From the hilltop of Mount Scopus, the Hebrew University looks out over the spectacular panorama of Jerusalem.  A city sacred to Judaism, Christianity and Islam, Jerusalem is a blend of past and present, ancient roots and modern innovations. Jerusalem is well known for its abundant historical and holy sites, and fascinating tourist attractions. A thriving metropolis, Jerusalem is dotted with art galleries and museums, theaters and concert halls, archaeological sites and religious shrines. Throughout the year, the city hosts exciting festivals, exhibitions, international conferences, and other special events. As the capital of Israel, Jerusalem is not only the home of the country’s governing bodies, national memorials and cultural institutions, but also a political center of national and international significance
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem – Rothberg International School
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem is a multidisciplinary institution of higher learning and research, and a scientific center of international repute. Ranked among the world’s leading universities, the Hebrew University stresses excellence throughout its Faculties of Humanities, Social Sciences, Law,  Science,  Medicine,  Dental Medicine, and  Agriculture, Food and Environment. The University has 23,500 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students. Its 1,200 faculty members and alumni have been awarded numerous national and international prizes, including the Nobel Prize.In 1955 the Hebrew University opened its first program for international students with 22 American students. Today, the Rothberg International School attracts more than 2,000 students annually, from over 65 countries around the globe.