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First-Year Study Abroad Program

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Fast Facts

Program:

First-Year Study Abroad Program

Language of Instruction:

English

Length:

Semester or year

Program Dates:

Autumn: Late August through early January
Spring: Mid-January through early June
(Check calendar for exact dates)

Eligibility:

High school diploma; minimum 3.0 (B) GPA; TOEFL 89 (IBT) or equivalent

Application Deadline:

May 31 (year and autumn)
November 30 (spring)

Other Notes:

Community service option available

Cost:

Pre-semester Hebrew ulpan (includes housing):
September: US$ 1,915
Winter: US$ 1,930

Program (includes housing):
Year: US$ 18,130
Autumn: US$ 10,580
Spring: US$ 10,650

Why the First-Year Study Abroad Program?

  • Set yourself apart by starting your higher education journey in Jerusalem, a city rich with tradition and full of creativity and innovation.
  • Forge connections with Israeli and international students to experience a mosaic of cultures, immersing yourself in Israeli life.
  • Benefit from the reputation of the internationally renowned Hebrew University.
  • Enjoy full academic support, including meetings with your academic advisor.
  • Experience diverse activities with new friends.
  • Go beyond the classroom and experience Israel through our community service option.


Apply

We’re pleased you’re applying to join us in Jerusalem. See our application guidelines or apply online now. Please note on the application that you are applying for the “First-Year Study Abroad program.”

Contact

Questions? We’d love to hear from you.

Linor Rosenberg

Advisor
Division of Undergraduate Studies
Rothberg International School
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Boyar Building, Room 428
Email
Tel.: +972 2 588 1628
Fax: +972 2 588 2363
Office hours: Sunday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

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