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The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

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Sponsor: Rothberg International School

Location: Jerusalem, Israel


Rothberg International School at Hebrew University offers a wide variety of courses in religious, Israel and middle eastern studies, as well as research options and special study tracks. This program is ideal for students who are interested in taking English-taught courses and want to improve or begin studying Hebrew.

Program Type: Affiliated


  • Full Year
  • Fall
  • Winter/Spring


Important Note
This program is located in country under a U.S. Department of State Travel Warning and operates with special permission under the university's travel policy.

Students enrolled in this program will be required to adhere to additional security measures and sign a release acknowledging the Travel Warning.

This program is subject to suspension or modification at any time. These matters will be discussed in more detail during advising appointments and pre-departure orientation.

Admission Info:

To apply, Northwestern students must: 

  1. Complete a Northwestern Study Abroad Application by the appropriate deadline
  2. Complete a Hebrew University application by the program's deadline

Languages: English, Hebrew, Arabic

Language Requirements: 

None; however, students are required to:

  • Enroll in summer or winter Ulpan (intensive Hebrew language study) before the start of the program;
  • Take a Hebrew language course during the program.


University housing

Program Costs: 

Fall 2017: $21,510

Billed by Northwestern: $16,725

Estimated additional costs: $4,785

  • Meals: $2,000
  • Airfare: $1,650
  • Local transportation: $400
  • Books & supplies: $50
  • Personal expenses: $450
  • Visa: $75
  • GeoBlue: $160

Financial Aid & Scholarships

  • Financial aid for study abroad is based on the total cost of the program, including all expenses outlined above.
  • Students are also encouraged to apply for other study abroad scholarships.

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