The Glocal Community-Development Studies program at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem is still accepting applications for the academic year 2015-16.
The Program, now in its fifth cohort, offers an intensive, interdisciplinary and participative approach to the study of international social and economical development. The 18-month program provides tools for the effective translation of academic perspectives into practical know-how conducive to work with communities across the globe. An integral part the program is the semester-long internship with an international NGO, held in the third semester of the program.
Typically comprising more than 10 nationalities, Students to date have comprised of health professionals, economists, agriculture specialists, lawyers, government officials, social workers, and human rights defenders. The program, which is residential, is held in Jerusalem, Israel. Teaching is conducted in English.
Lecturers and tutors include research staff, academics and professionals from the Faculty of Social Science, drawn from a number of disciplines and practices including law, economics, sociology, urban planning, demography, politics and international relations.
Limited scholarships are available for five students from developing countries. These are fully funded scholarships and include tuition fees, accommodation & living expenses for the residential sessions and internship. If you are interested and qualify for this grant please state that you wish to be considered for the Glocal Scholarship in your application.
For further information on the program and the application process please visit our website. If you wish to submit an application by email or have any questions, please contact us: Mr. Ido Benvenisti: firstname.lastname@example.org