Study Abroad in Israel
Israel has a world renouned educational system and a unique rich history which makes it a very appealing destination to live and study. It is easy to see why more and more students especially from US colleges are choosing to study in Israel. Whether you would like to spend a summer, one semester or an extended lenght of time studying in Israel our guide will be able to help you.
Guide to Studying in Israel
There has never been a better time to plan a study break abroad to Israel, local people are very friendly and welcoming, and this nation is very safe despite what you might have read about or seen on the news. Israel has a large Jewish population but you do not need to be Jewish to study here, Israelis are very open to other Nationalities and cultures and you are free to practice any religion.
View our guide which includes including about popular destinations, featured study abroad programs, recommended universities, information about scholarships and helpful advice and reviews. Studying in Israel will be like no other experience you might have ever had!
Top Reasons to Study in Israel
- Israel is one of the most well educated countries in the world
- You will get a high quality educational experience
- Learn more about the country and culture
- Having a study abroad university in Israel on your CV/resume will look great
- Help a future career
- You will get to make friends with locals and other international students
- See spectacular sights in your spare time
- One of the most facsinating countries to study in Middle East
Popular Places to Study in Israel
- Tel Aviv
Best Universities for International Students
Israel has several universities which rank in the top 100 best universities in the world and where you go really depends on what subject you would like to do. We recommend you check out reviews of specific courses and study abroad programs before deciding where to go. The most popular universities for international students in Israel are:
- The Hebrew University in Jerusalem - this is often described as the number one univeristy for higher education
- The Tel Aviv University
- The University of Haifa
Scholarships for Studying in Israel
The following organisations offer scholarships and financial support for international students seeking to study in Israel:
Goldman Fellowship Program
American Jewish League for Israel
Don't worry about if you don't know any Hebrew, you will not need a translator and most Israelis speak English so there shouldn't be any problems when it comes to communicating. As a student staying on campus, staff and other students will likely speak English fluently. You could also book a Herbrew language course in Israel or book Arabic language courses in the Middle East.
Cost of Studying in Israel
One of the best things about choosing to study in Israel is the cost, this is one of the most affordable places to study and you can easily do it on a medium or small budget. As a student it is always good to save money and you will easily be able to stay in Israel without breaking the bank as accommodation, transport, supermarkets are going out are fairly cheap compared to destinations in Europe and North America. There are also lots of ways to keep your costs down like shopping at local markets.
What to Do in Your Spare Time
Israel is one of the best countries to visit in the world in terms of historical locations. Lots of people choose to study here so they can visit famous destinations like The Dead Sea, Red Sea, Masada and the Baha'i Gardens. You might like to view our tours in Israel to learn more about the country and historical landmarks.
Help / Advice
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Israel Study Abroad Reviews
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