12 months
11400 USD/year
11400 USD/year
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This Israel Studies program at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem incorporates courses from a wide range of academic disciplines, including history, sociology, anthropology, political science, international relations, economics and religious studies. You will engage with Israeli politics, media and geography in a hands-on way and have the option to study Modern Hebrew intensively.

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The State of Israel is a complex mix of ancient and modern, sacred and secular, East and West, conflict and coexistence. Through the Israel Studies program at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem you’ll examine the historical processes that led to the creation of contemporary Israeli society and politics, the complicated relationships between the various groups that live side by side in Israel, and the ways in which Israel copes with these challenges domestically and abroad.

Faculty & Research

As a student in the M.A. in Israel Studies program, you will study with an experienced group of faculty, who lead research in a wide range of disciplines, including political science, sociology, international relations, communications, and Middle East studies.

Programme Structure

  • The program runs from October – June. During that time, you will take a combination of required and elective courses. Modern Hebrew study is optional and requires payment of an additional fee.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education recognized by HebrewU
  • Minimum B average (85/100 or equivalent)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of English

Tuition Fee

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    11400 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 11400 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    11400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11400 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Jerusalem

3622 - 5916 ILS /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.



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