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Faculty-Led & Customized Programs

Rothberg International School - Faculty-Led & Customized Programs

Rothberg International School at Hebrew University collaborates with top universities and respected organizations from around the world to design and host short-term faculty-led and customized academic programs for students and professionals with focused interests. If you are a student, please see our list of available Special Programs and Summer and Winter Courses.

Developing a Special Program

Special programs are uniquely tailored to your field and specific needs and requests. They vary in length and intensity, and usually combine classroom lectures, interactive seminars, and study trips throughout Israel.  Among the services we provide are:

Academic Support

  • Wide selection of highly qualified course instructors and guest lecturers
  • Expert development of course content, curriculum, and syllabi
  • Seamless recruitment and involvement of additional departments and centers at HebrewU
  • Standard transcripts and hassle-free credit transfer


  • Smart classrooms
  • Modern lecture halls, seminar rooms, and workshop space
  • Amenable accommodations in student housing or on-campus guest house
  • Full library services
  • Advanced computer centers, Wi-Fi, etc.
  • Ample office space and office support services for accompanying faculty and administrators
  • Sports center

Logistical Arrangements

  • Coordination of transportation, accommodations, guided tours, and restaurants
  • Planning of cultural and social activities
  • Arrangement of networking opportunities with local businesses, nonprofits, and government leaders
  • Assistance with visa issues

Safety & Health

  • On-site security orientation
  • 24/7 emergency support
  • Health insurance coverage
  • Office of Academic Affairs based in US and Canada for local support and communication

Contact Us

Department of Summer Courses & Special Programs

Rothberg International School
Hebrew University Boyar Building, Rooms 429-430
Mount Scopus, Jerusalem 91905, Israel
Email Us
Call us: +972 2 588 0130
Fax: +972 2 588 2363

Available Programs

Please check our current list of available faculty-led and customized programs or review our traditional summer and short-term programs.

Take a look at our pages for prospects, students, faculty and staff, alumni, and parents – or contact us!

Pre-Semester Program: “Encountering Jerusalem” 2022-23
Practical Hebrew Beginners 4 credits
One course on various aspects of Jerusalem The Bible and the City3 credits