Belgium House, Edmond Safra Campus at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

About The Hebrew University

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, founded in 1918 and opened officially in 1925, is Israel’s premier university as well as its leading research institution. The Hebrew University is ranked internationally among the 100 leading universities in the world and first among Israeli universities.

The recognition the Hebrew University has attained confirms its reputation for excellence and its leading role in the scientific community. It stresses excellence and offers a wide array of study opportunities in the humanities, social sciences, exact sciences and medicine. The university encourages multi-disciplinary activities in Israel and overseas and serves as a bridge between academic research and its social and industrial applications.

The Hebrew University has set as its goals the training of public, scientific, educational and professional leadership; the preservation of and research into Jewish, cultural, spiritual and intellectual traditions; and the expansion of the boundaries of knowledge for the benefit of all humanity. 


About The Belgium House

Belgium House is a pleasant, quiet and verdant oasis with an academic atmosphere, located on the Edmond J. Safra Campus (Givat Ram) at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem right next to the historic city of Jerusalem.

Belgium House, the Faculty Club and Guest House, is situated next to the National and University Library, within a walking distance from the main entrance to the University Campus. The Israel Museum, the Bible Lands Museum and the Knesset,
the Israeli Parliament, are in the vicinity. It is near to the entrance to the city and easily accessible from it.

In the midst of Belgium House is a beautiful well-kept garden with flowers and a lawn where visitors can enjoy a coffee or a light meal.