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Coexistence in the Middle East: Summer & Winter Program

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Coexistence in the Middle East: Summer & Winter Program

Teaching Faculty:

Program director: Mr. Javier Gelbwaser

Language of Instruction:

English; Program can be arranged in Spanish for an organized group


Academic hours

  • Summer: 135
    Credits: 9 
  • Winter: 45
    Credits: 3
Program Dates:


Note: This program is not running in the winter of 2019


July session: July 1-24, 2019
Check-out from housing: July 25, 2019

August session: July 31- August 14, 2019
Check-out: August 15, 2019


Undergraduate and graduate students; mature learners with an academic background

Application Deadline:

Summer: May 1, 2019


Winter Tuition:

  • Application Fee: US$ 80
  • Tuition: US$ 1,810
  • Housing: US$ 475
  • Health Insurance: US$ 36 (mandatory for program)

Summer Tuition:

  • Application Fee: US$ 80
  • Tuition:
    US$ 1,685 (1 course)
    US$ 3,005 (2 courses)
    US$ 4,292 (3 courses)
  • Housing:
    July session (July 1-25, 2019): US$ 840
    July and August sessions (July 1 – August 15, 2019): US$ 1,470
Relevant Academic Fields:

Sociology, cultural studies, journalism, history, international relations, religious studies

For more information: Program website: Study Abroad Program in Israel Summer & Winter 2019 “Coexistence in the Middle East”


  • Gain exposure to a wide variety of people, narratives and perspectives in Jerusalem and the surrounding area.
  • Develop deeper insight into the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through exploring contrasting narratives.
  • Examine the challenges and opportunities presented by the Arab Spring.
  • Explore the contradictory roles that religion plays as both obstacle and facilitator to peace in the Holy Land.


We’re pleased you’re applying to join us in Jerusalem. To enroll in the full Coexistence in the Middle East Summer Session Program (all three courses) or in the Winter Session:

  • On the online application, click on Special Programs.
  • Select the session of your choice.

To enroll in only one or two of the courses for this summer session program, select the courses of your interest from the list of “Summer Courses” in the online application. Learn more about the application guidelines.

Applicants who require visa assistance from the Hebrew University are requested to notify the Office that they require assistance and to complete their application by the following dates:

Winter Session: No later than November 10, 2018
Summer Session:  No later than March 14, 2018

Make sure to notify the Office that you require assistance with the visa process. Applicants who require such assistance and apply after this date are not guaranteed to complete the visa application process in time for the program. For more information, please see here.


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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