Hebrew Course for Beginners

Bar-Ilan University’s International School and the Department of Hebrew and Semitic Languages are launching the “Hebrew Course for Beginners” – Hebrew language classes via Zoom, starting on November 25, 2020.

The “Hebrew Course for Beginners” is open to anyone who wishes to learn Hebrew, young or old. This basic Hebrew course will focus on oral and written expression in contemporary Hebrew.

Graduates will receive an “Ulpan A” graduation certificate from Bar-Ilan University’s Department of Hebrew Language.

Graduates will also be offered the option of a semester or summer in Israel during which they’ll be able to study other programs, including the Level B Hebrew Course, at a special price through Bar-Ilan University’s International School.

Hebrew Course for Beginners: Information


Level A. Students do not speak or write Hebrew at all.

Type of Program

Spoken and written Hebrew, including reading comprehension and grammar at a basic level.


Annual course (three semesters) – November 2020 to June 2021. First semester starts November 25, 2020.


Three academic hours on Zoom once a week. Wednesdays from 19:00-21:30 (Israel Time) Use this time converter to check the time in your country.


Approx. $960 per participant for the full program.


All course lecturers are from Bar-Ilan University and have years of experience teaching Hebrew with extensive knowledge of teaching online.

If you’re interested in joining this innovative new program, please email us at Students.Exchange@biu.ac.il