Applications are now open for 28 June – July 21, 2021 (Online or In Person)
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are also offering an ONLINE version of our summer courses (with a 30% discount on tuition fees) that includes talks, presentations, and discussions with experts, activists, and representatives from different religious, political, cultural and national identities who regularly receive our groups.
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- To enrol for the course please click here.
- To view the syllabus, please click on the relevant course below:
Coexistence in the Middle East (CME) enables current and future leaders from around the world to explore facts on the ground and examine local realities from the perspectives of various religious, political, cultural and national groups that converge at a crossroads of humanity. CME delves into:
– Encounters between the “West” and the Middle East
– Relations among Christians, Jews, and Muslims
– Interests and concerns of the International Community
– Competing claims between Israelis and Palestinians
Learn from extensive field trips and first-hand interaction with government officials, religious leaders, professional experts, and political and NGO activists. Through engaging dialogue, you will uncover numerous issues, realities, resolution proposals, and peace initiatives, highlighting the human dimensions of this complex conflict.
The winter session is an intensive two-week session that focuses on highlights from the summer program and is open to students, faculty members, diplomats, policy makers, and other professionals. This session focuses on the highlights from the summer program, including trips to key sites, meetings with leaders and activists, and lectures.
The summer program is made up of three complementary courses that can be taken together or separately:
- Narratives & Realities: Inside the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (July)
Israel & the Post-Arab Spring: An Interactive View of the New Middle East (July)
Religion in the Holy Land: Faith’s Role in Peace & Conflict (August)
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.
Winter: Cancelled for 2020/2021
Summer: May 1, 2021
Winter: two weeks
Summer: two, four or six weeks
Costs & Scholarships
Application Fee: US$ 80 (non-refundable)
Health insurance through Rothberg is mandatory for the program.
US$250 (1 course)
US$500 (2 courses)
US$750 (3 courses)
US$1,770 (1 course)
U$3,155 (2 courses)
US$4,507 (3 courses)
US$1,239 (1 course)
U$2,209 (2 courses)
US$3,155 (3 courses)
Winter (Cancelled for 2020/2021)
Tuition US$ 1,810 (includes health insurance)
Housing (includes bedding): US$ 415
A 10% discount on the tuition fee for one of the summer Coexistence program courses is offered by IBH to students who complete their application by February 15, 2021, and who complete payment by March 15, 2021. Students who apply for more than one course of the Coexistence program will receive the 10% discount on one of the courses only.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 02 9389 2825
Students from WA contact:
Yael Eilon Jacobson email@example.com or 0416 166 736