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Khirbet al-Ra’i: Summer Archaeological Field School

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Fast Facts

Course:

Khirbet al-Ra’i

Teaching Faculty:

Prof. Yosef Garfinkel

Credits:

3

Program Dates:

June 23 – July 11, 2019

Eligibility:

Undergraduate and graduate students; mature learners with an academic background

Costs:

For participation & housing fee, see the dig website or contact the dig coordinators. For academic credit (optional): US$ 120 per credit and $80 for the application fee.

Course Highlights

  • Gain more insight into the time of King David from early tenth century BCE.
  • Develop a basic understanding of the tools and methods of field archaeology.
  • Tour nearby sites of archaeological and historical interest.
  • Gain hands-on experience in the field.

Apply

You can choose to participate in the excavation for the field experience only, or you can decide to earn credit from HebrewU during your participation (and transfer the credits to your home institution). The application process differs according to your choice.

Participation Only

You’ll apply directly to the Khirbet al-Ra’i field school. Please See dig website or contact the dig coordinators for details on how to apply.

Participation & Academic Credit

In order to apply to earn academic credit for your participation in the archaeological field school, you’ll complete a three-step process:

  • Apply directly to the Khirbet al-Ra’i field school. Please see the dig website or contact the dig coordinatorsfor details on how to apply.
  • Attend the excavation and fulfill the academic requirements as determined by the director of your archaeological field school.
  • Once you have finished the field school and submitted a research paper, submit an applicationto HebrewU’s RIS and pay the US$ 80 application fee and US$ 120 per credit tuition fee.

Contact

We’re happy to answer any questions you might have about Khirbet al-Ra’i.

Prof. Yosef Garfinkel
Institute of Archaeology
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Mount Scopus
91905 Jerusalem, Israel
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