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  • Locations: Jerusalem, Israel
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring, Year
  • Program Sponsor: IFSA-Butler 
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Class Standing: Junior, Senior, Sophomore Program Type: study abroad
Program: Affiliate GPA Requirement: 3.0
Housing: Student Apartment Fields of Study: Archaeology, Business, Communication Studies, Dance, Economics, Environmental Science, Geography, Hebrew, History, Judaic Studies, Legal Studies, Political Science, Psychology, Religious Studies, Science, Studio Art, World Literature
Language of Instruction: English
Program Description:

Study Abroad in ISRAEL with IFSA     

Rotherberg International School

About the program
In addition to IFSA's signature Diversity and Coexistence offering in Jerusalem, students may choose to enroll in the full range of courses taught in English through the Rothberg International School.

About Jerusalem

Located on a plateau in the Judean Mountains between the Mediterranean and the Dead Sea, Jerusalem is one of the oldest cities in the world. The city has a history that goes back to the 4th millennium. 

Program Benefits

  • Those who prefer an alternative to the Diversity and Coexistence program may enroll in other undergraduate programs at Rothberg International School, Hebrew University of Jerusalem (RIS), one of the Middle East's most prestigious universities
  • Take elective courses taught in English
  • Live and learn near Mount Scopus in the ancient city of Jerusalem, located within easy access to transportation, supermarkets, shopping, and eateries
  • IFSA orientation covering important health, safety, and security topics pertaining to Israel
  • Enjoy suite-style living with single bedrooms, living room, kitchen and bathroom facilities, air conditioning, laundry facilities
  • Outside of the classroom, you will participate in co-curricular activities designed to engage you with diverse communities and interrogate theories of identity and coexistence
  • Develop artistic abilities through unique art, music, and dance programs — or gain experience in international relations, human rights, and more


IFSA scholarships are primarily need-based and factor in any additional cost your study abroad program might have over home school tuition. The awards are $500 for summer programs, $1,500 for semester programs and $2,500 for full year programs. These scholarships may apply to any IFSA program, with the exception of our custom programs.

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Contact Us
6201 Corporate Drive Suite 200 
Indianapolis, IN 46278

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Year 2020-2021 03/25/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2020 03/25/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.