Tuition & Housing
Students taking more than one program (i.e., Summer Ulpan and Autumn Semester) are required to meet all their financial obligations by the deadline of the first program they will attend.
Summer Language Programs
|Language Courses||Tuition||Housing||Payment Deadline|
|Arabic Immersion Program||US$ 2,380||US$ 840||May 27, 2018|
|Biblical Hebrew||US$ 1,990||US$ 840||May 27, 2018|
If you enroll in more than one Summer Course, you will receive a 10% discount on your overall tuition.
|Summer Tuition||Housing||Payment Deadline|
|Determined per course; please see Courses by Subject or Courses by Time Frame.||US$ 350-850||May 15, 2018|
|Special Programs||Tuition||Housing||Payment Deadline|
|Trauma and Resilience||Core course: US$ 1,600||US$ 450||June 7, 2018|
|Third-week specialty course: US$ 500 |
(to be paid directly to the Israel Center for the Treatment of Psychotrauma)
|US$ 265||June 7, 2018|
|Archaeology of the New Testament||US$ 1,780||US$ 420||July 11, 2018|
|Transboundary Water Cooperation||US$ 1,780||US$ 420||May 27, 2018|
If you plan to study in more than one summer program and live in university housing, you will be charged an additional housing fee for the days between programs. Register for housing.
If you don’t see your program listed above, please check your specific program page for costs:
Cost of Living
Visit our student life section to learn about cost of living in Jerusalem.
Miscellaneous Charges & Fees
|Replacement student card||NIS 60|
|Hard copy of transcripts (beyond first five)*||US$ 15|
|Request a certified e-transcript (one-time fee)||US$ 10|
|Email an e-transcript to any specified address (per copy)||US$ 15|
|Late payment fee||US$ 150|
|Application fee||US$ 80|
Visit our money matters section to learn about paying for your program.
Official withdrawal from the program is contingent upon submission of a completed Notice of Withdrawal that has been approved and signed by your department. Tuition refunds will be prorated according to how many days of classes have elapsed. After the sixth day of classes, no tuition refunds will be granted.
|Date of Withdrawal||Charged|
|Prior to the beginning of program||US$ 250|
|During the first three days of program||25% of tuition fee|
|Between the fourth and the sixth day||50% of tuition fee|
|After the sixth day||100% of tuition fee|
Refunds will only be granted to students who follow the official withdrawal procedures.
To be eligible to receive a refund for your housing fees, you must withdraw from the program and vacate university housing within the first three days of classes. If you have accepted a room key or have moved your personal possessions into a room and now wish to vacate university housing, you must submit written notification to the Rothberg International School Finance Office, Boyar Building 501/502.
If you wish to withdraw during the first three days of classes:
- You will need to present an official clearance from the Housing Office confirming your departure.
- Your housing fees will be refunded minus US$ 30 for each day you occupied university housing.
If you do not withdraw from the program or vacate your rooms within the first three days of classes, you will not be eligible to receive a refund of your housing fees.
- Refunds may take up to 30 days to process.
- Under no circumstances will a refund be issued to a student who did not provide the relevant office with a written notice of withdrawal from the program or intention to vacate student housing.
- Refunds are issued in Israeli currency (NIS) according to the rate of exchange. A student who requests a refund in any other currency will be charged a 0.7 percent bank fee. The refund may also be deposited directly into a local or international bank account if banking details are provided.
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