Jewish and Israel Study Abroad Programs

 

Although Wesleyan no longer offers its own program in Israel, our students benefit from a number of exciting programs:

Ben-Gurion University    http://www.aabgu.org/osp/

The semester and year-long programs designed for college students seeking a formative academic period of study in Israel. Students study Hebrew language, in addition to choosing from a variety of English-taught courses in Jewish and Israel studies, political science, history, anthropology, Arabic, arts and literature, global health, and ecology. Volunteer opportunities: in government offices, the Soroka Medical Center, with at-risk youth, in Beduin communities, and more.

Hebrew University in Jerusalem, http://www.huji.ac.il/huji/eng/index_e.htm

The oldest program in Israel, courses often taught by renowned scholars in Jewish and Israel Studies.

University of Haifa     http://www.haifa.ac.il/index_eng.html

Multi-cultural university, programs specializing in Peace & Conflict, as well as in Psychology; programs in Arabic and Hebrew, and others.

Technion, Israel for Science and Premed https://int.technion.ac.il/semester-programs/

Available by petition:

Arava Institute for Environmental Studies http://www.arava.org/

The Arava Institute for Environmental Studies (AIES) is the premier environmental education and research program in the Middle East. Affiliated with Ben-Gurion University,AIES houses academic programs, research, and international cooperation initiatives on a range of environmental concerns and challenges. Students at AIES study a range of environmental issues from a trans-boundary and interdisciplinary perspective while learning peace-building and leadership skills.