Summer Courses in Israel

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Students may enroll in a variety of summer courses across a wide range of disciplines. Courses in humanities, mathematics, and social sciences are commonly offered. Business and management courses may also be available at some institutions.

Officially known as the State of Israel, the country speaks either Hebrew or Arabic languages. The levels of education in the country are subdivided into primary, secondary and tertiary. The country has several universities for professional training.

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Smart Cities

Tel Aviv University
Campus Full time 1 month July 2019 Israel Tel Aviv-Yafo

The last decades have witnessed unprecedented population and urbanization growth with the implication that today, for the first time in human history, more than half of the world's population lives in cities. The consequences of this urbanization trend along with the notion of smart cities are the settings of this program. [+]

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The last decades have witnessed unprecedented population and urbanization growth with the implication that today, for the first time in human history, more than half of the world's population lives in cities. The consequences of this urbanization trend along with the notion of smart cities are the settings of this program.

Set in the “World’s Smartest City,” the program aims to introduce students to rapidly developing ICT (information communication technologies), and how it opens new possibilities and opportunities to solve some chronic urban problems as well as handle some newly recognized environmental and social problems.

The focus of the program will be on traffic congestion, urban sustainability, resilience, governance and urban planning all while discussing the most prominent issues associated with smart cities such as ethics, transportation, governance, urban planning and design, sustainability and resilience. The course will take place inside and outside of the classroom and will include visits to Tel Aviv Municipality’s facilities as well as meetings with city officials that deal with Smart City solutions. The program is in collaboration with "City Center" – TAU’s Research center for Cities and Urbanism. The program is open to graduate students and students at the last year of their undergraduate degree.... [-]


Business Entrepreneurship in the Start-Up Nation

Tel Aviv University
Campus Full time 4 weeks June 2019 Israel Tel Aviv-Yafo

There is no better place to study business and entrepreneurship than in one of the most innovative cities to ever exist. Tel Aviv, dubbed the “Start-Up Capital” of the world, is highly recognized as a major player in the fields of innovation, R & D and entrepreneurship. Beyond Tel Aviv, the State of Israel has more venture capital per capita and more startups than any other country in the world. Israeli innovation and entrepreneurship has brought the world jump drives, instant messaging, cherry tomatoes, drip irrigation, and so much more. [+]

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There is no better place to study business and entrepreneurship than in one of the most innovative cities to ever exist. Tel Aviv, dubbed the “Start-Up Capital” of the world, is highly recognized as a major player in the fields of innovation, R & D and entrepreneurship. Beyond Tel Aviv, the State of Israel has more venture capital per capita and more startups than any other country in the world. Israeli innovation and entrepreneurship have brought the world jump drives, instant messaging, cherry tomatoes, drip irrigation, and so much more.

But how do you transform an idea into a successful business? How does innovation translate into entrepreneurship? In this dynamic summer program, students will gain valuable insight into the many dimensions of innovative venture creation, development and financing through both intensive coursework and field visits. Students will have a chance to:... [-]


Middle East & Conflict Studies

Tel Aviv University
Campus Full time 41 days June 2019 Israel Tel Aviv-Yafo

Students enrolling in this summer program will have the chance to examine the Middle East from an insider’s perspective and gain a nuanced understanding of the key transformations taking place in the region. All courses offer at least one day-long excursion to complement the in-class coursework. [+]

Students enrolling in this summer program will have the chance to examine the Middle East from an insider’s perspective and gain a nuanced understanding of the key transformations taking place in the region. All courses offer at least one day-long excursion to complement the in-class coursework. Students can choose to take two of the following three courses:

History and Memory in Tel Aviv-Jaffa (3 credits) Arab and Israelis: Conflict and Conflict Resolution in the Middle East (3 Credits) Islam Politics & Terror in the Middle East (3 credits)

In addition to coursework, social activities and trips around the country are offered, such as to the North, the Dead Sea, and Jerusalem, and are conducted by our Madrichim. Precise dates for these will be announced closer to the program start date.... [-]


Cyber Security

Tel Aviv University
Campus Full time 25 days June 2019 Israel Tel Aviv-Yafo

For the past three decades, the State of Israel, “The Start-Up Nation,” has maintained its position as a leading powerhouse for cyber security innovation. We invite you to join us as we examine both the world of cyber warfare and security threats as well as the fundamental technologies of cyber security systems, including Cryptology; Hash Function; Crypto-Techniques; Asymmetric Encryption; and much more. [+]

For the past three decades, the State of Israel, “The Start-Up Nation,” has maintained its position as a leading powerhouse for cyber security innovation. We invite you to join us as we examine both the world of cyber warfare and security threats as well as the fundamental technologies of cyber security systems, including Cryptology; Hash Function; Crypto-Techniques; Asymmetric Encryption; and much more.

Additional Opportunities

Our students enrolled in the Cyber Security program also have the unique opportunity to participate in “Cyber Week” which is an annual leading international conference on cybersecurity held at Tel Aviv University. Cyber Week 2018 will occur the week prior to our program start date. The conference offers a unique gathering of cybersecurity experts, bringing together industry leaders, startups, investors, academics, diplomats, and other government officials. Delivering a thought-provoking exchange of knowledge, methods, and ideas, the events of the conference will include roundtables, panels, workshops, forums, BSides, competitions, and more. In the past, Cyber Week has hosted over 5,000 attendees from more than 50 countries. The conference is hosted by the Blavatnik Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Center (ICRC), The Yuval Ne’eman Workshop for Science, Technology, and Security, Tel Aviv University, the Israeli National Cyber Directorate under the Prime Minister’s Office and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.... [-]


Advanced English Program

Tel Aviv University
Campus July 2019 Israel Tel Aviv-Yafo

The program is intended for students who would like to improve their English language skills before beginning their undergraduate or graduate studies at Tel Aviv University or elsewhere. Students should have high intermediate to advanced level proficiency in English (if demand is sufficient, courses will be offered at lower proficiency levels as well). [+]

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The program is intended for students who would like to improve their English language skills before beginning their undergraduate or graduate studies at Tel Aviv University or elsewhere. Students should have high intermediate to advanced level proficiency in English (if demand is sufficient, courses will be offered at lower proficiency levels as well).

The program focuses on reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills in academic contexts. Topics covered include building academic vocabulary, reading more efficiently, writing academic papers, listening to lectures and note-taking, participating in seminar discussions, and delivering oral presentations.

Students will also be guided in library and research skills. The courses are taught by qualified and experienced teachers who specialize in teaching English for academic purposes. The courses are taught in small classes.... [-]


Data Mining and Business Intelligence for Cyber Security Applications Summer Program

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Campus Full time 4 weeks July 2019 Israel Be'er Sheva

The purpose of this unique program is to provide theoretical, practical knowledge and hands-on experience. Students will learn the basic tools of data mining and the utilization of machine learning techniques for solving cybersecurity problems. In addition, students will take part in professional field trips to leading companies, in order to enhance their understanding of data mining and cybersecurity. [+]

Short Description:

The purpose of this unique program is to provide theoretical, practical knowledge and hands-on experience. Students will learn the basic tools of data mining and the utilization of machine learning techniques for solving cybersecurity problems. In addition, students will take part in professional field trips to leading companies, in order to enhance their understanding of data mining and cybersecurity.

Course dates: July 3rd, 2018 - July 31st, 2018

Application deadline: March 6th, 2018

The program will be taught in the English language.

Long Description:

Data Mining and Business Intelligence focuses on automatic data analysis and the extraction of information and knowledge. Over the last few years, data mining has become a crucial factor in the competitive environment and serves organizations at all levels, from operational decisions to the improvement of strategic planning.... [-]


The Institute of Law and Policy Summer Program

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Campus Full time 4 weeks July 2019 Israel Jerusalem

The Institute for Law and Policy is held in cooperation with the Hebrew University Faculty of Law and the Rothberg International School. The Institute is specially designed for overseas students and attorneys and provides an introduction to the stimulating academic environment of The Hebrew University at Mt. Scopus, Jerusalem. An international hub of activity, Jerusalem is a unique backdrop to live, learn and participate in the program’s academic and extra-curricular activities, including field trips, guest lectures, and social activities. [+]

The Institute for Law and Policy is held in cooperation with the Hebrew University Faculty of Law and the Rothberg International School. The Institute is especially designed for overseas students and attorneys and provides an introduction to the stimulating academic environment of The Hebrew University at Mt. Scopus, Jerusalem. An international hub of activity, Jerusalem is a unique backdrop to live, learn and participate in the program’s academic and extra-curricular activities, including field trips, guest lectures and social activities.

The Institute for Law and Policy is designed to provide in-depth analysis of Israel’s most important law and policy challenges on both domestic and international levels. Through discussion and debate, as well as hands-on experiences, field trips to disputed areas, and guest lectures from legal experts, you’ll enhance your understanding of the complex issues confronting Israel in local and international law.... [-]