IFSA welcomes students to study abroad at the Rothberg International School, Hebrew University of Jerusalem (RIS) in Israel. One of the most prestigious universities in all of the Middle East, Hebrew University is located right on Mount Scopius in Jerusalem with easy access to transportation, supermarkets, shopping, and eateries. Students take elective courses taught in English and can choose from a variety of learning communities, such as Arabic Immersion, Art Jerusalem, Dance Jerusalem, and Jerusalem Sounds. Additionally, students take an intensive pre-semester Hebrew or Arabic language course for students of all levels, and have the option of pursuing an independent study project and enrolling in IFSA’s signature Exploring Community and Culture in a Global Context course.
Israel offers a unique study abroad experience — combining ancient traditions with cosmopolitan and modern life. As a student on our programs, you will be immersed in Israel’s entrepreneurial spirit, cultural diversity and ancient heritage. Living amidst Israelis, you’ll engage in daily life through friendships with Israeli classmates, internships, field visits and social events. Outside of the classroom, you’ll explore a plethora of start-ups, tech inventions and the compelling approach to coexistence unique to Israeli society. By studying in in Israel you’ll have an edge in the workplace. You’ll return to the U.S. with foreign language skills, the ability to interact with people of different cultures and ethnicities, increased intercultural awareness and greater cultural sensitivity. Plus, you may have the opportunity to gain real-life experience by pursuing your academic and career goals through an internship.
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