Khirbet El-Eika (Hellenistic Galilee)
Field school director: Dr. Uzi Leibner
Language of Instruction:
2-4 (1 credit per week)
Academic credit (optional): US$ 120 per credit
Participation & housing fee: See dig website
Relevant Academic Fields:
Archaeology, ancient history, antiquities.
- Help uncover key details about the material culture, settlement patterns, and ethnic identity of the Galilee during the Hellenistic period.
- Contribute to new understanding of the ethnic and cultural background against which early Christianity and rabbinic Judaism developed in the Galilee.
- 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.
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You can choose to participate in the excavation for the field experience only, or you can decide to also earn credit from HebrewU during your participation (and transfer the credits to your home institution). The application process differs according to your choice.
You’ll apply directly to the Khirbet El-Eika (Hellenistic Galilee) field school. Please see the Khirbet El-Eika excavation website 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 El-Eika (Hellenistic Galilee) field school. Please see the Khirbet El-Eika excavation website for 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 application to HebrewU’s Rothberg International School (RIS) and pay the US$ 80 application fee and US$ 480 tuition fee.
We’re happy to answer any questions you may have about Khirbet El-Eika (Hellenistic Galilee).
Mr. Roi Sabar
Institute of Archaeology
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
91905 Jerusalem, Israel
Tel.: +972 (52) 828 2963
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