Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Location: Jerusalem, Israel

Program Type: Internship; Study Abroad

Semester: Spring

Study Israeli history and culture while experiencing the excitement of Jerusalem and immersing yourself in challenging academics at an elite institution with a global reputation.

This program type is designed for students seeking a rigorous and self-guided experience. To be successful, students must commit to uphold a significant degree of proactivity and professionalism. Students are often required to secure their own housing, book individual flights, obtain a student visa/residence permit, etc. Students are expected to familiarize themselves with program information and seek out additional support and resources as needed. Additionally, students can anticipate being one of few MSU students on this program during any given term.

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HebrewU) is Israel’s first university and a symbol of the cultural rebirth of the Jewish nation in its ancestral homeland. HebrewU is the highest-ranked university in Israel, one of the world’s top 100, and one of the top 25 schools outside of the United States. Students will work with internationally accomplished faculty and have access to an impressive range of resources and facilities. Today, over 22,000 students study in HebrewU’s seven faculties, including 2,300 international students at the Rothberg International School (RIS). RIS offers students a challenging and rewarding academic environment with flexible programs offering short- and long-term study opportunities.

The program is designed for all students but will be a great option for majors in: 

  • Business 
  • Finance 
  • Journalism 
  • Communication 
  • Public Affairs 
  • Political Science 
  • International Relations 
  • Arts and Humanities