- Understand the relationship between different parts of Israeli society.
- Examine Israeli institutions, nonprofit organizations, and educational contexts.
- Learn about life in a complex society, based on observations and interviews with Israelis.
In this program, you’ll learn first-hand about the history, politics, society, and culture of Israel – while living onsite in vibrant Jerusalem.
As a participant, you will take an MSU faculty-led seminar along with a Hebrew University Rothberg International School course that compliments the seminar: The Emergence of the Modern State of Israel.
- Class composed of other international students from various countries
- MSU-exclusive seminar with study tours
- Assigned readings
- Meetings with community leaders
- Field trips and off-site learning opportunities
You can find more details about the program on the MSU Jewish Studies Summer Program website.
You’ll be invited to participate in a wide array of trips, tours, and activities offered by the Office of Student Life. From a tour of the Old City to a trip to the Dead Sea to checking out the local festivals, you’ll build your own unique impressions and memories of Jerusalem and Israel.
While residing in HebrewU dormitories with other international and Israeli students, you’ll have a chance to form new friendships and get involved in campus life. A team of multilingual Israeli students, called madrichim, is also there to help you adjust to your new surroundings and give you tips on things to do. Learn more about student life at HebrewU.
For detailed information on cost, please refer to the MSU Jewish Studies Summer Program website.
All undergraduate students are eligible. You don’t need to be an MSU student to apply.
Michigan State University: Jewish Studies Summer Program
Language of Instruction:
During our July session. See the MSU Jewish Studies Summer Program website for more information
Undergraduate students from any accredited institution of higher education
Relevant Academic Fields:
History, culture, society, qualitative research, immigration