman


Academic Programs

The Institute of Archaeology awards B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. degrees.  Students who received their degrees in other departments of the Hebrew University or in other institutions are gladly accepted for advanced studies in the Institute.  The academic secretariat, in collaboration with the Institute's faculty, is responsible for advising students about the various programs and academic requirements.


For general information about registration and admission (in Hebrew), see
For general information about registration and admission for Overseas students (various languages), see

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