International Master's in Archeology at Tel Aviv University

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MA in Ancient Israel Studies Archeology and History of the Land of the Bible at Tel-Aviv University


Digging deep into history


Israel may be a small state, but its history and heritage are amongst the oldest and richest in the world. From the ancient kingdoms of Israel and Judah through to the Babylonian and Roman periods, archeological artefacts found throughout Israel tell a fascinating tale of historical, social, financial, geopolitical and cultural traditions.


Tel-Aviv University offers an international master's program in ancient Israel studies, archeology and history of the land of the bible. This program allows students to delve deep into the history of Israel and acquire practical skills in archeological research. The track also includes various tours and excavations, so students can get to know the history of the biblical period in the place it took place.

 

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Study program


During this program students build practical and theoretical skills in archeology and develop modern and ancient language skills, through Hebrew language courses and ancient Egyptian studies. The students discuss the rich history of the Old Testament and focus on periods between late second millennium BCE and the Roman Period.


Duration and structure


Students can choose between a one year program without a thesis or a two year track with a thesis. There is also a one year track of credited courses for PhD students available. All programs are taught in English and are especially designed for international students.


In addition to theoretical studies, students take part in field work and practical experience in archeology. They participate in guided tours to various excavation sites across Israel, such as Caesarea, Beit Shemesh, Hazor, Megiddo and Ramat Rachael.


Courses


History of the land of Israel
Field Archeology
Early 'Israelite' Religion
Archeology of Jerusalem
State formations in the Near East
Geopolitical landscape of Canaan
Judah in the Persian Period
The Roman Army


Admission requirements


This track is targeted at students from a wide variety of academic fields; it accepts candidates with a bachelor's degree in subjects such as archeology, ancient linguistics, history, theology and biblical studies. The required GPA is 3 and above (a grade of 80%).In addition they need to present a score of at least 7.0 in the IELTS exam or a grade in the TOEFL proficiency test - 89 in the internet based exam, 230 in the computer based test or 573 in the paper based test.

 

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Accreditation


Graduates of this program receive a master's MA degree in archeology and history of the land of the bible from Tel-Aviv University.

 

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