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Modern Hebrew Language Summer Program 2021

RIS reserves the right to change fees at any time.

The fees listed below only apply to external students studying on a specific Hebrew program. Students who continue their studies on one of our academic programs should consult the Hebrew fees listed under their specific academic program. 

  • Fees: All fees are listed in US Dollars (US$) unless otherwise noted, and are in effect only for the 2020-21 academic year
  • Application fee (non-refundable; per academic year): Tourists: $80; Israeli citizens: NIS 360
  • Late payment fee: $150 or NIS 500 for payments received after program payment deadline
  • Israeli Citizens: To qualify for this fee, a student must present an Israeli Identity Card (Teudat Zehut)

External students pay tuition in full for one program at a time. 

Please note that the on-campus housing for the Summer Hebrew programs is subject to availability.

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*Reserved and paid directly to the Housing Office in the Frank Sinatra Building.

Miscellaneous Fees

Miscellaneous Charge
Replacement of Student CardNIS 60
Visa Extension LetterUS$ 15
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 transcript 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. Learn more about ordering additional transcripts.



Date of WithdrawalCharged
Prior to the beginning of the programUS$ 250 (800 NIS)
During the first three days of the program25% of tuition fee
Between the fourth and the sixth day of the program50% of tuition fee
After the sixth day of the program100% 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 an ulpan program and vacate university housing within the first three days of classes will be issued a refund, provided they present official clearance from the Housing Office confirming their departure. Please note that the Housing Office will withhold payment for the days the student resided in student housing ($30 per day of occupancy) from the total refund.

Students who withdraw from the program or vacate their rooms after the first three days of classes will not be issued a refund.

Registration and Housing Check-Out Dates

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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.

Take a look at our pages for prospects, students, faculty and staff, alumni, and parents – or contact us!