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Israel: Tel Aviv University - Summer Courses
Tel Aviv, Israel
Summer Terms I & II
|Restrictions:||AU- applicants only|
|Language of Instruction:||Arabic, English, Hebrew||Language Courses Offered:||Yes|
|Non-AU Students Accepted:||No||Internship:||No|
|Advisor:||Brita Doyle||Minimum GPA:||3.0|
|Class Level Required for Admission:||Sophomore standing||Program Type:||Partial Direct Enrollment|
Is This Program Right For You?This program is right for students who wish to spend a summer session in Israel taking an academic course or studying Hebrew or Arabic.
AcademicsThe summer program at Tel Aviv University allows students to study the Hebrew or Arabic languages, or to participate in an academic track of courses related to Middle Eastern and Israeli studies. More information on specific courses offered can be found by visiting Tel Aviv's School for Overseas Students Website.
Student LifeSituated in the heart of Israel's coastal region, Tel Aviv University resides on a spacious 220 acre campus. Located in suburban Ramat Aviv, just north of the city, Tel Aviv University is situated only a short distance from both the magnificent Mediterranean coast and bustling downtown Tel Aviv, the center of Israeli arts, culture and entertainment. Tel Aviv University's proximity to the artistic and and commercial capital of Israel allows students to absorb the best of Israeli culture and society.
Park Hayarkon, Tel Aviv's largest public park, is within walking distance of the university. Features include extensive picnicking areas, gardens, a man-made lake, a bicycle path along the Yarkon River, boats for hire, a small children's zoo, and more.
During leisure hours, Tel Aviv offers students amazing Bauhaus architecture, cafes, and clubs at the old harbor, open air markets, summer street festivals, and the charm of old Jaffa with its artist colony. Come discover Tel Aviv!
HousingWhile studying abroad at Tel Aviv University, students live in student dormitories. The student dormitories are all conveniently located within walking distance from the Tel Aviv University campus. Dormitories are divided into suites of one or two bedrooms; two students share each bedroom. Each suite is furnished and includes a kitchenette and bathroom.
VisasAU students are responsible for researching what they need to do to legally study in Israel. Please visit the Israeli Embassy website and read the information provided to you by TAU in order to figure out what you need to do to legally be a student in Israel.
|Dates / Deadlines:|
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Summer Terms I & II||2013||03/14/2013 **||Varies by program||06/11/2013||08/15/2013|
|NOTE: Summer I & II includes combining TAU's Track 1 and Track 2 summer programs. First students complete Track 1 with two topic courses on Israeli and Middle Eastern Studies, and then they complete complete track 2 which is an intensive Hebrew or Arabic language course.|
|Summer I||2013||03/14/2013 **||Varies by program||06/11/2013||07/11/2013|
|NOTE: Summer I includes TAU's Summer Track 1 program, in which students earn 6 credits for two topic courses related to Israeli and Middle Eastern Studies.|
|Summer II||2013||03/14/2013 **||Varies by program||07/18/2013||08/15/2013|
|NOTE: Summer II includes TAU's track II summer program which is an intensive Hebrew or Arabic class for four weeks.|
** The time it takes to receive an admissions decision varies greatly by program; it can take as little as two weeks or as long as several months. Contact AU Abroad for further details on your program's admissions timeline.
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