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  • Locations: Haifa, Israel
  • Program Terms: Academic Yr- Fall/Sp, Fall Semester, Spring Semester
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  • Program Sponsor: CIEE 
  • Restrictions: SIU applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring Semester 2020 11/01/2019 11/01/2019 02/13/2020 06/04/2020
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Areas of Study: Anthropology, Arabic*, English, History, Independent Study*, International Studies, Internships, Jewish Studies*, Law, Liberal Arts*, Linguistics, Middle Eastern Studies*, Other Languges & Literatures, Peace Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: Arabic, English, Hebrew
Click here for a definition of this term Housing: Residence Hall Click here for a definition of this term Class Status: 2-Sophomore
Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 3 Click here for a definition of this term Type of Experience: *Study Abroad
Program Description:

International Relations

HAIFA, ISRAEL

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Program Overview

Haifa's multi-faceted communities provide a unique backdrop for studying international relations, psychology, Middle Eastern Studies, and peace and conflict studies. Take advantage of this rare opportunity to explore issues from numerous points of view. Connect with Israeli peers, gain work experience with an internship, and illuminate your studies with co-curricular excursions. You're sure to come away with new and unique perspectives and insights.

Unique Experiences

PARTICIPATE IN

special honors programs in peace and conflict studies. Intern in one of the many NGOs and local organizations.

STUDY AT A LEADING UNIVERSITY

with cutting-edge research centers in a city known for ethnic and religious diversity.

START OR CONTINUE

learning Hebrew or Arabic.

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Excursions & Activities

Attend special lectures that illuminate Israel's role in the Middle East, and the complexity of Israeli society.

  • Hike Carmel National Forest, Israel's largest park, just steps from the University of Haifa campus.
  • Explore urban neighborhoods where Jews, Christians, Muslims, Druze, and Baha'is are committed to living peacefully.
  • Travel to Nazareth, Tel Aviv, Tiberias, and Akko and visit villages and historical sites across the country.
  • Get into campus life by joining student clubs, attending concerts, and using sports facilities.
  • Learn about Israel through a multitude of lenses such as farming, sporting activities, or volunteering.

Projects

Internships. Nothing beats on-the-job experience, and you'll earn credit, too. Options include social work agencies, public and special education facilities, health services, museums, and community centers.

Volunteering. Help people in need by giving your time and energy to non-profit organizations in Haifa and get a closer look at the issues Israeli society faces today.  


What's Included

  • Tuition
  • Housing
  • Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
  • Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
  • Three-day orientation – an introduction to Israeli culture, your academic program, and the city, plus practical information about living in your host city
  • Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
  • Field trips and cultural activities
  • Overnight excursions
  • Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
  • 24/7 emergency on-site support

1 out of 3 CIEE students receives a scholarship - get yours!

GAIN Travel Grants - up to $2,000 toward travel costs guaranteed to all Pell-elgible students.

Gilman Go Global Grants - $2,500/semester and $1,000/summer, guaranteed to all Gilman applications.

Merit-Based Scholarships - $2,500/semester and $750/summer, awarded to students deomonstrating high academic achievement.

Minority Serving Institutions (MIS) Grant - $2,000/semester and $500/summer, guaranteed to all students attending MSIs.

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Why CIEE

  • 200+ study abroad programs in 40+ countries
  • $8 million in scholarships offered each year
  • 1 in 3 students receives a scholarship
  • Study tours and cultural activities included
  • Internships and volunteering opportunities
  • Rigorous academics
  • Cultural immersion
  • iNext travel insurance included

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