Arizona in Israel

Israel
Tel Aviv
Arizona in Israel
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Dates, Deadlines, and Costs
TermApp DeadlineStart DateEnd DateCost
SummerFebruary 25early Julymid AugustBudget
Program Information
  • GPA
  • 2.75
  • Language of Instruction
  • English
  • Foreign Language Requirement
  • No
  • Class Eligibility
  • Junior, Senior, Sophomore
  • Program Open To
  • UA and Non-UA Students
  • Credit Type
  • UA Direct Credit
  • Level of Study
  • Undergraduate
  • Housing Options
  • Residence Hall
  • Program Type
  • UA Faculty-led
Program Overview

Imagine spending a month and a half in one of the most fascinating parts of the world, surrounded by thousands of years of history, where ancient and modern coexist in the meeting-place of three of the world's great religious traditions. Earn 6-8 credits, including at least 1 UofA Tier II/Gen Ed course.

Academics

Tentative Summer 2017 Dates: June 11 - June 27

Courses will be held at Tel Aviv University and the Rothberg School of Overseas Students at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. This program will offer 6-9 credits of Judaic Studies courses and will allow students to explore Judaic studies as a multi-disciplinary field of study while satisfying UofA General Education requirements (including Tier II and language requirements), and/or completing elective credits. All courses include extensive field trips and fieldwork assignments.

COURSES OFFERED (depending on demand):
  • Jewish Civilization (JUS/HIST/RELI 301, Tier II)
  • Modern Jewish History (JUS/HIST/RELI 370A, Tier II)
  • Medieval and Early Modern Jewish History (JUS/HIST/RELI 370B, Tier II)
  • Kabbalah and Jewish Mysticism: Its History and Principal Phenomena (JUS/HIST/RELI 435/535)
  • Modern Israel (JUS/POLI 377)
  • International Human Rights, Transitional Justice, and Israel (JUS 384)
  • Independent Study (JUS 399)
  • Internship (JUS 493)
**NOTE: In addition to the standard UA Study Abroad requirements, applicants must submit 2 letters of recommendation. Non-UA students must also submit official transcripts from each undergraduate institution attended.

Housing

Students will be housed in Tel Aviv University dormitories and Hebrew University's Student Village. Meals are avialable through the campus cafeterias, snack bars, and nearby supermarkets. Some dormitories include kitchenettes.

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