Study Abroad in Israel*

 Wintersession

December 2014

Note: Deadline for applications is October 1

Program Details

Application (PDF)

Housing and Transportation

Arrangements with the Hayarkon 48 Hostel in Tel Aviv have been made for budget accommodations for students, as well as daily transportation from the hostel to the Haim Striks School of Law. Students must notify the Program Director of their interest in housing prior to October 15, 2014. After that date, they will have to make their own arrangements for housing and transportation.

The cost of the program is independent of student housing costs and daily expenses. Estimated housing costs for students who stay at Hayarkon 48 is $50/day. Estimated food costs are also $50/day.    

Tuition and Fees

Course materials and admission and transportation to sponsored field trips are covered by tuition and fees.

Students will be responsible for travel to and from Israel, housing, daily transportation to and from Haim Striks School of Law, and personal expenses, which will include food and public transportation.

$2,630 - per student for the two credit hours available for the program
     $25 - application fee
   $100 - course materials
     $50 - opening dinner
$2,805 - total (airfare is not included)

Checks or money orders should be made payable to Western New England University School of Law.

Harold Grinspoon Foundation Grants

Jewish students from western Massachusetts or the southern Vermont counties of Windham or Bennington may qualify for a grant to supplement the program's tuition. Learn more at the Harold Grinspoon Foundation.

Student Policies

  • Nondiscrimination
    Western New England University is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in education and employment. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, creed, national origin, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, genetics, or disability in admission to, access to, treatment in, or employment in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquires regarding the nondiscrimination policies: Executive Director of Human Resources, Western New England University, 1215 Wilbraham Road, Springfield, MA 01119-2684. Inquires concerning the application of nondiscrimination policies may also be referred to the Regional Director, Office of Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, J.W. McCormack P.O.C.H., Room 222, Boston MA 02109-4557.

  • Disabilities
    Facilities at the HaimStriks School of Law and throughout Israel are accessible to many individuals with disabilities.  Please notify the Program Director for any specific accommodations necessary for the student’s full enjoyment of the program and facilities. 

  • Refunds
    Students who wish to withdraw from the program must notify the Program Director in writing as early as possible. Refunds will paid within 20 days of withdrawal. Students who withdraw before the first day of the program,for any reason other than for changes made in the course offerings or for reasons relating to safety as determined by the U.S. State Department, may receive a 50 percent credit of charged tuition for a future wintersession program. Thereafter, refund for tuition is prorated on a daily basis after deduction of the 50 percent credit charged for tuition. After 50 percent of the program is completed, there is no tuition refund. Students who withdraw prior to the commencement of the program either because of significant changes in the course offering or based on a change in the U.S. State Department Travel Warning status will receive a full refund of all monies advanced to Western New England University within twenty (20) days after their withdrawal.  If a student is permitted to withdraw for reasons relating to a warning issued by the Department of State during the course of the program, or if the program is terminated, that student will be refunded fees paid to Western New England University. 

  • Cancellation or other changes
    The program could be cancelled for insufficient enrollment or if, at the discretion of Western New England University School of Law, the program ought to be cancelled for security-related concerns. 

    If significant changes in the course offerings or other aspects of the program occur,  those changes will be communicated promptly to any registrant who has paid a deposit or registered for the program and students will be permitted to withdraw. A full refund of all fees and tuition will paid within 20 days of withdrawal. 

    In the event of cancellation, Western New England University School of Law will communicate directly with admitted students by phone or email as soon as possible following the cancellation determination. A full refund of all fees and tuition will paid within 20 days of cancellation. In addition, the program director will use best efforts to make arrangements for each enrolled student to attend a similar program, if available.

Important Dates

October 1, 2014: Application due
October 15, 2014: First deposit due (including notification of interest in housing and daily transportation)
December 1, 2014: Final fees due
December Wintersession: Classes begin

For More Information

Professor Jennifer Levi

Western New England University School of Law
Office of Admissions - Israel Program
1215 Wilbraham Rd.
Springfield, MA 01119-2684

toll free: 1-800-782-6665
local: 1-413-782-1406
fax: 1-413-796-2067
email: IsraelProgram@law.wne.edu

*This program is approved by the ABA.

Brochure (PDF):

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Application (PDF)

Study Abroad in Israel (main page)

Program Details:
Housing and Transportation
Tuition and Fees
Student Policies
Important Dates
Contact Information

State Department Travel Information

Israeli student visa information

Important Dates

October 1, 2014: Application due
October 15, 2014: First deposit due (including notification of interest in housing and daily transportation)
December 1, 2014: Final fees due
December Wintersession: Classes begin

For More Information

Professor Jennifer Levi

Western New England University School of Law
Office of Admissions - Israel Program
1215 Wilbraham Rd.
Springfield, MA 01119-2684

toll free: 1-800-782-6665
local: 1-413-782-1406
fax: 1-413-796-2067
IsraelProgram@law.wne.edu

*This program is approved by the ABA.