How to Apply

A step-by-step guide to submitting an MSc application

The following sections will guide you through the application process for the Feinberg Graduate School’s MSc program, providing detailed information on preparing and submitting your application  and understanding what process takes place after you’ve submitted all of the necessary documentation. The MSc program at the Feinberg Graduate School is open to all qualified students regardless of religion, race, color, national origin, age, disability or gender. No fee is charged for the registration process.

Minimum academic requirements

To apply for the MSc program, you must hold a BSc degree from an accredited local or foreign institution of higher learning, or other certificate deemed equivalent by the Board of Studies in your field, with a GPA of 85 (or the equivalent).

International students

MSc candidates from non-Israeli universities or institutions of higher learning are required to take external evaluation examinations, at the discretion of the Board of Studies, including:

  • GREs: Both general tests and tests in the subject you would like to study. The FGS code for GREs is 3398, and scores must be sent directly from the GRE testing center.
  • TOEFL or IELTS: Only for candidates whose mother tongue is not English.

Application deadline

Online applications registration must be completed between October 1st and March 31st.

Late applications (i.e. after the above-mentioned deadline) are considered in special cases only.

In certain programs (e.g. Neuroscience MSc/PhD integrated program ), Applications by international students received by December 31st will be considered during January, and interviews will be held during early February. Final decisions will be provided by February 28th.

First Step: Filling Out an Online Application

If you are applying to the Regular MSc track with thesis, you are required to fill out an online general application form.

If you are applying to the Rothschild-Weizmann Program then please see the "תכנית רוטשילד-ויצמן" page.

After submitting your application, you will receive an email indicating that the application was received. Within a couple of days, you will receive a second email with a User ID and password, which gives you access to an online monitoring service where you can check the status of your application.

Your Application File Format and Name

As part of the application process, candidates must submit ONE application file, containing the documents listed below.


Application File Format

One file in a PDF format only.


Application File Name

The name of the PDF file must be constructed as follows:
(Note: Israeli ID 9 digits or foreign passport)

Last Name + space + First Name + space + ID number 

Example (Israeli citizens - Israeli ID):
Johnson John 123456789.pdf

Example (International Candidates - Passport):
Johnson John D22J01189.pdf

Required Documents and their Order

The documents in the PDF application file must appear in the following order:

  • CV + passport-size photograph on the top right-hand side
  • BSc certificate or degree approval, if already available
  • Updated transcript of BSc courses, including GPA
  • Copy of your of ID Card (for Israelis) or the title page of your passport (for international applicants)
  • GREs for international applications and TOEFL scores for applicants whose native tongue is not English (see International Applicants)


Letters of reference (if available)

  • Referees should email their letters to the relevant FGS Faculty Coordinator
  • There is no particular form or format for the reference letters
  • Reference letters received at FGS prior to the submission of the electronic application file are held until the corresponding application file is received.


How to Submit your Application File

Your PDF application file must be sent to the appropriate email address AND the subject of the email message should be as specified below:

Field of Study: Physical Sciences
Email Address:
Email Subject: MSc Application Physics + Applicant's Name

Field of Study: Chemical Sciences
Email Address:
Email Subject: MSc Application Chemistry + Applicant's Name

Field of Study: Life Sciences
Email Address:
Email Subject: MSc Application Life Sciences + Applicant's Name

Field of Study: Math & CS
Email Address: FGS-Math&
Email Subject: MSc Application Math & CS + Applicant's Name

Field of Study: Archeological Science
Email Address:
Email Subject: MSc Application Archeological Science + Applicant's Name

Field of Study: Science Teaching
Email Address:
Email Subject: MSc Application Science Teaching + Applicant's Name

FGS Coordinators

Michal Kiri
Contact email
Michal Kiri
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Life Sciences: Biology, Brain Sciences, Systems Biology
Dalia Greenberg
Contact email
Math & CS
Adi Shimron
Contact email
Science Teaching
Adi Shimron
Contact email