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Tel Aviv University International MA Program in Political Science & Political Communication

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Program Description

The International MA in Political Science and Political Communication program provides students with advanced knowledge, understanding and tools of analysis in a world characterized by growing fusion between politics and communication. The program is tailored for students interested in advancing their knowledge and understanding of the practical dimensions of politics, especially the challenges that arise from the interconnectedness between politics and communications.
 
Students join a variety of academic trips guided by top specialists provides meetings with political leaders and prominent journalists while visiting Israel's governmental, parliamentary and media institutions among other sites of interest. Discussions are an integral part of the program's curriculum, taking students to new directions and emphasizing the complexity of politics in the age of global communication. 
Students are encouraged to take up extra-curricular activities and supplement their academic work with internships at organizations ranging from preeminent political and research institutes to communication teams and diplomatic missions. The program prepares students for employment in various roles, such as: Political Analysts, Campaign Managers, Lobbyists, Parliamentary Assistants, Communication Consultants, Journalists, Diplomats, Academics and more.
 
 

For more information, contact:

Meytal Ganigar

(p): 972 3-6405876

(f): 972 3-6409515

 

  • Main Subject: Graduate Academic Studies
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  • Keywords:
  • Communications/Media, Government, Israel/Middle Eastern Studies, Social Sciences 
  • Duration:
  • 10 Months 
  • Age:
  • 21-30 
  • Open to:
  • Co-Ed 
  • Language:
  • English 
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Unaffiliated 
  • Organizer:
  • Tel Aviv University - The International School for Overseas Student 
  • Program appears on grant application as:
  • Tel Aviv University International MA Program in Political Science & Political Communication 
  • Accommodation:
  • Not Included 
  • Meals:
  • Not Included 
  • Program Contact Information:
  • Tamar Grushka-Shtern 
  • (p):972 3 640 9582 
  • intl@post.tau.ac.il 
  • http://socsci.tau.ac.il/politicom 
  • Program Dates:
  • October 16,2017 - August 24,2018, TEL AVIV - YAFO, $15000   Apply to this program

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Tel Aviv University International BA in Liberal Arts

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Program Description

As Israel’s only English-language B.A. program in the Humanities, we build on Tel Aviv University’s long tradition of academic excellence, creating an intimate community of learners who benefit from all that the university has to offer.  
 
Our three-year degree encourages students to explore a wide variety of fields in the Humanities; at the same time, it ensures focus by allowing concentrated study in Psychology and Psychoanalysis, Middle Eastern Studies, Israel and Jewish Studies, Digital Culture and Communication, Philosophy, and Literature.
 

For more information, contact:

Ayelet Shaham
(t): 972 3-640-5046

 

  • Main Subject: Undergraduate Academic Studies
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  • Keywords:
  • Arabic Language, Communications/Media, Customizable Programs, Israel/Middle Eastern Studies, Jewish Studies, Psychology, Social Sciences 
  • Duration:
  • 8.5 Months 
  • Age:
  • 18-30 
  • Language:
  • English 
  • Organizer:
  • Tel Aviv University - The International School for Overseas Student 
  • Program appears on grant application as:
  • Tel Aviv University International BA in Liberal Arts 
  • Accommodation:
  • Not Included 
  • Meals:
  • Not Included 
  • Program Contact Information:
  • Tamar Grushka-Shtern 
  • (p):972 3 640 9582 
  • intl@post.tau.ac.il 
  • http://www.international.tau.ac.il 
  • Program Dates:
  • October 16,2017 - July 05,2018, TEL AVIV - YAFO, $11500   Apply to this program

Hebrew University- Iberian & Latin American Studies and the Middle East- Graduate Non-Degree Program

Program Description

This special graduate semester program, taught in Spanish, explores the relationship between Israel and Latin America.  The program provides tools for understanding the relations between the two regions from  comprehensive, interdisciplinary perspectives, including religious issues, migratory movements, cultural contacts, mutual commerce and trade, current literary trends, political participation of minorities, and social inclusion and exclusion.
 
The program also includes courses in English, Spanish and Hebrew, the possibility of internships in public or private organizations, participation in research projects and fieldwork, tutorials with professors from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, meetings with public figures and private seminars for Israeli and Arab researchers, meetings with guest professors from prestigious universities abroad, and extracurricular activities.
 

For more information, contact:

972-2-5883482
  • Main Subject: Graduate Academic Studies
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  • Keywords:
  • Government, Israel/Middle Eastern Studies 
  • Duration:
  • 3.5 Months 
  • Age:
  • 20-30 
  • Language:
  • Spanish, English 
  • Organizer:
  • The Hebrew University - Rothberg International School 
  • Program appears on grant application as:
  • Hebrew University- Iberian & Latin American Studies and the Middle East- Graduate Non-Degree Program 
  • Price:
  • $ 4500 
  • Accommodation:
  • Not Included 
  • Meals:
  • Not Included 
  • Program Contact Information:
  • Bar Cohen 
  • (p):972-2-5881395 
  • maz_hash@savion.huji.ac.il 
  • http://overseas.huji.ac.il/graduate 
  • Program Dates:
  • March 18,2018 - June 28,2018  Apply to this program

Young Judaea - Year Course

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Program Description

Young Judaea Year Course offers you the opportunity to immerse yourself in all aspects of Israeli life and culture: learning Hebrew, interacting with your Israeli peers, developing an appreciation for your Jewish heritage, and exploring Israel through a variety of different volunteer placements. You will spend one-third of your program in each of three locations in Israel: Jerusalem, Bat Yam, and the Negev.
 
The program also includes a number of optional “Extras” including weekly siyurim (field trips), special seminars, tiyulim (hikes), cultural and social activities, additional international travel opportunities, a Family Tour and more! Specialty Tracks allow participants to customize their year in Israel in a very personal way, inspiring them to explore Israel on their own terms.
 

Specialty Tracks and add-ons:

- Arts
- Business
- Politics & Journalism
- Sports
- Medical
- Shevet
- Shalem
- Olami (world travel)
- Tikkun Olam - Rwanda
 

For more information, contact:

Casey Baker 
(p): (212) 303-7439
(f): (212) 303-7411
  • Main Subject: Volunteer Programs, Gap Year (Programs)
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  • Keywords:
  • Coexistence, Customizable Programs, Government, Intensive Hebrew Language, International Humanitarian Work, Israel/Middle Eastern Studies, Jewish Studies, Social Action / Volunteering, Spirituality 
  • Duration:
  • 9 Months 
  • Age:
  • 16-20 
  • Open to:
  • Co-Ed 
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Unaffiliated 
  • Organizer:
  • Young Judaea 
  • Program appears on grant application as:
  • Young Judaea - Year Course 
  • Price:
  • $ 24700 
  • Accommodation:
  • Included 
  • Meals:
  • Included 
  • Program Contact Information:
  • Iris Haham 
  • (p):Fax: 212.303.7411 
  • irisc@youngjudaea.org.il 
  • http://www.yearcourse.org 
  • Program Dates:
  • September 04,2017 - May 29,2018  Apply to this program

Yeshivat Lev HaTorah

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Program Description

Yeshivat Lev HaTorah is a full-time Torah learning program. Our mission is to nurture inspired, confident, well-rounded bnei Torah with the skills to learn independently, while simultaneously developing a deep devotion to Eretz Yisrael, Medinat Yisrael, and the entire Jewish community.
 
For a well-rounded Jewish life, study of Talmud is not enough.  A deep understanding of Judaism requires a global study that begins with Tanach and includes the wisdom of the Jewish philosophers and the halachic decisions of recent rabbinic authorities. As a complement to our intensive, skills-oriented Talmud curriculum, students take in-depth high-level classes in Tanach, Jewish Philosophy, Practical Halacha, Religious Zionism, and Tefila. In each class, teachers expose their students to a wide range of opinions and perspectives - encouraging students to recognize the validity of multiple approaches. The positive, all encompassing atmosphere at Lev HaTorah encourages students to think deeply about their beliefs and intuitions without scorning those that disagree with them. The well-rounded curriculum leads to refined, thoughtful, and open-minded students.  The ability to study independently and think creatively about Torah texts enables students to make learning a lifetime pursuit. To this end, we focus our curriculum on the building of strong textual and conceptual skills.
 
With the guidance of our staff, our students plan and implement community service projects  - giving them the experience and insight to continue serving the community effectively for the rest of their lives. Learning Hebrew, touring the land, and interacting with the people of Israel engage talmidim as 'citizens of Israel' throughout their year of study.

 

  • Main Subject: Jewish Studies, Gap Year (Programs)
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  • Keywords:
  • Israel/Middle Eastern Studies, Jewish Studies 
  • Duration:
  • 9 Months 
  • Age:
  • 16-30 
  • Open to:
  • Male 
  • Language:
  • English 
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Orthodox 
  • Organizer:
  • Yeshivat Lev HaTorah 
  • Program appears on grant application as:
  • Yeshivat Lev HaTorah 
  • Price:
  • $ 25700 
  • Accommodation:
  • Included 
  • Meals:
  • Included 
  • Program Contact Information:
  • Michael Cytrin 
  • (p):972 2 992 2617 
  • ravcytrin@levhatorah.org 
  • http://www.levhatorah.org/ 
  • Program Dates:
  • September 04,2017 - June 02,2018  Apply to this program

Israel Challenge

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Program Description

Israel Challenge is a non-profit ideological organization, committed to strengthening Jewish/Zionist Identity among world Jewry by way of a five-month program in Israel. We offer young people a once in a lifetime opportunity to experience Israeli culture within the framework of service and education. On this program, participants go through their own challenging and rewarding personal journeys in a group environment. 
 
Israel Challenge offers diverse possibilities for a hands-on experience through instructive and inspirational projects. Our basic five-month curriculum is divided into three stages, allowing each participant the freedom to choose amongst a series of options for each stage. These stages include volunteering in kibbutzim, "Marva" an army basic training course, MDA (Magen David Adom), social volunteering all combined with trips and excursions throughout Israel. Israel Challenge also offer participants a series of specialized courses to choose from: Security-self Defense, Mediterranean Cuisine, Photography, Scuba Diving/Water Sports and more!
 
Israel Challenge offers each participant a wide array of options, giving each and every one the possibility to "choose his/her own adventure." The program is "tailor-made" to the precise necessities and interests of each participant.
 
Operated in Spanish. Visit Israel Challenge - English Track for details on the English-speaking program.
  • Main Subject: Experiential Programs, Gap Year (Programs)
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  • Keywords:
  • Intensive Hebrew Language, Israel/Middle Eastern Studies, Kibbutz 
  • Duration:
  • 4.5, 6.5, 7, 9.5, 10 Months 
  • Age:
  • 16-30 
  • Open to:
  • Co-Ed 
  • Language:
  • Spanish 
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Unaffiliated 
  • Organizer:
  • Hanoar Hatzioni 
  • Program appears on grant application as:
  • Israel Challenge 
  • Accommodation:
  • Included 
  • Meals:
  • Included 
  • Program Contact Information:
  • Dafna Rosenberg 
  • hholamit@netvision.co.il 
  • http://www.israelchallenge.org 
  • Program Dates:
  • August 10,2017 - June 04,2018, , $16900   Apply to this program
  • August 10,2017 - March 01,2018, , $12800   Apply to this program
  • August 10,2017 - December 21,2017, , $9200   Apply to this program
  • February 07,2018 - September 02,2018, TEL AVIV - YAFO, $12800   Apply to this program
  • February 07,2018 - June 17,2018, TEL AVIV - YAFO, $9200   Apply to this program

Haifa University

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Program Description

The Year/Semester Abroad program at the University of Haifa grants you an unparalleled study abroad experience that combines challenging academics with the opportunity to immerse yourself in an Israeli university. International students can choose to attend the program for one semester or for a full academic year and are expected to take three to five courses each semester.
 
All of the courses in the International School are taught in English and are fully accredited. Students who are proficient in Hebrew are welcome to take courses in all other departments of the university.
 

For more information , please contact:

Admissions Department +972-4-828-8728
  • Main Subject: Undergraduate Academic Studies
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  • Keywords:
  • Israel/Middle Eastern Studies, Social Sciences 
  • Duration:
  • 4.5, 5, 7.5 Months 
  • Age:
  • 16-30 
  • Open to:
  • Co-Ed 
  • Language:
  • English 
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Unaffiliated 
  • Organizer:
  • University Of Haifa - International School 
  • Program appears on grant application as:
  • Haifa University 
  • Accommodation:
  • Included 
  • Meals:
  • Not Included 
  • Program Contact Information:
  • Tzameret Zohar 
  • (p):972 4 828 0420 
  • infograd@univ.haifa.ac.il 
  • http://uhaifa.org/ 
  • Program Dates:
  • July 30,2017 - January 04,2018, HAIFA, $9840   Apply to this program
  • October 15,2017 - May 31,2018, HAIFA, $14260   Apply to this program
  • January 21,2018 - May 31,2018, HAIFA, $9800   Apply to this program

Hebrew University Undergraduate Study Abroad - 2nd to 4th Year Students

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Program Description

Imagine immersing yourself in Jerusalem’s archaeology while walking its streets, examining its ancient walls, and exploring its historic buildings. Picture yourself studying the politics of the Middle East in one of its most dynamic and controversial cities. Established in 1955, the Rothberg International School at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem offers the oldest and largest Undergraduate Study Abroad Program in Israel. It is open to international students who have completed an academic year in their home school and who have the desire to study in Israel for a semester or a full year.
 
A large variety of courses are offered in English in Religious, Israel and Middle Eastern Studies, Business, Psychology, Law, Brain and Behavioral Sciences. In addition to special study tracks, programs are available in Art, Dance, Music, Film, Journalism, Arabic, Bioengineering as well as informal Jewish Education. Students earn transferable credits, and have the opportunity to partake in internships or an independent study. The program begins with a summer or winter Ulpan (Hebrew language study) and continues with a minimum of 15 academic credits per semester. Students with a proficiency level of Hebrew, can also take courses in Hebrew at The Hebrew University’s faculties.
 

For more information, contact:

Arlene Gorodenchik
Tel: 972-2-5882610
  • Main Subject: Ulpan Hebrew Language Studies, Undergraduate Academic Studies, Freshman Year Studies
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  • Keywords:
  • Business, Government, Israel/Middle Eastern Studies, Jewish Studies, Psychology 
  • Duration:
  • 4, 8.5 Months 
  • Age:
  • 17-30 
  • Open to:
  • Co-Ed 
  • Language:
  • Hebrew, English 
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Unaffiliated 
  • Organizer:
  • The Hebrew University - Rothberg International School 
  • Program appears on grant application as:
  • Hebrew University Undergraduate Study Abroad - 2nd to 4th Year Students 
  • Accommodation:
  • Included 
  • Meals:
  • Not Included 
  • Program Contact Information:
  • Bar Cohen 
  • (p):972-2-5881395 
  • maz_hash@savion.huji.ac.il 
  • http://overseas.huji.ac.il/undergrad 
  • Program Dates:
  • September 07,2017 - January 01,2018, JERUSALEM, $12480   Apply to this program
  • September 07,2017 - May 31,2018, JERUSALEM, $20570   Apply to this program
  • January 24,2018 - May 31,2018, JERUSALEM, $12620   Apply to this program

Midreshet Amit

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Program Description

At Midreshet AMIT, you will spend your day learning, questioning, and growing in Torah. From interesting and challenging classes to guided chavruta study, your year will be packed with learning geared to help you develop a lifelong connection to Torah.
 
Our home is in Beit Hayeled, AMIT’s well-known foster home for disadvantaged youth. You will spend time each day teaching, playing, and caring for some of Israel's most needy children. As a "big sister," you will be challenged to give of yourself in a way you have never experienced before and you will be transformed in the provess. Your connection to Israel will be deepened through the unique experience of living and interacting with dedicated Israeli couples and committed Sherut Leumi young women. Through adventurous tiyulim you will travel the length and breadth of Israel, learning about our history and gaining a greater appreciation for the State of Israel.
  • Main Subject: Volunteer Programs, Jewish Studies, Gap Year (Programs)
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  • Keywords:
  • Coexistence, Israel/Middle Eastern Studies, Jewish Studies, Spirituality 
  • Duration:
  • 9 Months 
  • Age:
  • 17-20 
  • Open to:
  • Female 
  • Language:
  • English 
  • Religious Affiliation:
  • Orthodox 
  • Organizer:
  • Midreshet Amit 
  • Program appears on grant application as:
  • Midreshet Amit 
  • Price:
  • $ 26315 
  • Accommodation:
  • Included 
  • Meals:
  • Included 
  • Program Contact Information:
  • Tali Karp 
  • (p):972 2 645 0435 
  • midrasha@amit.org.il 
  • http://www.midreshetamit.org 
  • Program Dates:
  • August 31,2017 - June 03,2018  Apply to this program