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Join Polis

The variety and uniqueness of the academics at Polis have attracted students and scholars—experts in the humanities, classics, and languages—to Jerusalem. Come and join one of the language courses, graduate programs, or study with Polis abroad and online.

Graduate Admissions

Students who are interested in graduate-level education can pursue programs in Ancient Philology and Near Eastern Languages. Polis also offers Fluency programs that are geared towards mastering a particular language using the Polis Method.

MA in Ancient Philology

Enrollment:

Open

Length:

2 Years

Location:

Jerusalem

Certificate in Second Language Teaching Methodology

Enrollment:

Open

Length:

1 Year

Location:

Jerusalem

MA in Near Eastern Languages

Enrollment:

Open

Length:

2 Years

Location:

Jerusalem

One-Year Program in Ancient Philology

Enrollment:

Open

Length:

1 Year

Location:

Jerusalem

One-Year Program in Near Eastern Languages

Enrollment:

Open

Length:

1 Year

Location:

Jerusalem

Jerusalem

Language Courses

Polis offers a variety of ancient and modern language courses at the heart of Jerusalem. All courses are taught using the Polis Method, where students are immersed in the target language.

Theoretical Courses

Enrollment:

Open

Location:

EU Time, Jerusalem, US Time

Latin

Enrollment:

Open

Length:

4 Months

Location:

EU Time, Jerusalem

Coptic

Enrollment:

Open

Length:

4 Months

Location:

EU Time, Jerusalem

Classical Syriac

Enrollment:

Open

Length:

4 Months

Location:

EU Time, Jerusalem

Ancient Greek

Enrollment:

Open

Length:

4 Months

Location:

EU Time, Jerusalem, US Time

Biblical Hebrew

Enrollment:

Open

Length:

4 Months

Location:

EU Time, Jerusalem, US Time

Modern Hebrew

Enrollment:

Open

Length:

4 Months

Location:

EU Time, Jerusalem, US Time

Spoken Arabic

Enrollment:

Open

Length:

4 Months

Location:

EU Time, Jerusalem, US Time

Modern Standard Arabic

Enrollment:

Open

Length:

4 Months

Location:

Jerusalem

Rome // United States

International Programs Admissions

Language courses—along with methodology seminars—are offered throughout Europe and America. Interested students are encouraged to apply to Polis international programs and thus experience the Polis Method near home.

Rome Program

Enrollment:

Closed

Length:

3 Weeks

Location:

Rome

Online Courses Application

Although the Polis Method works best with face-to-face learning, the Polis Institute also takes advantage of technology to democratize language learning: everyone, from across the globe, can learn ancient and modern languages with the Polis Method. Polis offers online courses through live video-call sessions, utilizing every tool possible to immerse students in the foreign language at the convenience of their very home.

Theoretical Courses

Enrollment:

Open

Location:

EU Time, Jerusalem, US Time

Latin

Enrollment:

Open

Length:

4 Months

Location:

EU Time, Jerusalem

Coptic

Enrollment:

Open

Length:

4 Months

Location:

EU Time, Jerusalem

Classical Syriac

Enrollment:

Open

Length:

4 Months

Location:

EU Time, Jerusalem

Ancient Greek

Enrollment:

Open

Length:

4 Months

Location:

EU Time, Jerusalem, US Time

Biblical Hebrew

Enrollment:

Open

Length:

4 Months

Location:

EU Time, Jerusalem, US Time

Modern Hebrew

Enrollment:

Open

Length:

4 Months

Location:

EU Time, Jerusalem, US Time

Spoken Arabic

Enrollment:

Open

Length:

4 Months

Location:

EU Time, Jerusalem, US Time