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Hebrew University

Modern Hebrew Language Semester 2019-2020

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RIS reserves the right to change fees at any time.

External students pay tuition in full for one program at a time. Those who are registered for consecutive programs pay tuition for the second program once the first program has begun.

Semester CoursesAdministrative Fee*Course Fee Housing
Hebrew Semester program - Autumn US$ 850US$ 2,000 for 8 weekly hours

US$ 2,500 for 10 weekly hours

US$ 3,500 for 14 weekly hours
US$ 2,370
Hebrew Semester program - SpringUS$ 890US$ 2,730
Hebrew Year Program US$ 1,620US$ 5,860

*Fees include health insurance.

Miscellaneous Charge
Replacement of Student CardNIS 60
Visa Extension LetterUS$ 15
Hebrew Placement Test (for outside students)US$ 35
Hebrew Level Test (for outside students)US$ 110
Hebrew Level + Hebrew Placement Test (for outside students)US$ 120
Hard Copy of Transcripts (beyond first 5)*US$ 15*
Request a Certified E-transcript (one-time fee)US$ 10
Email an E-transcript to Any Specified Address (per copy)US$ 15

*Students are eligible to receive five free copies of their transcripts for up to six months from the end of the program. Students who order five or more transcripts on the same request form are charged $15 per transcript for the first four copies ordered and then $5 for each additional transcript on the same order. Thus, for example, 5 transcripts would cost $65 and 10 transcripts $90.


  • Refunds take up to 30 days to process.
  • Official withdrawal from the program is contingent upon submission of a completed Notice of Withdrawal that has been approved and signed by your department. Tuition refunds will be prorated according to how many days of classes have elapsed. After the sixth day of classes, no tuition refunds will be granted.
  • Refunds are issued in Israeli currency (NIS) according to the rate of exchange. Students who request a refund in any other currency will be charged a 0.7% bank fee. The refund may also be directly deposited into a bank account, either local or abroad, if banking details are provided.

The withdrawal charges are as outlined below:


Date of WithdrawalCharged
Prior to the beginning of programUS$ 250
During the first three days of program25% of tuition fee
Between the fourth and the sixth day50% of tuition fee
After the sixth day100% of tuition fee


Students who have accepted a room key and/or have moved personal possessions into a room and then wish to vacate University housing must submit written notification to the RIS Finance Office, Boyar Building, Rooms 501/502. Students who withdraw from the program and vacate University housing within the first three days of classes are issued a refund, provided they present an official clearance from the Housing Office confirming their departure. Refunds are issued minus the payment for the days the student resided in the housing ($30 per day of occupancy). Students who do not withdraw from the program or who vacate their rooms after the first three days of classes are not issued refunds.

Registration and Housing Check-Out Dates

ProgramRegistration DateHousing Check-Out Date
Academic YearOctober 22 - 23, 2019July 5, 2020
Autumn SemesterOctober 22 - 23, 2019January 28, 2020
Winter UlpanFebruary 4, 2020February 27, 2020
Spring SemesterMarch 8, 2020July 5, 2020

Scholarships & Financial Aid

We have a wide range of options available to help you fund your studies. Please see our pages for American students and students from other countries.

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