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Department of Animal Sciences
The Robert H. Smith Faculty
of Agricultural, Food & Environment

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Herzl 229, Rehovot 7610001, Israel
Phone: +972-(0)8-9489119;
Fax: +972-(0)8-9465763;
Yael Lewitus, Department's Secretary

The Department of Animal Sciences is located within the campus of the Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment in Rehovot. The department is involved with teaching and research of all disciplines of animal biology and production. Research conducted in the department of Animal Sciences uses contemporary techniques of molecular biology and biotechnology, as well as advanced methods for studying biological processes in the intact animal.

Our Vision: The Department of Animal Sciences endeavors to be a national and international center of excellence, innovation and creativity, in research and education in the field of domesticated animals, for the advancement of sustainable agriculture, food and environment.


Our Missions

  • Conducting novel basic and applied biology research on farm animals
  • Sustainable animal agriculture productivity related to welfare and environmental protection policy
  • Developing professional interactions with academic and business authorities related to farm animal agriculture.
  • Active contribution in professional scientific conferences, in Israel and worldwide
  • Training experts in sustainable animal agriculture from Israel and around the world
  • Educating First class researchers, in the various branches of animal farming who will be integrated in the academy, biotechnology companies, government authorities and agricultural sectors in Israel and worldwide.