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Come study and enjoy 2 weeks of sunny winter
in Tel-Aviv and get 3 UMD credits!

Winter is a great time to enjoy Tel Aviv and be part of its vibrant and unique culture, fusing Mediterranean ambiance, Jewish tradition, and Israel’s dynamic new Hebrew-based society into an exuberant whole. 

See and experience art, movies, architecture, music, painting, sculpture, theater (translated into English), street life, open-air markets, the beach, excursions, museums, libraries and more!

Check out pictures from past Study Abroad trips to Tel Aviv….

For more information & registration:

Study Abroad Website
Contact the Faculty Director, Pnina Peri:

Program Cost

The program fee includes tuition, lodging, breakfast and lunch, a welcome and farewell dinner, in country transportation, activity fees in Israel and the $250 UM Education Abroad Fee. 

Students will be responsible for any personal expenses, most dinners, airport taxes and transfers, as well as the international airfare to Israel.

Scholarships available!

Participants may be eligible for scholarships from the Isadore and Bertha Gudelsky Memorial Scholarship Fund, which range from $500-$1500.  To apply for this scholarship, click here to download the application.

The University of Maryland Education Abroad office also offers a number of partial scholarships (between $500 and $1,000) to students planning to study abroad. Most are based on a combination of financial need and academic achievement.  To apply for this scholarship, click here to apply online.

Scholarship Deadlines:

  • Gudelsky Scholarship materials need to be completed and turned into the Jewish Studies office by Monday, October 15th to be considered.
  • Education Abroad Scholarship applications must be completed online Monday, October 15th to be considered. 

Application Deadlines:
To apply for this study abroad program, click here complete your online application

  • Deadline to apply is Monday, October 15th

Click here to view the brochure


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