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Summer Courses Application Information

Thank you for your interest in one of our summer courses. Please read the information below carefully before applying to the course of your interest.


It is possible to combine most Summer Courses with a second Summer Course. When registering for more than one summer course, you will be offered a 10% discount off of the total tuition fee.


For an overview of which courses can be combined, please take a look at the Summer Courses 2015 Time Table.


Summer Courses Application Guidelines

  • Applicants must send all documents as outlined on the application form. Those who do not possess all the necessary documents by the deadline are advised to submit an incomplete application with a letter listing the missing documents and when they will be submitted.
  • Decisions will only be finalized after all required documents have been received.
  • All correspondence will be sent to the "Permanent Mailing Address" as it appears on the application form. Candidates must notify the office of any change of address or personal information.
  • Application papers and supporting documents will not be returned or transferred to any other institutions.
  • The University reserves the right to cancel courses that do not meet the required minimum enrollment.
  • Graduate Students interested in earning graduate credits for their summer course(s) should consult this webpage.

Application Fee

  • All applicants pay a non-refundable application fee of US $80 (or equivalent sum in local currency). The application fee may be paid online, in cash, traveler's check, certified bank check, bank transfer or money order payable to The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Personal checks are not accepted. For more information, visit our website:
  • The transfer should include the student’s name and requested program. A copy of this transaction must be brought to financial registration at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
  • Applicants from the United States and Canada should consult their local office regarding payment procedures.

How to Apply?


Take a look at our Online Application Instruction Video with useful information on how to complete and submit your online application.



To apply for this program, please click on the following button:



Summer Courses Supplementary Application Materials

To Be Submitted Online, via Email or by Regular Mail

  • A Passport-Size Photograph: a scanned photo may be uploaded during the online application process or may be sent via Email. The scanned photo should be in JPEG, GIF or Bitmap format and no larger than 1MB.
  • Academic Letter of Recommendation: A letter evaluating the applicant’s character and academic ability. Students currently enrolled in an institution of higher education should submit a letter from one of their instructors. Applicants can provide a name and email address of their recommender during the online application process. The Rothberg International School will contact he recommender directly to request receipt of a recommendation for the applicant.
  • Transcript or Degree: A copy of the applicant’s most recent official university transcript or an authorized photocopy of his/her degree. Applicants need to submit an official document (this may be a scanned copy) which indicates that he/she is or has been enrolled in an institute of higher education. For this purpose, we request to submit a transcript or a copy of an academic degree during the application process, but this may also be an official letter from your university/college, stating that you are enrolled in one of their programs. A scanned copy of the transcript or degree can be uploaded during the online application process.
  • Medical Form: The form must be completed and signed by your physician. The medical form can be downloaded here or during the online application process. 
  • Housing Reservation (Optional): Rooms are only assigned to accepted students who request for housing. The housing request form is included in the online application process and it is available on the Rothberg International School website.

Send the Summer Courses Supplementary Application Material to:

Summer Courses & Special Academic Programs Division

Rothberg International School

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Boyar Building, Mount Scopus

91905 Jerusalem


Fax: +972 (0)2 588 2363




Summer Course Dates



Program Dates 

Application Deadline 

Payment Deadline 

Registration & Dorm Check In 

Final date Dorm Check Out 

Summer Courses - July Session

July 4 – 26, 2016

May 15, 2016- Deadline extended until May 31st


July 3, 2016

July 26, 2016

Summer Courses - August Session

July 28 - August 11, 2016

June 15, 2016- Deadline extended until May 31st


July 28, 2016

August 11, 2016


Formal Acceptance

  • The only evidence of acceptance to a Rothberg International School Division of Studies program is an official letter issued by one of these offices:
    • Division of Studies at RIS
    • Office of Academic Affairs of the Hebrew University, New York 

Earning Graduate Credits for Summer Courses 

***Please note: The Hebrew University reserves the right to cancel courses for which there is insufficient registration.***

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