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Save the Date - Cohort 8 Graduation Event

Save the Date - Cohort 8 Graduation Event

March 13, 2019

Glocal is happy to update on the upcoming event for the graduation of cohort 8 of our students. The graduation event will take place on Wednesday the 13th March 2019, from 15:00 till 18:30,  in Beit Meirsdorf Building in the Mount Scopus Campus in Jerusalem. We cordially invite all families, alumni, partners and those interested in Glocal to attend. The event will be an occasion to hear from the students about their experiences in the field and congratulate them on finishing their degree.

Cohort 9 fieldwork experience in South Tel-Aviv

January 14, 2019

The fieldwork experience in South Tel-Aviv has remained the central feature of the Glocal Qualitative Research Methods course since 2015. This year, teams of 4-6 students spent two days conducting pilot research with refugee and asylum-seeker community South Tel-Aviv.  In preparation, student groups were matched with local “hosts” (individuals or organizations), and/or were assigned public spaces in which to conduct participant observation.

Glocal participation in the Pears Challenge 2019

Glocal participation in the Pears Challenge 2019

January 7, 2019

Glocal's students and staff were happy to participate in the Pears Challenge 2019.  Glocal's cohort 9 students Genevive Ogan Estacaan and Tatenda Probert Malan, together with Glocal teacher Imri Schattner-Ornan gave a talk in the Jerusalem launch event about their expeirence of working with Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH) related issues in various situations and gave examples from their fieldwork in Bangladesh, Ethiopia and South Sudan.

Welcome cohort 9

Welcome cohort 9

October 15, 2018

Glocal is happy to welcome our 9th Cohort.

The 9th Glocal cohort started their classes today. This is the largest Glocal cohort so far, with 29 students from ten different countries including Israel, Palestine, Zambia, Uganda, Argentina, Mexico, Nigeria, the Phillippines, the US and Zimbabwe!

Glocal recruits a new Marketing and Students Coordinator

Glocal recruits a new Marketing and Students Coordinator

September 16, 2018

Glocal is a unique MA program at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, which aspires to train young practitioners in the development field, focusing on working with disadvantaged communities around the world. The program brings together academic and practical training in the developing world.

Job description and responsibilities:

Glocal brand new offices!

Glocal brand new offices!

June 12, 2018

The Glocal program's offices have been relocated to the shining and new floor in the Social Sciences Faculty in Mount Scopus. The new offices (next to the Psychology labs) have ample sunlight, a balcony and an amazing view of Jerusalem. This is a major improvement compared to our old rooms. Glocal now also has a new meeting room that can also be used by our students and visiting lecturers. 

Open Day - Glocal

Open day at the Hebrew University: Come and meet our MA program in International Development!

May 14, 2018

If you are an individual with a global perspective on the one hand, and an appreciation for local solutions on the other, come join Glocal, an MA in International Development, which offers a unique opportunity to gain development experience and to participate in advancing communities both around the world and in Israel.