Rothberg International School

Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Introduction

Welcome To RIS

RISStudyAbroad

Study Abroad in Israel

Consistently ranked one of the World’s Top 100 universities and Top 25 schools outside of the US, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem invites international students to Israel to experience the outstanding, first-class overseas study abroad programs offered at the Rothberg International School.

RISExcellence

Excellence

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem is a multidisciplinary institution of higher learning and research, and an internationally recognized scientific center. The University’s faculty and alumni are leading world scholars and recipients of many national and international awards, including 8 Nobel Prizes. Among the Universities founders are notable intellectuals, scientists and philosophers, including Albert Einstein and Martin Buber.

RISGlobal

Global

The Rothberg International School opened its first program for in 1955, with 22 American students. Since then, the overseas study program has steadily expanded and the number of courses offered has greatly increased. Today the Rothberg International School attracts more than 2000 students annually, from over 70 countries around the globe, who come to study in Israel in English.

RISCommunity

Community

The vibrant Mount Scopus campus offers abundant opportunities outside the classroom for international students to interact with one another as well as their Israeli peers. Students can take advantage of stimulating lectures and seminars, diverse social, cultural and religious activities, invigorating athletic and recreational pursuits, and so much more.

RISJerusalem

Jerusalem

Jerusalem is a thriving city and modern metropolis, where East meets West, and Judaism, Christianity and Islam merge and overlap. The city offers an exciting array of attractions including museums, restaurants, cafes and a vibrant night life. Jerusalem’s ideal location offers easy access to other main cities and sites in Israel, including cosmopolitan Tel Aviv, the Dead Sea and more.

Knowledge

The Rothberg International School is the international study center of the Hebrew University, with courses designed to open inquisitive minds to new areas of knowledge and inquiry. Faculty members include young scholars and established professors in their fields who have studied at leading institutions of higher education in the world and who have been involved in the development of over 2,023 inventions and over 7,000 registered patents.

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M.A. Program in the Bible and the Ancient Near East

Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Israel Jerusalem

This two-year program is designed for students who wish to study contemporary Biblical (Hebrew scriptures) studies, providing grounding in Biblical as well as Modern Hebrew. Students specialize in one of two tracks, "The Bible: Cultural and Historical Context" and "The Bible and the Ancient Near East" [+]

M.A. Program in the Bible and the Ancient Near East Offered in conjunction with the Department of Bible and the Institute of Archaeology and the Ancient Near East This two-year program is designed for students who wish to study contemporary Biblical (Hebrew scriptures) studies, providing grounding in Biblical as well as Modern Hebrew. Students specialize in one of two tracks: The Bible: Cultural and Historical Context. In this specialization, students study the historical, cultural, and geographical context in which the Bible was composed, as well as its impact on later cultural and historical contexts and events. The Bible and the Ancient Near East. In addition to studying the Bible in its immediate regional context, students acquire a sound knowledge of the history and culture of the Ancient Near East, including the study of Akkadian. (Students may also choose to study other ancient languages, such as Egyptian, Ugartic, or Greek.) Courses from the M.A. program are also open to visiting graduate students on a one year or semester basis. Course of Study Track One "The Bible: Cultural and Historical Context" The M.A. program consists of 42 credits over four consecutive semesters, including required coursesin Biblical Hebrew, Akkadian, History and Culture of the Ancient Near East and Introduction to Biblical Literature, as well as elective courses and tutorials. Group tutorials are offered in Biblical Aramaic andTargum Onqalos. First-Year Studies During the first year of studies, students will be expected to take courses that fulfill the following distribution: Biblical Hebrew – Intermediate Reading Courses in Biblical Texts History and Culture of the Ancient Near East Introduction to Biblical Literature and Culture Second-Year Studies During the second year of studies (20 credit hours), students will take the following courses: Biblical Hebrew – Advanced Archaeology of the Biblical Period Exegesis (Midrash/Medieval Commentators) or The Bible in Western Culture Reading courses in Biblical Texts Track Two "The Bible and the Ancient Near East" First-Year Studies During the first year of studies (22 credit hours), students will be expected to take courses that fulfill the following distribution: Biblical Hebrew – Intermediate Akkadian Reading course in Biblical Texts History and Culture of the Ancient Near East Introduction to Biblical Literature and Culture Second-Year Studies During the second year of studies, students will take the following courses: Biblical Hebrew – Advanced Second-Year Akkadian Reading courses in Biblical Texts Archaeology of the Biblical Period Students in either track who wish to study an additional ancient language will, in consultation with their advisor, be able to reduce the above credit load. Hebrew Requirements Students will be expected to attain a sufficient command of the Hebrew language by the beginning of the second year of study (i.e., completion of level Heh) so that they may read scholarly publications and sources in Hebrew during their second year. Students will be expected to complete level Vav by the end of their second year of study. The Hebrew exemption examination (p’tor) is optional for all students and is not a requirement of the M.A. degree. Admission Requirements Qualified students with a Bachelor's degree from accredited institutions of higher education are eligible for admission to the program. Admission is competitive and is based on transcripts and letters of recommendation. Students must have: A minimum of 3.2 ("B") grade-point average or the equivalent A relevant background in Bible studies Biblical Hebrew: at least one year of Biblical Hebrew. Students lacking knowledge of Biblical Hebrew must attend the intensive elementary-level summer course offered at the RIS before commencing the program. Modern Hebrew: be elgilble to enroll in at least level Gimel Hebrew at the beginning of their first year of study. Students who have minimal or no knowledge of Hebrew (levels Aleph-Bet) must attend the Summer Ulpan. Students lacking knowledge of Biblical Hebrew must attend the intensive elementary-level Biblical Hebrew summer course offered in the language at the RIS before commencing the program. Knowledge of English: Applicants are required to submit official TOEFL, IELTS, or Amir scores. The minimum TOEFL score required is 573 on the paper-based test, 230 on the computer-based test and 89 on the internet-based test. The minimum IELTS score is 7. The minimum Amir score is 220 Exempted from this requirement are applicants who have completed a full degree (a minimum of four years) taught solely in English at a recognized institution of higher education. Applicants who have completed a B.A. in English Language and Literature may request an exemption provided that they submit documentation from their university stating that the language of instruction is English. Note: Official documents or test results may be scanned and emailed to Gradmiss@savion.huji.ac.il official documents must be submitted upon arrival. Program ID: Duration: 2 Academic Years See Academic Calendar Application Open: January 1- May 15, 2017 (late applications accepted) See Apply Here Diploma Type: M.A. Degree ... [-]

One-Year M.A. Program Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies

Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2017 Israel Jerusalem

An intensive integrated program designed for students who wish to study the Middle East: religion, politics, society, history, and culture. The program is offered in conjunction with the Department of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Students have the opportunity to study with some of the leading scholars in the field while living in Jerusalem, one of the most important and dynamic cities of the Middle East. Graduates of the program have assumed positions in government service, relevant NGOs, journalism and other areas. [+]

One-Year M.A. Program Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies An intensive integrated program designed for students who wish to study the Middle East: religion, politics, society, history, and culture. The program is offered in conjunction with the Department of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Students have the opportunity to study with some of the leading scholars in the field while living in Jerusalem, one of the most important and dynamic cities of the Middle East. Graduates of the program have assumed positions in government service, relevant NGOs, journalism and other areas. Courses from the M.A. program are also open to visiting graduate students on a one year or semester basis. Course of Study The M.A. program consists of 36 credits over three consecutive semesters, including one required seminar in historiography, and electives. Courses are available in the Modern Period as well as in a range of disciplines in Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, including Medieval and Early Modern history, religion, anthropology, literature, the arts and Arabic language. Students who demonstrate an adequate knowledge of Arabic are required to deepen and expand their language skills by studying Modern and Classical texts of an ideological, historical, social, religious or literary nature, in tutorials or through courses offered in the Faculty of Humanities. Students who demonstrate satisfactory knowledge of Arabic and Hebrew may take courses in other Middle Eastern and Islamic languages, such as Modern Turkish, Ottoman Turkish, Persian, Urdu and Swahili, or in relevant European languages, such as French or German. Language Requirements Literary Arabic - Students will study Literary Arabic (10 weekly hours) during the three semesters of their study according to their Arabic level. All new students must take an Arabic placement exam prior to the start of their studies to determine the appropriate level to start their Arabic language studies. Students may also deepen and expand their language skills by studying Modern and Classical texts of an ideological, historical, social, religious or literary nature through courses offered in the Faculty of Humanities. Advanced students who demonstrate an adequate knowledge of Arabic are expected to deepen and expand their language skills by studying modern and classical texts of an ideological, historical, social, religious or literary nature in tutorials or through courses offered in the Faculty of Humanities. All students must complete the exemption exam (p'tor) in Literary Arabic in order to graduate. Admission Requirements Qualified students with a Bachelor's degree from accredited institutions of higher education are eligible for admission to the program. Admission is competitive and is based on transcripts and letters of recommendation. Students must have: at least a 3.2 ("B") grade-point average or the equivalent a relevant background in Middle Eastern and Islamic studies Knowledge of English: Applicants are required to submit official TOEFL, IELTS, or Amir scores. The minimum TOEFL score is 89 on the internet-based test. The minimum IELTS score is 7. The minimum Amir score is 220. Exempted from this requirement are applicants who have completed a full degree (a minimum of four years) taught solely in English at a recognized institution of higher education. Applicants who have completed a B.A. in English Language and Literature may request an exemption provided that they submit documentation from their university stating that the language of instruction is English. Note: Official documents or test results may be scanned and emailed to Gradmiss@savion.huji.ac.il official documents must be submitted upon arrival. Program ID Duration: 3 consecutive semesters See Academic Calendar Application Open: January 1 - May 15, 2017 (late applications accepted) See Apply Here Diploma Type: M.A. Degree ... [-]

One Year M.A. in Human Rights and Transitional Justice

Campus Full time 2 semesters October 2017 Israel Jerusalem

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HU) is the first and leading university in Israel (ranked 59 in the world according to the Academic Ranking of World Universities). The Law Faculty, which has long been considered the most prestigious law school in the country and a world-reputed academic institution, is inviting applications for the first class of its International M.A. in Human Rights and Transitional Justice offered to graduates of B.A. programs in political science, international relations and other academic disciplines related to the fields of human rights and transitional justice. [+]

One Year M.A. in Human Rights and Transitional Justice The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HU) is the first and leading university in Israel (ranked 59 in the world according to the Academic Ranking of World Universities). The Law Faculty, which has long been considered the most prestigious law school in the country and a world-reputed academic institution, is inviting applications for the first class of its International M.A. in Human Rights and Transitional Justice offered to graduates of B.A. programs in political science, international relations and other academic disciplines related to the fields of human rights and transitional justice. The M.A. Program offers 20-25 academic courses with top legal experts from Israel, Europe and North America, including courses on international humanitarian law, counter-terrorism law, international courts and tribunals, transitional justice, the law of the United Nations, legal aspects of the Middle-East conflict, international criminal law, international human rights law etc. The 2015-16 Faculty is comprised of top academics and practitioners, including past and present members of the UN Human Rights Committee, past and present legal advisors for governments and international organizations such as the UN and the ICRC. The Program begins in October and runs through July. Those students, who have not taken an academic course in International Law will participate in an introductory class in International Law. This course that will begin a week before the start of the semester and continue during the first several weeks of the semester, will serve the important purpose of granting the students the necessary tools and background they will need in order to better understand the issues raised in Program. The Program will include two main characteristics: The first, theoretical courses which provide a substantial interdisciplinary understanding in fields such as human rights and transitional justice. The second will include comparative and historic courses, in which the students will be exposed to relevant cases dealt with by different countries at different time periods. Special emphasis will be given to the Israeli-Arab conflict and its resolution. The Program offers an excellent study program in a top notch university, located in an intellectually stimulating environment: the City of Jerusalem, with its long history of conflict and diversity, and the State of Israel – a Start-Up Nation confronting difficult international law and human rights challenges. Academically and practically inclined students with strong backgrounds in human rights, conflict resolution and transitional justice are invited to apply to the Program. We hope to see you become part of our growing family of leading human rights and transitional justice experts around the world! The Program will include the following courses: Core courses (students must take at least 4 courses: International Human Rights Law: Core Principles – Prof. Yuval Shany Terrorism, Counter-Terrorism and Human Rights – Prof. David Kretzmer International Humanitarian Law: Contemporary Challenges, Contemporary Conflicts – Dr. Rotem Giladi Human Dignity in Comparative Perspective – Dr. Doron Shultziner Introduction to Transitional Justice – Dr. Ron Dudai Immigration Law and Policy – Dr. Ruvi Ziegler Workshops (at least 2): International Law – Prof. Moshe Hirsch and Dr Shay Dothan Public Law and Human Rights – Prof. Yoav Dotan and Prof. Barak Medina Transitional Justice Colloquium: International and Comparative Perspectives – Prof. Ruti Teitel Transitional Justice Colloquium: Perspectives on the Arab-Israeli Conflict – Prof. Ruti Teitel Seminars (at least 2): State, Religion and Multi-Culturalism – Prof. Michael Karayanni Legal Aspects of the Middle-East Conflict – Prof. Robbie Sabel Refugee Law and Policy – Dr. Rotem Giladi Elective Courses: A choice of more than 10 additional courses on human rights and/or transitional justice Required Introductory Course: International Public Law - Adv. Tal Mimran Optional: M.A. Thesis Internships: A select number of internships are available in the governmental and non-governmental sector in Israel. Scholarships and stipends are available. More information can be found here. To apply please fill out an online application here [-]

One Year M.A. in Jewish Studies

Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2017 Israel Jerusalem

The program covers Jewish culture and history from its beginnings to Modern times, and is divided into two main periods: from Ancient to early Medieval times and from Medieval to Modern times. Courses are offered in textual studies, history, philosophy, and culture, and include study tours in Jerusalem (see sample of courses below). Language instruction is offered in Modern Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew, Akkadian, Greek, and Literary and Colloquial Arabic. [+]

One Year M.A. in Jewish Studies The program covers Jewish culture and history from its beginnings to Modern times, and is divided into two main periods: from Ancient to early Medieval times and from Medieval to Modern times. Courses are offered in textual studies, history, philosophy, and culture, and include study tours in Jerusalem (see sample of courses below). Language instruction is offered in Modern Hebrew, Biblical Hebrew, Akkadian, Greek, and Literary and Colloquial Arabic. Courses from the M.A. program are also open to visiting students on a one year or semester basis. For information see Visiting Student webpage. Who is this program for? This program is designed for students who wish to study Jewish culture and sources from an interdisciplinary perspective, whether they are recent college graduates interested in the field of Jewish Studies or Ph.D. candidates who wish to enrich their knowledge, research skills and experience by studying at the Hebrew University while living in Jerusalem. Students will enjoy a learning experience in small classes with experts in the field as well as access to the Hebrew University's academic resources, such as the National Library on the Edmond J. Safra Campus, Givat Ram. Jerusalem A city sacred to Judaism, Jerusalem is a melding of past and present, of ancient roots and modern innovations. It is a city about which the Talmud says: “Of the ten measures of beauty allotted to the world, nine were given to Jerusalem.” From the hilltop of the Mount Scopus campus, through the windows of the classrooms and dormitories of the Hebrew University, the incredible panorama of Jerusalem unfolds. Jerusalem, the capital of Israel, is well known for its many historical and holy sites and fascinating tourist attractions. In addition, this thriving metropolis is rich in art galleries and museums, theaters and concert halls, restaurants and cafes, pubs and dance clubs. Exciting festivals, exhibitions, international conferences, sports competitions and many other special events are held throughout the year. Special track: Religious Studies Students who choose to pursue this option will follow a core curriculum in Jewish Studies but focus a significant portion of their electives in Religious Studies courses. Extracurricular Activities A rich extracurricular activities program is offered, including tours, cultural and social events, lectures and more. Course of Study The program consists of 40 credits over three consecutive semesters, including required and elective courses. Students are required to specialize in one period of study, but take courses in the other period as well. Course List Sample: Required Courses Approaching Classical Jewish Texts: Ancient until Modern Times Elective Courses (sample courses) The Rabbinic World View Trends in Medieval Kabbalah The Secrets of Maimonides’ Guide of the Perplexed Eschatology in the Late Second Temple Period: Qumran, Nascent Christianity and Beyond Crisis and Identity: Jewish Intellectuals in the Modern World Jerusalem in History, Art and Literature: Between Imagination and Reality The Origin of Modern Jewish Studies Einstein's Question: The Holocaust in History, Trauma and Culture Jews under the Habsburg Double Eagle Transformation of German Jewry Religious Studies Courses Current Trends in the Study of Religion Issues in the Study of Judaism in the Second Temple Period Jerusalem and the Temple in Early Christian and Jewish Literature Eschatology in Late Second Temple Period: Qumran, Nascent Christianity and Beyond Religion and Politics in Comparative Perspective *Program is subject to change Students are encouraged to study an additional ancient language. Students who opt to do so will be able, in consultation with their advisor, to reduce the above credit load. Hebrew Requirements: Students will be expected to complete level Gimel by the end of their studies. Admission Requirements Qualified students with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education are eligible for admission to the program. Admission is competitive and based on transcripts and letters of recommendation. Students must have: at least a 3.2 ("B") grade-point average a relevant background in Jewish studies be prepared to enroll in at least level Gimel Hebrew at the beginning of their first semester of study. Students who have minimal or no knowledge of Hebrew (levels Aleph-Bet) will be required to attend the Summer Ulpan prior to their first and second year of the program. Knowledge of English: Applicants are required to submit official TOEFL, IELTS, or Amir scores. The minimum TOEFL score required is 89 on the internet-based test. The minimum IELTS score is 7. The minimum Amir score is 220. Exempted from this requirement are applicants who have completed a full degree (a minimum of four years) taught solely in English at a recognized institution of higher education. Applicants who have completed a B.A. in English Language and Literature may request an exemption provided that they submit documentation from their university stating that the language of instruction is English. Note: Official documents or test results may be scanned and emailed to Gradmiss@savion.huji.ac.il official documents must be submitted upon arrival. Students are expected to conclude all courses for credit with a grade based on an exam or a written paper. Two of these papers must be full-fledged seminar papers, one of which will be submitted during the first year of study. Program ID: Duration: 3 consecutive semesters See Academic Calendar Application Open: January 1 - May 15, 2017 (late applications accpted) See Apply Now Diploma Type: M.A. Degree ... [-]

One Year M.A. Program Israel Studies

Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2017 Israel Jerusalem

This one year program is designed for students who are interested in Israeli politics and society. The program provides them with a comprehensive, interdisciplinary approach to the study of Israel, including the study of history, politics, anthropology, culture and religion. Graduates may pursue careers in foreign affairs, relevant NGOs, journalism and academia. [+]

One Year M.A. Program Israel Studies offered in conjunction with the Departments of Politcial Science and of Sociology and Anthropology This one year program is designed for students who are interested in Israeli politics and society. The program provides them with a comprehensive, interdisciplinary approach to the study of Israel, including the study of history, politics, anthropology, culture and religion. Graduates may pursue careers in foreign affairs, relevant NGOs, journalism and academia. Courses from the M.A. program in Israel Studies are also open to visiting graduate students on a one year or semester basis. Course of Study The M.A. program consists of 42 credits over three consecutive semesters (16 credits are required courses, 18 credits are elective courses and 8 credits are seminar papers). Students will be expected to conclude all courses for credit with a grade based on either an exam or written paper. Two of these papers must be seminar papers (4 credits each). Required courses (16 credits): Students must take the following required courses: Issues in Israeli Politics (4 credits) Anthropology and Sociology of Israel (4 credits) Mass Media and Israeli Society OR Culture and Mass Media in Israel (4 credits) Field Trips: Tour Israeli Society (4 credits) Elective courses (18 credits): Electives can be selected from among the courses offered in the Israel Studies program and other related RIS graduate programs. Students with a sufficient level of Hebrew may also choose from graduate-level courses offered in the Hebrew University departments of Political Science, Sociology and Anthropology, Journalism and Communications, International Relations and History. Modern Hebrew Requirements Students will be expected to complete two levels above their level upon acceptance to the program (i.e. students who started the program at level Alef are required to complete level Alef and Bet). With the academic advisor's approval, students who complete three or more levels of Hebrew may use half of the credits earned (up to 6 credits) towards their degree. Additional Language Studies Students who wish to study another language may, with the academic advisor's approval, use half of the credits earned (up to 6 credits) towards their degree. Admission Requirements Qualified students with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education are eligible for admission to the program. Admission is competitive and is based on transcripts and letters of recommendation. Candidates must have: a final grade point average of at least 3.2 (B) or the equivalent a relevant background in the areas of political science, sociology or anthropology Knowledge of English: Applicants are required to submit official TOEFL, IELTS, or Amir scores. The minimum TOEFL score required is 89 on the internet-based test. The minimum IELTS score is 7. The minimum Amir score is 220. Exempted from this requirement are applicants who have completed a full degree (a minimum of four years) taught solely in English at a recognized institution of higher education. Applicants who have completed a B.A. in English Language and Literature may request an exemption provided that they submit documentation from their university stating that the language of instruction is English. Note: Official documents or test results may be scanned and emailed to Gradmiss@savion.huji.ac.il official documents must be submitted upon arrival. Program ID: Duration: 3 consecutive semesters See Academic Calendar Application Open: January 1 - May 15, 2017 (late applications accepted) See Apply Now Diploma Type: M.A. Degree ... [-]

One Year Master’s Degree in Nonprofit Management and Leadership

Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2017 Israel Jerusalem

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem offers an intensive one-year master's degree in Nonprofit Management and Leadership at the Rothberg International School. This program is designed to create a cadre of leaders in the nonprofit world with cutting-edge skills as well as theoretical and practical knowledge in management, entrepreneurship and leadership. The program offers an option to specialize in Jewish Education. The program is held over the course of three semesters (autumn, spring and summer). [+]

One Year Master’s Degree in Nonprofit Management and Leadership offered in conjunction with the Paul Baerwald School of Social Work and Social Welfare An international experience, a world class university, and the beginning of a career in the nonprofit sector Study in English at Israel’s premier university with top experts Complete an M.A. in one year – tuition competitive and scholarships available Acquire leadership and management skills through academic studies and practical experience Benefit from professional internships that provide hands-on experience Attend classes two days a week and intern one day a week Develop networks with faculty and alumni as a resource for future professional development New Option: Specialization in Jewish Education intended for students who wish to pursue careers in leadership and/or nonprofit management at Jewish educational institutions. About the program The Hebrew University of Jerusalem offers an intensive one-year master's degree in Nonprofit Management and Leadership at the Rothberg International School. This program is designed to create a cadre of leaders in the nonprofit world with cutting-edge skills as well as theoretical and practical knowledge in management, entrepreneurship and leadership. The program offers an option to specialize in Jewish Education. The program is held over the course of three semesters (autumn, spring and summer). Course of Study The Masters in Nonprofit Management and Leadership consists of 38 credits over three consecutive semesters (autumn, spring and summer), including required courses and electives. Students participate in class two days per week. In addition, students intern 8 hours per week over the course of the program and gain hands-on experience in nonprofit organizations. Students may also take elective graduate courses offered through the Faculties of Humanities and Social Sciences. Students with a sufficient knowledge of Hebrew may also take graduate-level courses taught in Hebrew through the M.A. program in Management of Nonprofit and Community Organizations offered by the Paul Baerwald School of Social Work and Social Welfare. Sample course list: Strategic Planning and Evaluation Leadership and Social Responsibility Organization Theory for Non-Profits Third Sector and Civil Society in Israel and Internationally Organizational Change NGO Finances Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation Community Councils in Jerusalem (Field Trips) Social Business and the Fourth Sector Marketing Fund Raising Specializations and Joint Programs: Students have the option of joining the following specializations and joint tracks. Specialization in Jewish Education This specialization of 16 credits is designed for students who wish to gain expertise that will contribute towards a management and leadership career in the world of Jewish educational institutions specifically, and the nonprofit sector at large. Click here for a list of courses in the specialization in Jewish Education Joint Track with Tikkun Olam in Tel Aviv-Jaffa Students in the Nonprofit Management and Leadership M.A. program can choose to simultaneously participate in the award-winning Tikkun Olam in Tel Aviv-Jaffa program. The Tikkun Olam program places participants in internships in south Tel Aviv or Jaffa and also provides housing, additional Hebrew instruction, enrichment courses, trips and tours. Click here to learn more. Joint Track with The Global Leadership Institute of the Jewish Agency for Israel The Global Leadership Institute (GLI) offers experiential leadership training in the global and adaptive leadership disciplines for one day a week to compliment the MA program. Students will be able to apply their theoretical study to a variety of learning contexts and interface with key change-makers and organizations in Israeli society and beyond. This unique intensive program is comprised of adaptive leadership training and specialized workshops, guest speakers, mentoring and sites visits across Israel. The Global Leadership Institute was established in 2013 by the Jewish Agency for Israel with the aim of building the capacity of young adults to be able to mobilize others to make progress on tough local & global Jewish challenges and to lead across organizational, geographic and denominational boundaries in times of change. Cost of the MA program & GLI track: $23,500. Scholarships up to $4,500 for the first 10 students to enroll in the joint track. Admission Requirements Qualified candidates with a Bachelor's degree from accredited institutions of higher education are eligible for admission to the Master's in Nonprofit Management and Leadership. Admission is competitive and is based on transcripts and letters of recommendation. Candidates must have: At least a 3.2 (B) grade-point average or the equivalent A Bachelor's degree from a recognized institution of higher education Knowledge of English: Applicants are required to submit official TOEFL, IELTS or Amir scores. The minimum TOEFL score required is 573 on the paper-based test, 230 on the computer-based test, and 89 on the internet-based test. The minimum IELTS score is 7. The minimum Amir score is 220. Exempted from this requirement are applicants who have completed a full degree (a minimum of four years) taught solely in English at a recognized institution of higher education. Applicants who have completed a B.A. in English Language or Literature may request an exemption provided that they submit documentation from their university stating that the language of instruction is English. Note: Official documents or test results may be scanned and emailed to gradmiss@savion.huji.ac.il Application dates: January 15 – May 15 prior to each academic year. Late applications accepted. Scholarships available. Click here for more information. Housing available. Click here for more information. [-]

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