Study Abroad Course Offerings and Schedules

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Spring Semester 2023 - Study Abroad Courses

 

All courses, syllabi, dates and times below are subject to cancellation or change.

 

Classroom locations will be posted closer to course start dates. For a schedule of Spring 2023 important dates, including courses start and end dates, please visit our Study Abroad Calendar.

All students are responsible for carefully reading the Spring 2023 TAU International Academic Handbook prior to registering for courses. All the details are located in our Study abroad academic policies page. In this handbook, students will find detailed and essential academic information which they are responsible for understanding regarding courses, TAU academic policies, course registration, important academic deadlines and dates, and more.

TAU International Study Abroad students must enroll in a minimum of 4 courses listed below during each semester (if your home school requires you to enroll in more than 4, you are required to adhere to your home school requirements). Please note that all courses below are worth 3 semester credits unless otherwise noted (as is the case with Hebrew courses and Service Learning courses). Note that Hebrew Ulpan (the pre-term ulpan) is not part of the 4 courses but in addition to the 4 courses.

TAU does not permit, under any circumstances, taking any in-class (including mid or final) exams or final presentations early. When selecting courses, it is thus very important to note below if there is an in-class final (or presentation) as the date and type of exam cannot be changed. Early departures from the program are not approved, nor are early or exception exams or presentations.

All of the BA in the Liberal Arts program courses listed below run on the regular TAU calendar. However, study abroad students who take any of the courses below will be allowed to depart at the same time as any study abroad student and will be able to continue their courses remotely.

Note that the course of the Business & Entrepreneurship program are only available to Business & Entrepreneurship program students.

 

SPRING 2023
Section Name of Course Credits Lecturer Course number Days/ Hours Final
Jewish Studies Contemporary Antisemitism 3 Dr. K Beller 2120.0540.03 Mon/Wed     10:15AM-11:45AM Final Paper
  Contemporary Jewish Issues 3 Dr. M. Gresser 2120.0132.02 Tues/Thurs          10:15AM-11:45AM Final Paper
Art Studies Between Tel Aviv & the World 3 Ayelet Tsabari 2120.1113.03 Mon 14:15-17:45PM Final Paper
Israel Studies Israeli Politics 3 Dr. E Klauber 2120.0112.03 Tues/Thurs             12:15-13:45PM Final take home exam
Middle East Studies History of the Middle East in the Modern Period 3 Dr. B Friedman 2120.0120.01 Tues/Thurs             14:15-15:45PM Final Paper
  Islamic Politics and Terror in the Middle East 3 Prof. Meir Litvak 2120.0240.03 Mon/Wed               12:15-13:45PM Final take home exam
Psychology Psychological Challenges of Families 3 Dr. Ilan Tabak Aviram 2120-0531-03 Tues/Thurs             14:15-15:45PM Final Paper
Business, Management & Economics The Israeli Economy 3 Dr. P. Rivlin 2120.0117.03 Mon/Wed               14:15-15:45PM Final Paper
International Relations/Communication Global Ethics 3 Dr. S. Smila-Sened 2120.0101.02 Mon/Wed               12:15-13:45PM Final Paper
  Ties that bind: Understanding US-Israel Relations 3 Dr. Yoav Fromer 2120.0115.03 Tues 16:15-19:45PM Final Paper
Arabic Modern Standard Arabic (MSA)-Beginner's level 3 Dr. Sarit Pisson 2120.0990.03 Mon/Wed               14:15-15:45PM Final take home exam
Hebrew Hebrew Levels 6 Varies Varies Mon-Thurs               8:30-10:00AM Final In Class exam

 

Business & Entrepreneurship Program Required program courses

The following courses are open only to students who are officially enrolled in the Spring Business and Entrepreneurship Program. In addition, it should be noted that students in this program must take the following two required courses, in addition to two more courses from the list of pre-approved electives.

**Kindly note that courses marked as BA in Liberal Arts program courses, end on June 30, 2023 with exams well into end of July/early August. Students should be made aware that if they are taking courses from this list, they will have to continue remotely until June 30, 2023 their courses and take the final exam at the designated time. Students enrolled in these courses will not be allowed to finish the course early, hand in assignments early, or take their exam at a different date. Students who take these courses should also be aware that grades will come much later in the summer and it will delay their transcripts.

***Also note that housing is NOT provided after study abroad departure date of May 19, 2023. Students who have courses that last until June 30 as per the above, must complete their courses remotely and exams remotely.

SPRING Business & Entrepreneurship Program COURSES 2023-Mandatory courses
Name of Program Name of Course Credits Professor Course number Days/ Hours Final 
Business & Entrepreneurship Program International Finance 3 Prof. Larry Krohn 2120.0535.03 Mon/Wed    16:15-17:45PM Take Home exam
  Professional Communication & Negotiation 3 Dr. Tal Zarankin 2120.0114.03 Tues 12:15-15:45PM In class final
             
SPRING Business & Entrepreneurship Program COURSES 2023-Electives courses
Name of Program Name of Course Credits Professor Course number Days/ Hours Final 
Business & Entrepreneurship Program Global Ethics (See above for syllabus) 3 Dr. S. Smila-Sened 2120.0101.02 Mon/Wed               12:15-13:45PM Final Paper
*BA course The Israeli Economy (see above for syllabus) 3 Dr. P. Rivlin 2120.0117.03 Mon/Wed               14:15-15:45PM Final Paper
*BA course Business Strategy 2 Dr. Nurit Nahum 1662.1144.01 Mon 10AM-12PM Presentation
*BA course Project management 2 Mr. Shlomo Ehrlich 1662.5905.01 Mon 18:00-20:00PM 24 hour take home exam
*BA course Design Thinking 2 Nitzan Waisberg 1662.5919.01 Tues 10:00-12PM Take home exam
Any course from the general study abroad course list            

 

 

 

Voyage to Medicine Program Required program courses

The following courses are mandatory for all Voyage to Medicine students. In addition, students in this program can take another two courses from any of the course lists that we offer. Some options are below. 

*Note that some courses such as the BA in the liberal arts program courses, end on June 30, 2023 with exams well into late July/early August.  These courses cannot be completed remotely therefore the student will be required to stay on campus for the duration of their stay. If you are one of these students, you must make us aware of this while you are applying so we can make sure to confirm housing for the duration of your stay (into the summer).

*Courses listed below are only available for Voyage to medicine students and non-voyage to medicine program students will not be allowed to take any of these courses*

 

Voyage to Medicine Spring 2023-Mandatory courses
Course Name Credits Professor Course number Days Final 
Biomedical Ethics (see above) 3 Dr. S. Smila-Sened     Final take home exam
Circle of Life 3 Prof. & Dr. Roni Maimon     Final paper
           
Voyage to Medicine Spring 2023-Elective courses
Course Name Credits Professor Course number Days Final 
Physical Chemistry-BA course 3 Dr. Assaf Ganoth 1662.1138.01 Sundays 10AM-1PM In class exam
Organic Chemistry-BA course 4 Dr. Roy Weinstain 1662.1137.01 Wednesdays 16:00-18:00PM In class exam
Psychological Challenges of Families (Please see syllabus above)   Dr. Ilan Tabak Aviram 2120-0531-03   Final Paper
Any course from the general study abroad program          

 

 

 

Courses in the BA in Liberal Arts Program

Study abroad students may take courses in the Liberal Arts program. Note that all the BA courses listed below run on the regular TAU calendar. However, study abroad students who take any of the courses below will be allowed to depart at the same time as any study abroad student and will be able to continue their courses remotely. This means you will complete your study abroad courses and continue remotely for until June 30., 2023. All BA courses not listed below (and found directly on the BA site) do not allow for early departure or remote completion; Study abroad students are not guaranteed admission to BA courses found directly on their website and must request special permission from the TAUI Academic Team for consideration.

Please also note that many times classes in Israel are written “to the nearest hour”, meaning you may see a course that meets from 10:15-11:45 written as 10:00-12:00. In this case, the course starts at 10:15, and ends at 11:45. Below we will write the course times as they actually are.

 

 

SPRING BA COURSES 2023
Course Name Professor Credits Course number Days Final 
From Pythagoras to Google Dr. Ori Rotlevy 4 1662.1118.01 Mon/Wed 14:00-16:00PM Paper
Modernity and its discontents Dr. Yoav Fromer 4 1662.1111.01 Mon/Thurs 12:00-14:00PM Paper
Psychopathology Dr. Lisa Law 4 1662.1601.01 Tues/Thus 10:00-12:00PM Paper
Introduction to Greek Philosophy Dr. Amichai Amit 2 1662.1400.01 Thurs 18:00-20:00PM Paper

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