June 2nd - July 27th, 2019
The Intensive Hebrew Summer Ulpan brings students from over 40 countries to the University of Haifa to study Hebrew in one of the most effective language learning programs in Israel. The Ulpan is designed for those who want to immerse themselves in an intensive language acquisition experience that is personally enriching as well as academically demanding.The Total Beginners Hebrew Course consists of a four-week session and small classes size of 20 students maximum.
*The opening of the course is dependent on a minimum number of 15 participants.
Classes are held Sundays through Thursdays in the mornings for five academic hours per day, with the possibility of 1-2 Friday morning classes during the session. In addition to learning through textbooks, classes will also involve video sessions, work in the language laboratory, student presentations, and visits to sites on campus such as the Hecht Museum.
In the afternoons students are expected to prepare their homework which should take approximately 3 hours daily. There will be mid-term and final examinations. Each Ulpan session awards 5 academic credits for 100 hours of class work.
For detailed syllabi on each level, see our course catalog. For a list of books used in each level click here.
Students will have the opportunity to participate in a wide range of social activities, including day-trips and cultural events.
The Ulpan is open to all students above the age of 18 who are high school graduates as well as to adult learners. Please click here to begin the application process.