Graduate studies & postdocs

The Weizmann Institute of Science plays a central role in developing Israel’s scientific brain power. The Institute strives to cultivate the scientific leaders of tomorrow. The Feinberg Graduate School (FGS), the Institute’s education arm, offers MSc and PhD degrees in five faculties: Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Computer Science, and Physics. FGS also oversees the postdoctoral fellows from Israel and abroad.

There is no better place to launch your career in science than at FGS and the Weizmann Institute. We offer a unique, multidisciplinary setting that enables students to learn from the best principal investigators, working shoulder-to-shoulder with them in modern facilities. All coursework is conducted in English, thereby preparing students for the global endeavor that is science and creating an open atmosphere that welcomes international students, postdocs, and faculty. All students receive full scholarships for the duration of their studies in addition to living stipends and travel support.

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FGS

The Feinberg Graduate School

The Feinberg Graduate School offers a unique, multidisciplinary setting that enables students to learn from the best principal investigators in state-of-the-art facilities. All coursework is conducted in English, thereby preparing students for the global endeavor that is science and creating an open atmosphere that welcomes international students, postdocs, and faculty. All students receive full scholarships for the duration of their studies in addition to living stipends and travel support.
Admissions

Admissions

Admission to the Feinberg Graduate School is highly competitive, reflecting the School’s international standing as a leader in science education. Students are selected based on their academic strengths and their potential for further growth and accomplishment.
Degrees and studies

Academics

While conducting studies toward an advanced degree, FGS students are intricately involved in lab work and are often first authors on scientific publications. Students select the research group of their choice; some areas like the life sciences require lab rotations.
Postdocs

Postdoctoral Fellows

Postdoctoral fellows enrich the Weizmann Institute with their experience and have the opportunity to advance their research and enter new fields, working side by side with principal investigators. Hundreds of international postdocs find their home at the Weizmann Institute every year, and their training here provides a springboard to the next stage of their scientific careers.
Visiting students

Visiting students

Visiting students have a unique opportunity to work on cutting-edge research projects in a spectrum of fields.