The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
The Hebrew University's Rothberg International School
offers a broad selection of courses taught in English, along with
courses in French, Spanish, Russian, and Hebrew by members of the Hebrew
University faculty. Students may choose from among several study
programs at the graduate and undergraduate levels. A range of MA degree programs are also conducted in English.
The Hebrew University has a number of graduate programs that offer
practical skills for work in the developing world and society. They
include master of science degrees in plant sciences, nutritional sciences and animal sciences at the Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food & Environment in Rehovot and an international master of public health program taught at the Braun School of Public Health and Community Medicine at Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical center since 1970. A new LLM degree in human rights and international law will also be introduced in the coming academic year.
Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv University School for Overseas Students offers the following classes of programs (view brochure):
- Undergraduate Programs
- Tel Aviv University offers semester and year-abroad programs for
undergraduates, as well as degree programs and specialized programs.
- Graduate Programs
- Offerings include Middle Eastern History, Teaching English to
Speakers of Other Languages, Conflict Resolution and Mediation, MBA
programs and access to the full offerings of the University.
- Summer Programs - Summer Programs are offered in general academic areas as well as language offerings in Yiddish, Hebrew and Arabic.
- Intensive Language Program - Intensive language programs are offered in Hebrew, Yiddish and Arabic.
In addition, the Bob Shapell School of Social Work at Tel Aviv University is offering a new M.A. program on Coping with Stress, Crisis and Trauma for international students.
The Porter School of Environmental Studies
(PSES) will be offering a new, full-time International MA Program in
Environmental Studies, taught in English, to commence in the fall
semester of 2011, during a one-year period (3 semesters). The new
program aims to provide international candidates with an intensive
multidisciplinary insight into environmental studies with an emphasis on
Israel's unique geographic and geopolitical setting.
Tel Aviv University's Department of Archaeology and Ancient Near Eastern Civilizations
offers academic credit for overseas M.A. and Ph.D. students
transferable to most American universities, designed for students from
various fields related to the Hebrew Bible.
The Faculty of the Humanities offers an international B.A. program in the Liberal Arts.
Students in this three-year program can choose a major in such areas as
Middle Eastern Studies, Philosophy, Literature, Israel and Jewish
Studies, Digital Culture, or Psychology and Psychoanalysis.
The Faculty of Engineering recently announced the opening of its International School of Engineering,
delivering full degree programs from its top 100 internationally ranked
faculty in English to international students. It currently offers a
full undergraduate degree program: BSc in Electrical and Electronics Engineering. The program includes and integrated internship component placing students in international firms and Israeli start-ups.
Located in Ramat-Gan, Bar-Ilan University offers several programs in English:
The Preparatory Program (Mechina) & Ulpan
The Mechina is a special study program for New Immigrants (Olim
Chadashim) and tourists, run in conjunction with the Student Authority
at the Israel Ministry of Absorption. This program is intended for
immigrants or tourists who have completed their high school education
overseas. The aim of the program is to prepare overseas students for
higher education in Israel, and to instill them with the knowledge of
Hebrew (through the Ulpan program included within the Mechina), Jewish
history and traditions, and Israeli culture and customs.
International B.A. Program
International B.A. Programs allows students from around the world to
study in one of Israel's top universities and integrate successfully
into Israeli society, while taking all of their classes in English. The
premier choice for olim and overseas students since 1955, Bar-Ilan is
the first university in Israel to offer B.A. degrees taught entirely in
English. Currently, students can choose between three degrees: Macro Social Sciences (Economics, Political Sciences, Sociology), Micro Social Sciences (Criminology, Psychology, Sociology), and Communications.
The Israel Experience Program
The One Year Program for Overseas students, titled "The Israel
Experience", offers the benefits of a relatively small, intimate program
(limited to 100 English-speaking students), combined with the resources
an infrastructure of a top-notch University.
Bar-Ilan - Yeshiva University Summer Science Internships
This exciting new program enables talented undergraduate science
majors to work for up to 2 months in the research group of one of
Bar-Ilan's more than 180 distinguished faculty members in the biological
and/or physical sciences. The internships are offerd to Yeshiva
University students at the Bar Ilan Campus in Ramat Gan, Israel,
starting June 19, 2011. For more information about the program click here.
Tikvah-Bar-IlanSummer Institute for Graduate Students
Political Thought, Economics, and Strategy
University and the Tikvah Fund invite you to an interdisciplinary
summer institute offering graduate students a unique opportunity to
explore three major fields of statesmanship:
* Political Philosophy
Summer School for US Law Students
The Summer School for US Law Students program, offered in collaboration with Whittier Law School,
is the longest running, most successful program of its kind in Israel.
For information about the Summer School program contact Adv. Ravit
Engelsman, Postgraduate Research Department Secretary, Tel:
972-3-531-8816 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Lookstein Center for Jewish Education
ookstein Center for Jewish Education of Bar-Ilan's School of
Education offer professional development and resources for Jewish
educators around the world. The Center is staffed by leading educators
from across the globe and focuses its programming and research on
"professionalizing the profession" of Jewish education outside of
Israel. Its programs include training educational leadership,
facilitating online communities that connect thousands of educators from
around the world, curriculum and staff development projects, school
evaluations, publication of an academic and popular journal, and online
academic courses for Jewish educators.
Programs and resources offered to educators by the Lookstein Center for Jewish Education include:
- The Remote Teacher Program
- The Jim Joseph Foundation Fellows
MA in Creative Writing
its inception in 2002, the Shaindy Rudoff Graduate Program in Creative
Writing has attracted dozens of local Anglo Israelis, Diaspora Jews and
writers from around the world to spend a year (or longer) in Israel,
honing their creative skills in English with the guidance of leading
poets and fiction writers, in a context both Jewish and creative.
The International MBA Program at the S. Daniel Abraham Center of
Economics and Business is a one-year program, taught entirely in
English. Students are given a global perspective, together with real
world applications, that allows them to master the complexities of
today's increasingly more sophisticated world of business.
For more information about the program, click here.
Linguistics in Clinical Research
This program offers an M.A. and Ph.D. in Linguistics in Clinical
Research within the linguistics program already offered in the English
Department. The studies greatly deepen the students’ understanding of
how language works and deal with issues important to clinicians working
in Israel, including bilingualism, dyslexia, and first and second
University of Haifa
The International School at the University of Haifa
welcomes international students to study at the university on a
non-degree basis for a summer, semester, or full academic year. The
University of Haifa is recognized internationally as an approved study
abroad site, and academic credits earned are transferable back to home
institutions to be applied towards completion of a degree.
The undergraduate Semester / Year Academic Program
grants you a unique study abroad experience where you will combine
challenging academics with the opportunity to immerse yourself in an
Israeli university. Other undergraduate programs include an Honors Program in Psychology, an Honors Program in Peace and Conflict Studies and an Internship Program.
Full MA programs are available in Holocaust Studies, Creative Arts Therapies, Patent Law, and Peace & Conflict Management.
See full listing of undergraduate, graduate, language, and summer programs available
Ben Gurion University of the Negev
Overseas Student Program (OSP) programs include:
Ben Gurion University has also established a variety of international
programs for studying in English offered to foreign students arriving
to BGU within the framework of European educational programs such as
Erasmus, within the framework of exchange agreements or within other international programs, including:
Ben Gurion University also has an International Summer School offering intensive Hebrew language st
Technion - Israel Institute of Tech
Technion International School programs include:
- Freshman Year of Engineering and Science
- Freshman Year program allows students to study at the Technion for
one year in English. It is the ideal solution for students interested in
engineering and science, who wish to spend meaningful time in Israel.
This program covers the basic engineering and science areas and allows
the graduate to continue to a full degree at the Technion or transfer to
an overseas partner university.
- Civil and Environmental Engineering - Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Civil Engineering with an emphasis on: Construction Management and Water Resources.
- Semester of Science and Engineering
- You can spend a semester at the Technion by building your own course
load. Courses are offered in ENGLISH in the following areas: Civil and
Environmental Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical
Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Biotechnology and Food Engineering,
Chemical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Physics, Math, Biology
and Chemistry. See list of courses and brochure.
- Research Internship - at the undergraduate and graduate level
- Semester of Sustainable Development - Focus on involvement with
the community from start to finish, evaluating, financing and
implementing. Will also cover topics such as alternative renewable
energies and poverty reduction.
- Semester of Entrepreneurship - Include general information on
intellectual property including commercialization and legal aspects
pertaining to. The semester will include meetings with Israeli
entrepreneurs and visits to local companies.
- Summer Course - Engineering for Developing Communities
- Engineering for Developing Communities is a month long program which
combines field work with academic studies while learning how to affect
living conditions and welfare of people living in developing
Weizmann Institute of Science
The Feingold Graduate School
offers graduate programs leading to Master of Science (MSc) and Doctor
of Philosophy (PhD) degrees in five major fields of study: Physical
Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Life Sciences, Mathematics and Computer
Science and Science Teaching.
Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya
The Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya is based on the model of Ivy League universities in the U.S. IDC Herzliya offers undergraduate degrees in various fields.
The Raphael Recanati International School offers Undergraduate programs in: Business Administration, Government, Communications and Psychology. The graduate programs include an MA in Government and a Glob
Galillee International Management Institute
Galilee International Management Institute (GIMI)
is a public, international management-training institution. Its
International Department offers a core curriculum of over a dozen
program. Its Program Development Division designs and implements
training projects tailor-made for the requirements of sponsoring
governments and international agencies. The college also recruits
interns from Japan, China, Vietnam, Cambodia and South Korea in order to
Political Sciences and Middle East Studies
- Five-week summer program for students from around the world who are
interested in the Middle East, focusing on the Israeli-Palestinian
Joint Jewish-Christian-Muslim Program:
A Religious Mosaic in the Holy Land - Five-week summer program devoted
to the three great monotheistic traditions - Judaism, Christianity and
Islam (as well as the other traditions/different sects represented in
Israel), their history and connections in the context of modern-day
Israeli and Jewish Art - Eight day seminar held twice a year.
Other study programs are also available.
Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design Jerusalem
MASA semester or year long courses for students interested in the arts
Exchange programs for overseas students studying at colleges overseas for a semester or year
The two year masters program
(in fine art, urban design/architecture and industrial design) would be
possible for overseas students although they are conducted in Hebrew.
Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance
The Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance offers two international p
nceJerusalem - This unique program, initiated
jointly by the Rothberg International School (RIS) and the Jerusalem
Academy of Music and Dance (JAMD), combines artistic training in dance
skills and technique with academic exposure to Israel's challenging
social, historical and cultural environment. DanceJerusalem offers
university-level artistic and technical training in the disciplines of
Classical Ballet, Contemporary Dance, Choreography, Repertoire and
Improvisation. Within the framework of a comprehensive survey course,
"Dance in Israel", students create, rehearse and perform works with
outstanding Israeli composers and choreographers. Students choose from a
wide range of academic courses in Jewish, Israel and Middel Eastern
Studies, as well as Hebrew Language.
- See information on JAMD website
- See information on RIS website
Jerusalem Sounds is a new and unique initiative of the Jerusalem
Academy of Music and Dance (JAMD) and the Hebrew University of
Jerusalem, Rothberg International School (RIS). Studies include a full
music program consisting of individual instruction, performance in small
and large ensembles and classes in Jewish and Israeli music. Students
also choose from a wide range of university courses in Religious, Israel
and Middle Eastern Studies, Behavioral Sciences and Environmental
Studies, as well as Hebrew Language.
- See information on JAMD website
- See information on RIS website
ORT Braude College
Braude College, located in Karmiel (Galilee) offers student exchange programs through partnerships with universities abroad.
Study Abroad Program - One Semester in Israel
program offers courses equivalent to the studies of one full semester
in a quality engineering study program in the USA - suitable for
students in their junior year, nominally in their 6th semester in a
school of engineering. All courses are taught in English.
The Wingate Institute is Israel's National Center for Physical Education and Sport.
In addition to instruction in Hebrew, the Institute's Nat Holman School for Coaches and Instructors currently offers courses in Russian with future plans to offer courses in French.
Machon Lev-Jerusalem College of Technology, a small college in Jerusalem for religious Jewish students, offers a three-year degree program in business management, marketing and technology taught entirely in English.