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Hebrew University

M.A. in Israel Studies

Fast Facts

Language of Instruction:

English

Degree Earned:

Master of Arts

Career Outlook:

Foreign affairs, relevant NGOs, journalism, academia

Length:

One year (three consecutive semesters)

Start Dates:

August (Summer Ulpan, optional) or October (degree program); check the academic calendar

Eligibility:

Bachelor’s degree, background in social sciences or humanities

Application Deadline:

May 15; late applications reviewed on a case-by-case basis

Cost:

Application: US$ 80
Tuition: US$ 17,000
Housing: US$ 7,600

Summer Ulpan Tuition (optional): US$ 2,425
Summer Ulpan Housing (optional): US$ 1,640

Why M.A. in Israel Studies?

  • Develop an in-depth and comprehensive understanding of Israeli state and society in the heart of Jerusalem.
  • Study under top scholars in the field of Israel Studies and be exposed to the most up-to-date and groundbreaking research.
  • Immerse yourself in the study of Modern Hebrew.
  • Position yourself for a career in government, academia, or journalism.

Apply

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Contact

Questions about the Curriculum
Email Prof. Michal Frenkel

Academic Head of the M.A. in Israel Studies

Questions about Admission, Housing, and Other Practical Matters
Email the Division of Graduate Studies
Call us: +972 2 588 3184

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