Hebrew University of Jerusalem Faculty of Law
Are classes taught in English?
While most classes are taught in Hebrew, there are typically between 35 and 60 classes offered in English each academic year. These classes cover a wide range of topics such as Law and Philosophy, Law in Israel, and International Business Law. View the catalog of classes currently offered in English
What are the major strengths of the program?
Hebrew University is well-known for its Law and Philosophy and Human Rights programs.
How many U.S. exchange students are there?
Hebrew University of Jerusalem Faculty of Law will typically host two UCLA Law students per semester (or up to four per academic year), as well as a few students from Georgetown and Stanford. The Faculty of Law also has exchange agreements and partnerships with institutions in Australia, China, Denmark, France, Italy, and more.
What is the term schedule?
The fall semester runs from mid-October to late January. Fall courses for exchange students will typically end in early January. The spring semester runs from late February to mid-June. HU professors and administrators will typically provide some flexibility regarding the course schedule for exchange students in order to accommodate their academic calendars at their home institutions. View the academic calendar for more information.
Where can I get housing?
Student housing is provided to all exchange students in the Student Village. The cost per room is estimated at about $700 per month.
UCLA can provide up to two $935 travel stipends per year to UCLA Law students who participate in an exchange program with the Haifa, Hebrew University, or Tel Aviv law faculties. Students who wish to apply for such a travel stipend should indicate this in their UCLA application letter. Applicants should also state whether they have previously visited Israel. While all students who participate in any of those three exchange programs are eligible for a travel stipend, preference will be given to students who have not previously been to Israel.
The UCLA Y&S Nazarian Center for Israel Studies offers scholarships of up to $3,000 to students studying at one of the UCLA School of Law Partner Schools. More information can be found by visiting: http://international.ucla.edu/israel/studyabroad