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The Politics of Planning in Multicultural Cities: The Case of Jerusalem

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The Politics of Planning in Multicultural Cities (SPGE201/48882)

Teaching Faculty:

Prof. Yitzhak Reiter 

Language of Instruction:



Academic hours: 45
Credits: 3

Course Dates:

June 27 – July 21, 2022


Undergraduate and graduate students; mature learners with an academic background

Application Deadline:

May 1, 2022


Application fee: US$ 120
Course Tuition: US$ 1,790
Housing: US$ 850*

* Depending on availability

Relevant Academic Fields:

Politics, history, conflict resolution, urban planning


  • Gain insight from practitioners in the field of city planning.
  • Understand the competing political, ethnic, and religious outlooks that complicate municipal management in Jerusalem.
  • Deepen your understanding of city planning and urban design in multicultural cities.
  • Broaden your perspectives on conflict resolution, political science, public administration, planning, and architecture.
  • Attend three walking tours in the city’s holy places and the areas of religious, political and urban controversy in Jerusalem.
  • Simulation on the future of Jerusalem: Planning and political settlements


We’re pleased you’re applying to join us in Jerusalem. See our application guidelines to learn more. Apply online now!

Please note:

  • Students may change their selection of summer course(s) from the July Session up until five days before the July Session begins.
  • The maximum recommended course load for the July Session is two courses.
  • Students applying for the July Session may also apply for one of the courses offered in the August Session. View the August Session courses here.
  • See here for more information about visas.
  • Students who complete their summer course application by March 12, 2022, and who also complete payment by April 7, 2022, will be eligible for a 10% early bird discount on the course tuition. In the event that a student applies for more than one summer course, the 10% early bird discount will be applied to one of the summer courses only.

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