Study abroad semester in Israel

Israel is a recent state. It was founded in 1948, prompted by strong Jewish migration. After that, the nation has faced conflicts on the ownership of its land and of the neighboring territories, that still persist even in recent years. Cultural differences are marked between Israel and the surrounding Arab countries. The infrastructure of the country is modern and well-developed. Technological progress is high and so academic research. The climate is Mediterranean in the most populous areas, and desertic in the most remote ones. Life expectancy is among the highest in the world, with 85 years for women and 81 years for men.

What are the best universities in Israel for semester students?

Are you still undecided whether or not Israel might be an appealing destination for you? On wearefreemovers you can find a selection of 2 academic institutions offering you the possibility of spending a semester or a full academic year in Israel. Let’s check some statistics about them.

Here you can see the positioning of the Israelian institutions among the world’s best universities rankings.

NAME QS THE ARWU CWUR CWTS Eduniversal palmes U.S. News & World Report's Best Global Universities Rankings Webometrics
Tel Aviv University 230 191 151-200 152 80 5 172 74
Tel Aviv University - Coller School of Management 230 191 151-200 152 80 5 172 74
IDC Herzliya - Raphael Recanati International School - 601–800 - 1823 - - - -

Tel Aviv University is for sure an excellent institution. Also, its School of Management is highly reputable with 5 Eduniversal palmes of excellence out of 5. IDC Herzliya seems to be a step behind in comparison to the other university.

Costs and fees of studying in Israel

Israel is an expensive country. Monthly costs of living for a single person are above 900€. Here you can find a detail of the various costs that you can encounter in this country. Keep in mind that, as a student, you could have access to various discounts which can include food, travel, and accommodation expenses.

When it comes to university’s fees, Israel is very expensive, with a median 10850€/semester for free mover students.

Which Israelian cities are available for free movers?

Currently there are 2 cities that accept free movers in Israel. Have you ever dreamt of studying in Herzliya or Tel Aviv? Here you can find institutions divided by city: