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  • Fall Hebrew Semester
    ​October 11, 2021 - December 16, 2021
  • Winter Intensive Ulpan
    ​January 16, 2022 - February 10, 2022
  • Spring Hebrew Semester
    ​Applications will open in October


Deadline to Apply: 
Fall Hebrew Semester: August 15, 2021
Winter Intensive Ulpan: November 15, 2021

Learning format: On-Campus 

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Tel Aviv University International reserves the right to cancel any of the programs below due to low registration.


The program will be operating on campus from Fall 2021. Should anything change with regards to the Ministry of Health regulations, we will advise all of our students. Please also note that the current regulations, as of September 2021, state that ALL students who arrive in Israel must be vaccinated. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us.  




Program Overview

Our Hebrew language courses provide students with the essential introduction to Israel and one of the main languages spoken in the country, while using geography, environment, history and culture events to learn.

Your new skills will give you the confidence to discuss the Non-Stop City that is Tel Aviv. These courses are open to current and incoming TAU students, professionals, and new immigrants (olim).

We offer Summer Intensive Hebrew Ulpan in June and August and a Winter Intesive Hebrew Ulpan in January. These are meant for all levels (each is a 4-week course), as well as a 10-11-week course offered both in the Fall and Spring semesters. All courses provided will offer 6 credits.

If you are enrolled in a study abroad semester or year program at TAU International, then Hebrew Ulpan is a mandatory component for all students. We recognize all levels and ask that students complete a placement exam so we can successfully place each student where they belong. Students with a more advanced level (defined as Level 8 or above) can be exempt from the mandatory Ulpan component. For further information, please check out our curriculum page.


Student Testimonials


Kristen Maiocco, USA

The Hebrew Summer Long Ulpan was the perfect introduction to Israel - and especially Tel Aviv. I feel way more confident navigating around the city knowing how to read and even use a bit of slang! Classes are definitely rigorous, but I got to make friends from all over the world and test my Hebrew skills at the beach!




Want to read more student experiences? Click here.


Visa Questions

Students who are taking a single course at TAU (who are not enrolled in an official program) may be denied a student visa by their local Israeli Consulate because the course is not classified as an official program (this primarily refers to the Fall or Spring semester Hebrew Language course).

The official Summer and Winter Ulpan may be treated differently as they are intensive programs. Note that TAU does not provide specific visa guidance. For any questions, we recommend that you check with your local Israeli consulate.


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