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  • Locations: Jerusalem, Israel
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Restrictions: USD applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2021 02/22/2021
03/23/2021 10/10/2021 12/24/2021
Spring 2022 09/30/2021 10/15/2021 03/06/2022 06/24/2022

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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language Requirement: None GPA: good academic standing
Disciplines and Core Offered: School of Law Program Advisor: Saviz Fallahian - sfallahian@sandiego.edu
Program Type: Graduate - LAW
Program Description:

Jerusalem is Israel’s largest city in population and area. Located in the Judean Mountains between the Mediterranean Sea and the Dead Sea, it is also one of the oldest cities in the world. Jerusalem offers rich cultural, religious, and historical significance to many around the globe. The Faculty of Law of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem was established in 1949 as the first law school in Israel. The Faculty’s law library is the largest in Israel and boasts several unique collections of Jewish, Israeli and Roman law. 
 
Language Abilities:  Courses are offered in English and Hebrew.  No language other than English is required for participation in this program. Classes instructed in Hebrew end later in the semester.
 
Availability of Program:  Students may attend in either the fall or spring semesters.  Students may not attend the program during their last semester of law school.
 
Academic Calendar: The fall term starts end of October and ends in January. Most exams are take-home assignments that can be completed when you return to the U.S. before Christmas. The spring semester starts mid-March through the end of June.

General Law Courses: Law courses explore international law with an interdisciplinary approach, and a special emphasis on human rights law, intellectual property law and international business law. View 2020-2021 courses offered in English here.

Fact Sheet for 2021-2022.pdf