In collaboration with Rice’s Study Abroad Office, the Program in Jewish Studies assists students who wish to spend a semester in Israel. Rice in Israel is open to students from all academic backgrounds (not only to students who wish to focus on Jewish Studies). Rice has academic exchange programs in place with the Rothberg International School at The Hebrew University in Jerusalem in Israel. To learn more, contact the Study Abroad Office (, or ask an advisor of the Program in Jewish Studies.

Available Fall, Spring

The Rothberg International School offers a broad selection of courses for undergraduate and
graduate students. These courses are designed to highlight the rich history, fascinating present
and challenging future of the region. Courses range from Bible to Modern Hebrew Literature,
from ancient Jewish history to modern Arab nationalism. Overseas students from over 70
different countries have been attending the Hebrew University since its earliest days.