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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


Ph.D. Degree

The Ph.D. degree is awarded by the Hebrew University. Students of the Institute conduct their doctoral research under the supervision of Institute faculty members, sometimes in collaboration with experts from other departments or other academic institutions (in Israel and abroad).

Ph.D. research at the Institute can be conducted in all archaeological periods and on a variety of topics, including combinations with related disciplines. The scope of Ph.D. topics and research possibilities is enriched by the diversified research projects conducted by the Institute’s faculty members.

Students wishing to study for a Ph.D. in the Institute need to fulfill certain academic requirements. To be admitted into the program, the student must nominate a faculty member who is willing to supervise his studies.