PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONThis three-week seminarpresented by the University of Notre Dame with two session optionsoffers students an intensive exploration of the issues of the Holy Land through an examination of its faiths and peoples. This program is situated at Notre Dames Jerusalem Global Gateway, which is located between Jerusalem and Bethlehem.
Notre Dame students as well as students enrolled in a US college or university are invited to apply.
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PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS Learn about the people and significant places of the
Holy Land in a seminar course titled Three Faiths, Two Peoples: Jews, Christians, and Muslims in the Holy Land.
Travel throughout the Holy Land and see such sites as:
Sea of Galilee
Aida Refugee Camp
Dead Sea and Qumran
FOR MORE INFORMATIONKathleen OpelDirector, Study AbroadNotre Dame Internationalstudyabroad@nd.edu574-631-5882
TO APPLYVisit international.nd.edu/study-abroad
SESSION 1: MAY 17 TO JUNE 7, 2016 SESSION 2: JULY 17 TO AUGUST 7, 2016
ELIGIBILITY AND COURSE REQUIREMENTS Must have completed freshman year
Must be in good academic standing and in compliance with the standards of conduct at Notre Dame or home institution
Students participating in the program will take THEO 24846: Three Faiths, Two Peoples, a course that counts as a second theology requirement at Notre Dame.
HOUSING AND MEALSStudents will live at the Jerusalem Global Gateway in shared apartments or suites. Meals will be provided at the Gateway and off site on travel days.
PROGRAM FEE ($4500) INCLUDES
3 Notre Dame credits
Room and meals (three meals per day)
All program academic outings and activities including entrance to sites
On-site program support from Notre Dame
HTH international health and emergency evacuation insurance
PROGRAM FEE DOES NOT INCLUDE
Airfare (approx. $1200)
Personal spending money
IMPORTANT DATESSESSION 1Application deadline: March 1Depart US on May 16Arrive in Jerusalem on May 17Leave Jerusalem on June 7
SESSION 2Application deadline: March 1Depart US: July 16Arrive in Jerusalem: July 17Leave Jerusalem: August 7
Robert O. Smith is an ordained Lutheran pastor with long-standing professional and academic engagement with the Middle East and North Africa. Oxford University Press published his first monograph, More Desired than Our Owne Salvation: The Roots of Christian Zionism, in 2013. He holds concurrent appointments in Notre Dames Department of Theology and Keough School of Global Affairs.
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