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About

The Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies program at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem is an intensive, interdisciplinary program designed for students who wish to examine the religions, politics, histories and cultures of the region.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

The Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies program at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem  includes a rigorous Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) curriculum. Courses are taught by leading scholars and students enjoy the added benefit of living in Jerusalem, a city in which 35% of the inhabitants are native Arabic speakers.

Faculty & Research

The Hebrew University’s faculty in the Department of Islamic & Middle Eastern Studies includes accomplished scholars from around the world.

Dr. Tawfiq Da’adli is the academic head of the M.A. program. As an archeologist in Jerusalem, Dr. Da‘adli has studied the Mamilla Cemetery, the al-Qaymuriyya Mausoleum, the quarters around the Cotton Merchants Market, and the Beit HaBad Market. He is also an art historian and lecturer in the Departments of Islamic & Middle Eastern Studies and Art History, Dr. Da’adli teaches courses in Islamic archaeology, art and architecture in Israel and the Muslim world.

Programme Structure

  • The program is two semesters long and runs from October – June. During that time, you will take a combination of required and elective courses. You will also take up to 12 hours per week (depending on your level) of Modern Standard Arabic. If you have little or no knowledge of Modern Standard Arabic, you’ll take a short, intensive beginner’s course prior to the start of the academic year for an extra fee.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.2

Other requirements

General requirements

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

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11400 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    11400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11400 USD for the full programme 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.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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