Interdisciplinary Department of Social Sciences
Bar Ilan University's Interdisciplinary Department of Social Sciences was established in 1974 with the intent on integrating the study of multiple disciplines of the Social Sciences. The department has expanded into different tracks within the fields of behavioral sciences, economics and society.
Tracks of Study
In order to be eligible for an undergraduate degree in the Interdisciplinary Department of Social Sciences, over the course of three years, every student must study a total of 64 semester hours, according to the description below:
46 semester hours within the department (including elective courses)
14 semester hours of Judaism courses
4 semester hours of general courses- usually referring to general courses from other faculties outside the Social Sciences, however elective courses can also count toward the general courses requirements. The department will only sign a student up to a general course if room is still available in that specific course.
Moreover, throughout the three years of the degree, every student must complete the following requirements:
- The Fundamental Concepts in Judaism Test
- Hebrew Proficiency
- English Studies for the Degree
Dr. Sredny Dvora - Head of the Interdisciplinary Department of Social Sciences
Dr. Chaim Lavi- Deputy Academic Head of the Interdisciplinary Department of Social Sciences
Mr. Yair Rozen- Deputy Manager to the head of the Interdisciplinary Department of Social Sciences