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Polis Celebrates Nine Year Anniversary

Polis Celebrates Nine Year Anniversary

May 12, 2020

Polis was founded on 9 May 2011 by Christophe Rico and other linguists whose goal was to revive the study of the Humanities and increase the teaching of Ancient Languages.

Polis is now accepting scholarship applications

Polis is now accepting scholarship applications

April 28, 2020

Polis - The Jerusalem Institute of Languages and Humanities is offering scholarships of up to 75% for students who want to come and study in Jerusalem.

Announcement to the Public

Announcement to the Public

March 24, 2020

In light of the recent developments, Polis is closely following the Israeli Ministry of Health's instructions. Polis has the utmost concern for the health of students, staff, and the general public.

Presence at International Conferences

Presence at International Conferences

July 10, 2019

During the month of February, I was invited to participate in the Paideia Institute’s annual conference in New York, at Fordham University, where I gave two lectures, the first one […]

Improvements to Our Facilities

Improvements to Our Facilities

July 10, 2019

In the last months we have been working to improve the quality of our facilities. Our Agora (the courtyard connecting the main building and the library at Polis), called so after the […]

The Sumerian Verb: A Workshop for the Non-Sumerian Speaker

The Sumerian Verb: A Workshop for the Non-Sumerian Speaker

January 5, 2017

Professor Wayne Horowitz, who has been working as a Professor of Assyriology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem since 1986, gave an open lecture at Polis Institute on Saturday, the 3rd of December, at 19:00. The topic of the lecture was "The Sumerian Verb: A Workshop for the Non-Sumerian Speaker”, and was given as part of a course in Sumerian that began in Polis on Tuesday, 29 November 2016.