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.
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- 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.
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- 12 months
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DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies Ethnic Studies View 12 other Masters in Area & Cultural Studies in Israel
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- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education recognized by HebrewU
- Minimum B average (85/100 or equivalent)
- Demonstrated knowledge of English
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International11400 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 11400 USD per year during 12 months.
National11400 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 11400 USD per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Jerusalem
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.