MDP - MSc in Development Practice
Economics, Management and Sustainable Development in Rural Areas

Explore market-based solutions to agricultural, environmental, economic, and business challenges of global, sustainable development.

Curriculum Highlights

Over the course of the 14-month program, students will participate in intensive internships on sustainable development. In addition, a monthly workshop is offered at the Jerusalem Institute’s Milken Innovation Center for students to develop skills required to pursue professional careers in development.

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Sustainable Development Practice
  • Financial Innovations for Sustainable Economic Development
  • Development and Public Health
  • Economics of Growth and Development
  • Introduction to Economics of Natural Resources



Admission Requirements

1. A BA with an average of 80 and above, from a recognized university
2. Direct admission is granted for students with a degree in economics, including environmental economics
3. Students with accounting or business administration degrees may apply if they have completed the following courses:

  • Consumer Theory
  • Welfare Theory
  • Firm Theory

4. English proficiency

Please note: Additional credentials and information may be requested from you upon admission.

Student Life at the Hebrew University

  • Be part of a welcoming community of students from over 100 countries
  • Courses are designed to offer a small group setting for more personalized education
  • Participate in international student associations and social forums
  • Network with professional alumni from around the world

Why the Hebrew University of Jerusalem?

  • As one of the top 100 universities in the world, we boast a faculty of world-renowned lecturers
  • Jerusalem’s Rehovot campus offers a rich student life within reach of bustling industries and city life
  • In the heart of the StartUp Nation, Jerusalem is filled with inspiring innovation and technological advancements