Teaching in the department since 1992. He also coordinates Arabic Language instruction for the M.A. program in Middle Eastern Studies at the Rothberg International School for Overseas Students at the Hebrew University. He serves as a didactic mentor and a lecturer at the David Yellin Academic College of Education (since 2000), as well as the coordinator of the Arabic Language division at the Hebrew University High School.
Currently Mr. Efrati is studying towards a Ph.D. degree in the Dept. of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The subject of his thesis is "Scholars and Centers of Scholarship in Tiberias Capital of Jund al-Urdunn during the Early Islamic Period (634-1099)".
Ofer Efrati has appeared in the Hebrew University’s list of outstanding lecturers according to the students' teaching evaluation of academic staff, in every single since he began teaching 1992 up to the current year, 2016. He is also the recipient of The Hebrew University’s Michael Milken Prize for long-standing excellence in teaching.