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Tel Qedesh: Summer Archaeological Field School

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Tel Qedesh Excavation

Teaching Faculty:

Dr. Uri Davidovich


2 – 4 (1 credit per week of participation)

Program Dates:

July 11 – August 5, 2021


Undergraduate and graduate students; mature learners with an academic background.

Please note that valid health insurance is required and that excavations are physically demanding.


Academic credit (optional): US$ 120 per credit.

Participation & housing fee: See dig website or email dig coordinators

Relevant Academic Fields

Archaeology, ancient history, antiquities

Course Highlights

  • Join the first full season in one of Israel’s least-explored biblical mounds.
  • Earn academic credit while gaining hands-on experience in all types of archaeological fieldwork and documentation.
  • Uncover the largest Early Bronze Age site in the Southern Levant and study the process of early Levantine urbanization.
  • Tour nearby sites of archaeological and historical interest in the beautiful, relaxed scenery of the Upper Galilee.


You can choose to participate in the excavation for the field experience only, or you can decide to also earn credit from Hebrew University 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 field school. Please be in touch with the excavation coordinators 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 field school. Please be in touch with the excavation coordinators 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$ 120 per credit for tuition fee.


We’re happy to answer any questions you might have – or to chat for a bit to help you choose the right course or program.

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