From our experience many students struggle with their mathematical studies during the first semester. Some struggle because they don’t remember enough of the mathematics they learned in high school and some because the language of mathematics is foreign to them.
In order to resolve these difficulties we offer a “preliminary workshop to mathematical studies“. We highly recommend prospective students to attend this worshop, more details here.
We are proud to host the Ostrowski Prize Ceremony on January 25th, 2018. The Ostrowski Prize is a major award given every odd year for outstanding mathematical achievement judged by an international jury from the universities of Basel, Jerusalem, Waterloo and the academies of Denmark and the Netherlands.
Read more about Ostrowski Prize Ceremony Jan 25, 2018
We are pleased and happy that The Hebrew University ranks 11th in the field of Mathematics in the latest Shanghai Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2017, and is the leading department in Asia according to this ranking. While such rankings should be taken with a grain of salt, it’s very nice to be recognized and placed in the lead in mathematics research