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Middlebury School in Israel: Beer-Sheva
Beer Sheva, Israel (Outgoing Program)
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|Program Sponsor:||Middlebury Schools Abroad|
|Program Dates & Deadlines:||Click here to view|
|Program Type:||Middlebury Schools Abroad||Program Sponsor:||Middlebury Schools Abroad|
|Language of Instruction:||Hebrew||Language Prerequisite:||2 semesters of college-level instruction with a 'B' average in language coursework|
|GPA (cumulative):||2.67||Minimum Language GPA:||3.0|
|Minimum Major GPA:||3.0||Internships Available:||Yes|
|Excursions:||Yes||Housing Type:||Homestay, University Residence Hall|
|Midd. Financial Aid:||Yes||Advisor:||Bill Mayers|
|Subjects Offered:||Hebrew, Hebrew Literature, History, Middle Eastern Studies, Political Science|
|Middlebury School in Israel|
The School in Israel is located in Beer Sheva, in the heart of the Negev desert in southern Israel. One of the world’s oldest cities, Beer Sheva dates back 6,000 years and its inhabitants have ranged from nomads and Romans to Ottomans.
Located in an area rich with Biblical and archeological history, the city is now a modern regional capital with a population of about 185,000, including a large number of Russian and Ethiopian Jews who arrived in the 1990s.
The School in Israel is affiliated with Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, a premier research institution renowned for its strong academics and teaching, as well as for its local and international ties.
|Dates / Deadlines:|
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Calendar Year||2017||10/01/2016 **||Rolling Admission||TBA||TBA|
|Spring||2017||10/01/2016 **||Rolling Admission||03/05/2017||06/25/2017|
|NOTE: Do not purchase a plane ticket until official program dates are available on the School in Israel calendar. Middlebury undergraduates must apply by February 1, 2016.|
** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants who apply in the fall or winter will be notified on February 15th of the academic year preceeding study abroad. Applicants whose applicaitons are completed after February 15th (or anytime in the fall, if they are applying to study abroad during the following spring semester) will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline. Some Schools Abroad will fill before the deadline.