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Jerusalem Studies

Historical Geography (Field Trips) - Fall 2022

Overview

This course aims at providing students coming from different branches of Humanities with basic notions on the history and geography of the Holy Land. Visits of sites will serve as case studies illustrating phenomena such as the encounter between the Semitic and the Hellenic cultures, the transition between the classical civilization and the Islamic world, etc.

Enrollment

Open

Program Dates

Nov 2, 2022 – Feb 10, 2023

Program Length

3 Months

Location

Jerusalem

Courses

Field Trips (Historical Geography)

Total Hours

20 Academic Hours

Schedule

Preparation session: Wednesday 9:00 - 10:30 // Friday all day field trip

Tuition

ILS 1,800

More Information

1. East of the Old City of Jerusalem: Slopes of Mt Olives, Kidron Valley.
2. Nazareth & Sepphoris: Lower Galilee in the Roman-Byzantine periods.
3. South of the Old City of Jerusalem: Kettef Hinnom, Mt Zion.
4. Judean Desert 1: Qumran & Qasr al-Yahud (baptismal site).
5. Judean Desert 2: Byzantine monasteries.
6. Mamluk Jerusalem: Temple Mount and Muslim Quarter.
7. Hebron

Notes:

  • Each unit includes a preparation session and a field trip.
  • The price covers the transportation costs back and forth from the Polis institute when a bus is needed
  • The price does NOT include any meals during the field trips

The dates of the sessions and fields trips are as follows (changes might occur and will be communicated to students):

Preparation session : 02/11/2022 09:00-10:30 - Field trip: 04/11/2022 Full day

Preparation session : 16/11/2022 09:00-10:30 - Field trip: 18/11/2022 Full day

Preparation session : 30/11/2022 09:00-10:30 - Field trip: 02/12/2022 Full day

Preparation session : 14/12/2022 09:00-10:30 - Field trip: 16/12/2022 Full day

Preparation session : 11/01/2023 09:00-10:30 - Field trip: 13/01/2023 Full day

Preparation session : 25/01/2023 09:00-10:00 - Field trip: 27/01/2023 Full day

Preparation session : 08/02/2023 09:00-10:30 - Field trip: 10/02/2023 Full day

Entry Requirements
How to Apply
Fees

Entry Requirements

  • Please send an email to [email protected] to request registration. In the email please provide details about your academic background and about why you are interested in this course.

Admissions

  • Please send an email to [email protected] to request registration. In the email please provide details about your academic background and about why you are interested in this course.

Fees

Registration Fee

ILS 400

Students who have been accepted to a program will be asked to confirm their attendance by paying the registration fee which is part of the total tuition fee for the academic year when they begin their studies.

Early Registration Discount

ILS 200

Discount is available for students who register and pay in full by October 5, 2022.The early registration discount applies only to courses that cost more than 1300 shekels.

Tuition Fee
Field Trips (Historical Geography)
ILS 1800