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Haifa University MA in Israel Studies

Program Description

The International Master's Degree Program in Israel Studies offers students the opportunity for an in-depth study of the State of Israel from the beginning of the Zionist movement until the present. Emphasis will be placed on the complexity of Israel's society, including its multicultural character at home as well as its relation to the Jewish Diaspora.
 
The Israel Studies Department at the University of Haifa, known for its academic excellence, has developed a challenging, interdisciplinary course of study. The campus is a living laboratory where Jews, Muslims, Christians, Druze, Bedouin and Bahá'ís study side by side. Students will experience a dynamic, cultural mosaic where students of all ethnic backgrounds encounter and engage, becoming acquainted with each other and, even if they do not agree, learn to understand and respect each other. In this setting, students will experience in real life the relevant issues of a multicultural, multiethnic society.
  • Main Subject: Graduate Academic Studies
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  • Keywords:
  • Advocacy, Government, Israel/Middle Eastern Studies, Social Action / Volunteering, Social Sciences 
  • Duration:
  • 12 Months 
  • Age:
  • 18-30 
  • Language:
  • English 
  • Organizer:
  • University Of Haifa - International School 
  • Program appears on grant application as:
  • Haifa University MA in Israel Studies 
  • Price:
  • $ 10000 
  • Accommodation:
  • Not Included 
  • Meals:
  • Not Included 
  • Program Dates:
  • October 15,2017 - October 12,2018  Apply to this program

Haifa University MA in National Security

Program Description

The MA program in National Security Studies is designed for students and professionals who are seriously interested in the field of national security in the broadest sense of the term. Students will examine the complex interrelationship between the social, political, diplomatic, economic and military dimensions of national security to create a comprehensive picture of the state of the nation.
 
This program aims to prepare graduates, policymakers, officials and other professionals to deal effectively with critical national decisions. Facing a long-standing challenge at the center of a mostly hostile regional environment, Israel has accumulated the experience and has developed a comprehensive approach to national security, combining academic theory and real-world constraints. Graduates of this prestigious program can expect to develop careers in governmental, security and private organizations, which are interested in enhancing their ability to deal with strategic affairs, challenges and opportunities. At the completion of the program, students will receive an MA in Political Science, with a specialization in National Security Studies.
  • Main Subject: Graduate Academic Studies
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  • Keywords:
  • Advocacy, Government, Israel/Middle Eastern Studies, Social Sciences 
  • Duration:
  • 12 Months 
  • Age:
  • 18-30 
  • Language:
  • English 
  • Organizer:
  • University Of Haifa - International School 
  • Program appears on grant application as:
  • Haifa University MA in National Security 
  • Price:
  • $ 10000 
  • Accommodation:
  • Not Included 
  • Meals:
  • Not Included 
  • Program Dates:
  • October 15,2017 - October 12,2018  Apply to this program

Jinternship

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Program Description

jInternship connects Jewish college students, recent graduates and young professionals with internships hosted by top Israeli companies and Jewish learning programs. jInternship has partnerships with hundreds of companies in Israel, so you're sure to land an exciting international internship in your field. The program runs in cooperation with several different trips to Israel. You can choose to learn about Israel and Judaism or join a trip which focuses on developing  life skills professionally, personally and spiritually.
 
jInternship offers numerous sessions so you're sure to find one that fits your schedule. And the heavily subsidized prices and additional scholarships opportunities mean it will fit your budget.
 

For more information, contact:

Dani Zwick

dani@jinternship.com

  • Main Subject: Jewish Studies, Professional Studies
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  • Keywords:
  • Business, Communications/Media, Computer Science, Entrepreneurship, Government, Israel/Middle Eastern Studies, Jewish Studies 
  • Duration:
  • 4 Months 
  • Age:
  • 18-30 
  • Language:
  • English 
  • Organizer:
  • Ohr Somayach Tanenbaum College 
  • Program appears on grant application as:
  • Jinternship 
  • Price:
  • $ 5160 
  • Accommodation:
  • Included 
  • Meals:
  • Included 
  • Program Dates:
  • September 05,2017 - January 04,2018  Apply to this program

Haifa University - MA in Holocaust Studies

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Program Description

The unique, multidisciplinary MA Program in Holocaust Studies is dedicated to creating and nurturing a new generation of Holocaust researchers and educators. In addition to a rigorous and varied curriculum with leading academics and researchers, our students gain professional experience through internship opportunities at a variety of Holocaust related institutions, seminars, a foreign study tour, and volunteering opportunities with Holocaust survivors to help foster personal relationship and dedication to the field of Holocaust Studies.

 

The program offers courses on the history of the Holocaust period and WWII as well courses on psychological aspects of trauma, the anthropology of memory, genocide and crimes against humanity, international law, museum studies, Holocaust education, and cultural expressions of the Holocaust in film and literature. Language instruction in Yiddish and German is also offered. Both thesis and non-thesis tracks are available.

 

Please click here for a list of courses currently offered.

Highlights

Internship Program

 
 
Volunteer Program

 
Study Tours
One of the highlights of the course is the planned study tours to Berlin, Germany and Warsaw, Poland. The study tours are designed to provide students with the opportunity to visit important historical archives, meet local German and Polish students and researchers, and visit important locations in the study of the Holocaust.
 
 
 
Meet Students

 

 

 

For more information, please contact:

Admissions Office
(p) 972-4-824-0766
(f) 972-4-824-0391
  • Main Subject: Graduate Academic Studies
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  • Keywords:
  • Historical Conservation, Israel/Middle Eastern Studies 
  • Duration:
  • 12 Months 
  • Age:
  • 18-30 
  • Language:
  • English 
  • Organizer:
  • University Of Haifa - International School 
  • Program appears on grant application as:
  • Haifa University - MA in Holocaust Studies 
  • Price:
  • $ 10000 
  • Accommodation:
  • Not Included 
  • Meals:
  • Not Included 
  • Program Dates:
  • October 15,2017 - October 12,2018  Apply to this program

Bar Ilan University - International B.A. Programs

Program Description

  • Main Subject: Undergraduate Academic Studies
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  • Keywords:
  • Government, Israel/Middle Eastern Studies, Jewish Studies, Social Sciences 
  • Duration:
  • 8 Months 
  • Age:
  • 18 
  • Language:
  • English 
  • Organizer:
  • Bar Ilan University 
  • Program appears on grant application as:
  • Bar Ilan University - International B.A. Programs 
  • Price:
  • $ 8256 
  • Accommodation:
  • Not Included 
  • Meals:
  • Not Included 
  • Program Dates:
  • November 06,2017 - June 30,2018  Apply to this program

IDC - MA in Government: Counter-Terrorism and Homeland Security

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Program Description

The MA in Counterterrorism and Homeland Security (in collaboration with the International Institute for Counterterrorism) is a cutting-edge graduate program that combines academic study, simulations and workshops to offer special tools for critical thinking in this field. Each course provides concentrated, in-depth exposure to the phenomenon of modern terrorism and its characteristics, modus operandi, scope and dissemination throughout the world.
 
You will obtain an understanding of the many challenges this phenomenon presents to decision-makers, security establishments, first responders, legal systems and business sector based on the experience Israel has accumulated in the field.
 

*Please note that receiving a Masa scholarship does not imply automatic acceptance to IDC.  The IDC application is a separate process and acceptance is dependent on meeting academic criteria.  

 

For more information, contact:

North America
Lenore Taplitzky
Director of Recruitment & Marketing
(212) 213-5962
 
Israel & Abroad
Ayelet Weil
Admissions Coordinator - Masters Degrees
+972-9-952-7658

 

  • Main Subject: Graduate Academic Studies
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  • Keywords:
  • Government, Israel/Middle Eastern Studies, Social Sciences 
  • Duration:
  • 12 Months 
  • Age:
  • 20-30 
  • Language:
  • English 
  • Organizer:
  • Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya - The Recanati International School 
  • Program appears on grant application as:
  • IDC - MA in Government: Counter-Terrorism and Homeland Security 
  • Price:
  • $ 12950 
  • Accommodation:
  • Not Included 
  • Meals:
  • Not Included 
  • Program Dates:
  • October 15,2017 - October 14,2018  Apply to this program

IDC - MA in Government: Diplomacy & Conflict Studies

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Program Description

Want to equip yourself to deal with international conflicts and problems in today's globalized world? The MA in Diplomacy & Conflict Studies at IDC Herzliya combines the theory and practice of contemporary diplomacy with the study of conflict.  You will gain an understanding of how conflicts and wars develop and how they may be managed or resolved, strategically, diplomatically or informally.
 
The program emphasizes the acquisition of tools for dealing with conflict: negotiation, mediation, arbitration, public diplomacy, and track-two engagement, as well as the psychological, cultural and legal aspects of conflict. 
 

*Please note that receiving a Masa scholarship does not imply automatic acceptance to IDC.  The IDC application is a separate process and acceptance is dependent on meeting academic criteria.  

 

For more information, contact:

North America
Lenore Taplitzky
Director of Recruitment & Marketing
(212) 213-5962
 
Israel & Abroad
Ayelet Weil
Admissions Coordinator- MA Government programs
+972-9-952-7658

 

  • Main Subject: Graduate Academic Studies
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  • Keywords:
  • Government, Israel/Middle Eastern Studies, Social Sciences 
  • Duration:
  • 12 Months 
  • Age:
  • 20-30 
  • Language:
  • English 
  • Organizer:
  • Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya - The Recanati International School 
  • Program appears on grant application as:
  • IDC - MA in Government: Diplomacy & Conflict Studies 
  • Accommodation:
  • Not Included 
  • Meals:
  • Not Included 
  • Program Dates:

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 
  • Price:
  • $ 15000 
  • Accommodation:
  • Not Included 
  • Meals:
  • Not Included 
  • Program Dates:
  • October 16,2017 - August 24,2018  Apply to this program

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 
  • Price:
  • $ 11500 
  • Accommodation:
  • Not Included 
  • Meals:
  • Not Included 
  • Program Dates:
  • October 16,2017 - July 05,2018  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:
  • 4 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 Dates:
  • March 14,2018 - July 08,2018  Apply to this program