Bar-llan University’s (BIU) Study Abroad program offers a memorable semester or year experience where students enjoy unique course offerings while being immersed into Israel’s rich culture, history, and social community.
Ranked among the top 2% of all universities worldwide, BIU is a diverse campus where students from across the globe are welcomed. This allows for a special opportunity where students meet and learn from peers, all sharing their international knowledge and perspective. Study-abroad students benefit from a global community along with experiencing the Israeli culture.
BIU’s Study-abroad students gain a special academic and personal experience, where in addition to classroom learning, a wide variety of social activities and opportunities for excursions are also offered – giving students a fascinating learning adventure outside the classroom.
*All courses are for the 2022-2023 calendar year and are subject to change.
*All courses require BIU administration approval prior to enrollment.
*Some courses require prerequisite courses to be taken. Upon noting interest in a course, the student will be advised if a prerequisite is required.
Forefront of Innovation & Technology – Recognized as the “Start-Up Nation”, Israel is ranked the 3rd most innovative country in the world.
Vibrant Social Life – Ranked the world’s 11th happiest country, social community, activity, and a feeling of belonging are part of the DNA of the country.
Fascinating Culture & History – With over 4,000 years of history, find yourself in the heart of a diverse, dynamic, and constantly developing culture.
Travel & Landscape – From visiting world-famous historical sites to floating in the Dead Sea, from hiking in the beautiful Sea of Galilee region or the Negev Desert to marveling at the Baha’i Gardens in Haifa, from skiing in the Golan to enjoying a sunset on a Tel Aviv beach, Israel is packed with a wealth of attractions.
* If you are from a non-English-speaking country and have not studied at an institution of higher education where the language of instruction is English, you are required to take an English proficiency exam. Equivalent Cambridge or IELTS scores are also acceptable.
Application Deadline & Starting Dates
Deadline for applying for Fall semester: July 1, 2023
Deadline for applying for Spring semester: December 1, 2023
See the academic calendar for Fall & Spring start & end dates here.
US $8,000 for one semester (Fall or Spring); US $12,000 for two semesters (Fall & Spring)
Includes application fee and processing; tuition for up to four courses; dormitory accommodation; participation in international student social activities; and a designated field trip.