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Has your university been moved online?
Bring your studies to Israel!

Continue your academic studies from Tel Aviv or Jerusalem and
join a diverse community of students and a return to college life.

NEW!! Remote Study Israel (RSI)

ABOUT REMOTE STUDY ISRAEL:

Remote Study Israel (RSI) was designed to enrich undergraduate students whose studies have been moved online, with an academic experience abroad like no other. Take advantage of this rare opportunity in time to continue your studies, explore Israel, and reclaim your campus experience.

How it works:

  • Length: 4-Months (January 11, 2021 – May 12, 2021)
  • Location: Tel Aviv or Jerusalem
  • Logistics: We provide your Israeli entry permit and visa, health insurance, accommodation, security, guidance, and more
  • Educational Activities: Engaging cultural programming and communal engagement
  • Grants & Scholarships: Masa funding is provided for all Remote Study Israel students!
  • Weekly Schedule: The program schedule is designed with your school’s time zone in mind to allow you to take a full day of classes
  • Eligibility: Must be Masa-eligible, 18-22 years old, and from the United States, Canada, UK & other selected countries.

Remote Study Israel – Sample Week Schedule

  Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Shabbat
Morning RSI Day: Field Trips, Seminars, and More! Hebrew Ulpan   Hebrew Ulpan Volunteer   Shabbat Experience or Free Weekend
Afternoon Individual Remote Study Individual Remote Study Individual Remote Study Individual Remote Study Individual Remote Study
Evening Social / Cultural Activity

WHAT’S INCLUDED?

ACADEMICS & COLLEGE LIFE
 
  • Reclaim your Campus Experience: Live with your peers in a central location!
  • Urban Israeli Living: Get the best of what living in Jerusalem or Tel Aviv has to offer.
  • Networking: Meet people your age from different universities
  • Continue your University Studies: The program schedule is designed to compliment your school’s time zone so you can continue your online classes
CULTURAL PROGRAMMING
 
  • Hebrew Course: Learn conversational Hebrew twice a week
  • Trips: Travel throughout Israel and explore the country!
  • Contemporary Israel: Delve into Israel today and the challenges that it faces
  • Positive Impact Initiatives: Immerse yourself in Israeli society by volunteering once a week through various partnerships within the community

 

OPERATIONAL
 
  • Accommodations: Located in the heart of the city, fully furnished apartments in Jerusalem or modern dorms in Tel Aviv; includes all utility expenses, security & housing fees.
  • Medical Insurance: Full coverage for new illnesses and injuries, including COVID-19; additional coverage available for pre-existing conditions
  • Entrance Permit & Visa: Official documentation to legally stay in Israel for the duration of the program
  • Staff Support: 24/7 Staff Support to assist you while in Israel

Dates:


January 11, 2021 – Arrival in Israel
February 14 – 15, 2021 – Presidents’ Day Trip
March 26 – April 3, 2021 – Passover Vacation
May 12, 2021 – Program Concludes  

 

PROGRAM FEES AND SCHOLARSHIPS:


Application Fee – $100
Tuition – $9,990
Masa Grant/Scholarship – Minimum of $1000 for all qualified applicants

Payment Schedule:


$100 Application Fee (non-refundable)
$2500 Deposit – Due by November 1, 2020
Tuition Balance – Due December 25, 2020

 

Cancellation Policy:

If you cancel for any reason:

  • Tuition is fully refundable until December 1, 2020.
  • After December 1, 2020, $1000 is non-refundable.
  • After December 25, $2500 is non-refundable.
  • After the commencement of the program, tuition is non-refundable.

 

If the applicant’s university cancels their remote study framework:

  • Tuition is fully refundable until December 25, 2020.
  • After December 25, 2020, exceptions will be made on a case by case basis.

Addresses:

Aardvark Israel Tel Aviv:
40 Levinsky Street, 2nd Floor
Tel Aviv 6610910
Aardvark Israel Jerusalem:
3 Ezrat Yisrael Street
Jerusalem 9462503
Statement on COVID-19

Click here for our response to COVID-19 and our extended refund policy for August 2020 Programs

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