Winter Ulpan | Hebrew Language | Rothberg International School
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Hebrew University

Winter Ulpan

Please note: The opening of classes is dependent upon sufficient registration. In some cases, one shared class may be offered for students in two different levels.

The Winter Ulpan is an intensive Hebrew language course held before the opening of the spring semester. You’ll benefit from daily expert classroom instruction enhanced with cultural activities and guest lectures. Please note that within this short ulpan, it is not possible to complete an entire level.

Why Take the Winter Ulpan?

Hebrew University is the largest academic institution in the world for the study of Hebrew.

  • Get intensive daily classroom instruction from top native-speaking Hebrew instructors at one of the best universities in the world.
  • Enrich your subject studies with the cultural insights that studying a language provides.
  • Gain the confidence to really explore and get to know Israel.
  • Learn Hebrew even if you’re not enrolled in a semester or year program.


Program dates: February 1 – 27, 2022
Hours & credits: 100 Academic Hours; 5 Credits
Levels: Aleph to Dalet (beginner to lower-advanced); Levels Heh and Vav (advanced and upper-advanced) only open if enough students register.

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The Winter Ulpan is compulsory for new spring semester undergraduate study-abroad students at the university’s Rothberg International School, (except for those enrolled in the Arabic Immersion Program, Exchange Program).

Additional Resources

Are you a complete beginner?  Learn the Hebrew alphabet on the web before you start your program. Use Internet Explorer (you may need to select the “compatibility view” setting) to access the online Hebrew Alphabet Learning Program.

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