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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



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

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