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Hebrew and Israeli Culture Program


What is the Hebrew and Israeli Culture Program?


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What is the Hebrew and Israeli Culture Program?


The Rothberg International School of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem is pleased to introduce an innovative option designed for recent high school graduates from Australia entitled The "Hebrew and Israeli Culture Program." 


This academic program will enable students on all Hebrew levels to achieve a high degree of fluency in Modern Hebrew through exposure to the language and culture of Israel. In addition to 8–14 weekly hours of Hebrew language instruction, students will take courses in Israeli politics, culture, history and society. Participants also enjoy study trips, guest lectures and tours of Israel. The program is held on the beautiful Mt. Scopus campus of the Hebrew University 15 minutes from downtown Jerusalem 

All courses are accredited and upon completion of the program, students will receive a transcript in order to transfer credits to universities abroad. Students at the Rothberg International School hail from over 60 countries. They benefit from a wide range of services, including social, emotional, and academic support from a professionalstaff of dorm counselors, academic advisors, psychologists andadministrators.

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Both year and semester options are available. 


Admission Requirements:

Applications are welcome from students holding a high school diploma with a B average or its equivalent.

Students coming for one semester only should hold a high school diploma with a B+ average or its equivalent.

A letter of parental consent is required of applicants under the age of 18.


 Admission Requirements:  Australia  ATAR 70 



Components of the Program:


1. Required: Two month summer Hebrew Ulpan or one month Undergraduate Ulpan for Autumn/ Year students prior to the start of the semester, and Winter Ulpan for Spring Semester students. 

2. During the semester, 8- 14 hours of Hebrew instruction. (6 /7 credits) as well as three University courses taught in English (3 credits per course). Each class will meet for 4 academic hours a week. 

3. Extracurricular package of field trips/special activities (No credits).  



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