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Mini-mester Session

Experience our original study abroad program with our 8-week option.

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Flexibility and dedication are the hallmarks of our mini-mester. Over two months, students dig deep into the history, culture, language, and geography of Israel, while participating in small group or one-on-one General Studies classes. 

 

Academic Year 2019 - 2020 Dates: 

December 2019:  December 3 - January 28

February 2020:  January 28 - March 24

April 2020:  April 20 - June 16

 

Academic Year 2020 - 2021 Dates: 

October 2020:  September 30 - November 24

December 2020:  December 1 - January 26

January 2021:   January 26 - March 23

April 2021:  April 5 - June 3

 

Fall/Winter 2021 Dates: 

October 2021:  September 30 - November 24

December 2021:  November 30 - January 25

 

Rates:

 

 Full: $11,500

Early Bird: $9,980 

 

Early Bird expires 6 months prior to departure.

 

 Dates and tuition rates are subject to change.


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General Studies

Our school is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. Mini-mester students take classes in our General Studies Department where you will:

 

  • Work with our AMHSI-JNF team and your high school to ensure that you reenter your school classes right alongside your peers.
  • Take up to four General Studies classes, including regular, honors and AP.

Israel Studies

All sessions include our signature Israel Studies Curriculum, for which eligible juniors and seniors can earn up to six college credits from the University of Miami!

  • Discover 4,000+ years of Jewish and Israeli history
  • The land of Israel becomes your classroom with our experiential learning program
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Mini-Mester

Typical Class Day (Sunday-Thursday)

  • 6:45 AMWake up
  • 7:00 AMCafeteria opens
  • 8:00 AMIsrael Studies
  • 12:30 PMLunch
  • 1:15 PMGeneral studies classes
    (dependent on number of courses)
  • 6:15 PMDinner, study time and free time
  • 10:00 PMCampus/Dorm curfew
  • 10:30 PMIn room
  • 11:00 PMLights out

Typical Tiyul (Field Trip) Day

  • 5:45 AMWake up
  • 6:45 AMBreakfast
  • 7:15 AMBus departs campus
    -Study and/or hike on-site
    -Lunch
    -Study and/or hike on-site
  • 6:00 PMReturn to campus for dinner and evening like on regular day or DOTS (dinner on the streets)
  • 8:00 PMReturn to campus and free time
  • 10:00 PMCampus/Dorm curfew
  • 10:30 PMIn room
  • 11:00 PMLights out