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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English Areas of Study: History
Program Type: *UWL-Faculty-Led Program* Credits: 4
Application Fee: 50
Program Description:
Perched at the crossroads of world history for centuries, Israel/Palestine is an exciting and safe destination for all.  It is the spiritual home to Jews, Christians, and Muslims alike.  Soul-stirring and compelling, this region of the world will both entertain and educate you. 
Some of the best sight-seeing in the world, including the Church of the Holy Sepulcher, Western Wall, and Al-Aqsa mosque.  Trace the steps of Jesus and visit the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem.   Stroll through restored Ottoman-era lanes, lined with galleries and cafes.
Enjoy a feast of Mediterranean delights, from fresh olives to pomegranates to grape leaves. Devour hot pita bread with humus, falafel and minced lamb.
This region of the world is central to anyone concerned about peace.  The state of Israel was founded to provide refuge for some of history’s most persecuted people.  Jerusalem is home to the world’s three major monotheistic religions.  A visit to the region will tune you in to critical international issues.
This three week (June 1-19, 2018), 4-credit program will expose students to some salient issues in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. No foreign language experience is necessary. Students will learn about the history and culture of the Holy Land, as well as engage in timely and critical discussions about peace, human rights, and conflict-resolution.Students will also complete a service learning project.

What to expect:
  • Jerusalem Old City Tour
  • Visit to the Holocaust Museum
  • Meetings with international human rights organization
  • Overnight in Bethlehem
  • Swim in the Dead Sea and Mediterranean
  • Volunteer experience

Dr. Heidi Morrison - Associate Professor of History
TBD - check back soon!
Important Flight Information:
  • All students on Faculty-led Programs are required to book through Fox World Travel - UW System Mandate for University Sponsored Programs for flights to and from the U.S. to the program site location.
  • IEE will either provide a booking code OR setup and pre-pay for flights then post to students' WINGS account at the time of regular summer billing
  • Specific booking parameters will be set to ensure students arrive and depart at the appropriate times
  • Airline miles can be used when booking with FWT

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2020 03/01/2020 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.