The Office of the Scientific Director is responsible for the full implementation of the Institute’s policy, defined in the scientific statute and approved by the Board of Directors upon the recommendation of the Supreme Scientific Council.

The Scientific Director supervises and coordinates all scientific activities related to research and research staff at MIGAL including department heads, senior staff scientists, researchers and research fellows as well as the Research Grants and Projects office. 

These activities include, among others, all academic, administrative, ethical, funding, infrastructure, intellectual property and development aspects of the research. 

The Research Grants and Projects Office provides comprehensive information services and support for those applying for funding opportunities, as well as administrative services for already granted projects to all scientific and Research and Development staff of the institute.


Scientific Director 
Prof. Gadi Schuster 
Tel. +972 48293171 
Fax. +972 46944980

Scientific Director (Emeritus) 
Prof. Dan Levanon 
Tel. +972 46953508 
Fax. +972 46944980

Deputy Scientific Director 
Prof. Ido Itzhak 
Tel:+972 48249025 

Head of European Wing at the Research Grants & Projects Office 
Prof. Uri Marchaim 
Tel. +972-4-6953507

European Wing at the Research Grants &  
Projects Office of ISF, BSF, GIF 
Dr.  Sigal Fishman 
Tel. +972-4-6953506

Research Grants and Projects Office Administrator 
Iris Edri 
Tel. +972-4-6953569

Academic Secretary 
Yehuda Levy, (LL.B.) 
Tel. 972-(0)54-6693614