Applications are now open for 28 June – 21 July, 2021 (Online or In Person)

The Bible remains the best-selling book of all time; a source of inspiration, devotion and history. But how does it stack up against the archaeological record? This course uncovers the rich history of Israel and the ancient Near East from settlement in Canaan to the conquest of Jerusalem by the Babylonians, with a fascinating mix of lectures and field trips.

The course is taught by some of the preeminent scholars in the field and includes a variety of trips to various archaeological sites throughout Israel.

Curriculum

This course covers a wide range of topics, from a settlement in Canaan to the conquest of Jerusalem by the Babylonians. As a student in this course, you’ll learn through a fascinating mix of lectures and field trips to various archaeological sites throughout Israel. You will be taught by some of the preeminent scholars in the field, and your learning experience will include a variety of trips to important sites.

Eligibility

This course is open to undergraduate and graduate students, as well as to mature learners with an academic background. You must be currently registered at or have been accepted to a recognized college or university or have successfully completed at least one year of study at an accredited institution of higher education. English-language fluency is also required.

Costs and scholarships

Application fee: US $80 | Tuition fee (including health insurance): US $2,070
Housing: US $745

Students who complete their application to this program by February 15, 2021, and who also complete payment by March 15, 2021, will be eligible for a 10% early bird discount on the program tuition.

Academic hours & credits

Academic hours: 45 | Academic Credits: 3

Apply by

May 16, 2021

Financial Assistance

The Australian Friends of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem provides financial assistance on the basis of academic merit, financial need or communal involvement. If you wish to apply for financial assistance, please fill out an online form.

For Further Information

The Australian Friends will be happy to contact and assist you with your application process.

Students from NSW, VIC, SA, TAS, QLD, ACT ,NT & NZ contact:

Jamie Wise study@austfhu.org.au or 02 9389 2825

Students from WA contact:

Yael Eilon Jacobson wafhu@austfhu.org.au or 0416 166 736