HUJI's PPE (Philosophy, Political Science and Economics) program provides its students with interdisciplinary tools to understand how societies and social institutions behave and how they ought to behave. The program's graduates employ these tools in different career paths. Here you can find some examples.
The combined program in Philosophy, Economics and Political Science is founded on the recognition that the social reality being examined is multidimensional, which requires an examination from different disciplinary perspectives. Politics and economics are interrelated, while philosophy observes both the structure of state and economy and the analysis tools, with which they are examined, from a critical and moral point of view. Read more.
The PPE Program at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem opened in the 1999/2000 academic year. At the time, except for the long-standing, prestigious program in Oxford, only a handful of similar programs existed around the world. Although the Oxford PPE was an inspiration, here, at the Hebrew University, we tried, as in the more recent programs, to offer an integrative program that is more than just the joining of three fields. Read more.