May 28 – June 7, 2016
All full time faculty at any level or in any discipline may apply.
Applicants must have a current passport which expires no earlier than December 7, 2016.
Air, room, & board
January 18, 2016
FACULTY FELLOWSHIP SUMMER INSTITUTE IN ISRAEL 2016
The Faculty Fellowship Summer Institute in Israel is a competitive academic
fellowship that invites full-time university and college faculty members to
apply to participate in a two-week Summer Fellowship in Israel.
The Program seeks to link scholars from diverse disciplines with their Israeli
counterparts at major institutions for the purpose of initiating exchanges and
The program will be enhanced with participants meeting with professionals
and experts involved in government, industry, education, media and other
sectors to understand the many facets of Israel's evolving national and
international policies.. Participants will gain a deeper awareness of the many
challenges faced by the country and the creativity, spirit and ingenuity that
Israelis bring to tackling these issues.
To provide a dynamic and academically productive experience, the program will
highlight several key categories:
- Academic Exchange, Networking and Collaboration:
This is the central focus of this fellowship. Participants will engage in unique
opportunities to partake in cross-cultural academic and professional dialogues
and exchanges with colleagues in specific disciplines at leading Israeli
- Science and Technology: Expand collaborative
academic ties and gain insight into Israeli advances in science, information,
medical and pharmaceutical technologies and how these developments are playing
a role in shaping the future of the region.
- History: Explore how the history of the region
continues to shape contemporary issues.
- Society: Observe the many faces of Israel
– its heterogeneous and complex population with historical connections
to many faiths and traditions, that is rarely portrayed in its complexity.
- Economy: See why many argue that the future of
peace in the region begins with the economic alliances that are being built
- Politics, Diplomacy and the Media: The politics
of the region are the subject of intense debate in mainstream media and of
intellectual dialogue in our classrooms. Get a close-up look at political
discourse on the ground and the role of the media.
- Culture: Art reflects life, and Israel is no
exception. See ways in which the drama of the region plays out on stage,
screen and in literature.
- Law, Democracy and Human Rights: Debate and
discuss the development of Israel as a democracy that is committed to principles
of transparency, human rights and the rule of law within the framework of the
contemporary Middle East.
All information is subject to change.
In Partnership with: