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Semester Abroad

18 Weeks of Academic Adventure

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Our most comprehensive academic program is offered in both Fall and Spring. Over four months, students dig deep into the history, culture, language, and geology of Israel, while participating in small group General Studies classes. 

 

 

Academic Year 2019 - 2020 Dates:

 Fall 2019: August 25 – December 24

Spring 2020: January 26 – May 27

 

Academic Year 2020 -2021 Dates: 

Fall 2020: August 23 – December 21

Spring 2021: January 24 – May 26

 

Fall 2021 Dates:

Fall 2021: August 22 – December 21

 

 

Rates:

Full semester: $21,800

Early Bird: $18,800 

 

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

  • 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

 

Semester-only Specialty Units and Adventure

  • Travel to Poland – Explore past Jewish life and experience today’s Jewish revival
  • Experience Gadna – spend a week in basic training with the Israeli Defense Force
  • Conquer Yam L’Yam – three day hike from the Mediterranean Sea to the Kineret (Sea of Galilee)
  • Plus, you’ll attend a full semester of Hebrew language classes!
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Semester

Typical Class Day (Sunday-Thursday)

  • 6:45 AMWake up
  • 7:00 AMHadar Ochel opens
  • 8:00 AMIsrael Studies class
    (including a 30-45 minute break)
  • 10:45 PMGeneral Studies classes
  • 12:00 PMLunch
  • 1:00 PMGeneral studies classes
    Dinner, study time free time
  • 6:15 PMDinner, study time 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)
  • 9:00 PMReturn to campus and free time
  • 10:00 PMCampus/Dorm curfew
  • 10:30 PMIn room
  • 11:00 PMLights out