Department of Geography, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Hebrew University is Israel’s largest university (with over 22,000 students and 1,200 tenured faculty), counting with researchers that are at the forefront of international science and humanities. The University is home to 100 subject-related and interdisciplinary research centres, while approximately 3,800 research projects are in progress at the University and 1,500 new projects are started each year; nearly 40% of all civilian scientific research in Israel is conducted at HUJ. The Geography Department of HUJ hosts programmes in: Environmental Management Planning & Policy, Historical Geography, Physical Geography, Urban Geography & Regional Studies. This integration of natural and social sciences is designed to produce effective policy outcomes. The Federmann School of Public Policy & Government is a leading research and educational institute within HUJ and its interdisciplinary faculty and programmes are designed for both traditional academic as well as executive and professional tracts.
HUJ´s role in the CLICO project
In CLICO, HUJ participates in the Jordan basin case-study and is also conducting research to assess how climatic uncertainties are taken into account in existing transboundary water treaties in the region.