Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Jerusalem, Israel (Outgoing Program)
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|Restrictions:||OU applicants only|
|Program Type:||Affiliate Programs||Language of Instruction:||English|
|Housing Type:||Student Dormitories||Minimum GPA:||3.0|
|Non-English Language Learning Option(s):||Arabic, Hebrew||Study Abroad Adviser:||Wyatt Schmitz|
|Language Category:||Language Category B||Study Level:||Graduate, Law, Undergraduate|
- Study at the Rothberg International School at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem - most courses are offered in English!
- Hebrew University is consistently ranked in the top 100 universities in the world.
- Take area studies classes in English or study Arabic or Hebrew.
- 3.0 Combined Retained GPA
- Passport (valid through six months after return from study abroad)
- 2 Recommendation letters from any OU professor
- Host University Application
- Student Visa
Both undergraduate and graduate students can study at Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Courses are offered in English in a wide range of fields, including Political Science, Religious Studies, Literature, Archaeology, Dance and many more!
Students who choose to study at Hebrew University will choose one main study track, although they are also able to take courses across various disciplines. The different undergraduate tracks are:
- Undergraduate Study Abroad Program
- Dynamics of the Middle East: Politics and Society (D.O.M.E.)
- Quantitative Biology
- Arabic Immersion Program
- Jerusalem Sounds
- Spring in Jerusalem - Honors Program
To see courses previously taken by OU students at Hebrew University of Jerusalem and their OU equivalents click the following link: Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Course Equivalency Information.
- The Fall semester usually runs from early October – December.
- The Spring semester usually runs from February - June.
Because this program is a Transfer Credit program, you will pay all fees and housing/meals/living expenses to the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Use this Hebrew U. Budget Sheet to help you plan for study abroad and compare programs!
There are number of scholarships available for study abroad students. Below is a partial list to get you started!
- Presidential International Travel Fellowship - need based scholarship for airfare
- Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship - a nationally competitive award for Pell grant recipients
- Boren Award for International Study - nationally competitive award for study in an underrepresented destination. This scholarship has one application each year due in February so apply early for Spring programs!
- Bezalel Foundation Study-In-Israel Scholarship - $5,000 summer and $10,000 semester scholarships available to qualified applicants
International students live in on-campus dormitories on Mount Scopus. Dormitories are within walking distance of the university and are an apartment-style setup with shared common spaces. More information on housing is available here.
"Journey" by Rachel Hernandez
"The Real Israel" by Kaitlin Maddox
Start by attending a Study Abroad 101 information session to learn the basics about study abroad as well as your next steps. Then, schedule an appointment with the study abroad adviser for the Middle East to move on to Phase 2!
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