Overview - The Summer Institute

The Summer Institute in Environmental Studies
The Porter School of Environmental Studies offers a Summer Institute for current students of environmental studies and professionals who are interested in supplemental coursework in sustainability topics.  
The topics covered in the courses provide students with a multidisciplinary insight into environmental topics, and bring Israel's unique geographic and geopolitical setting into the discourse.
Qualified candidates who join the program are able to join the master's students on field trips and other special events.

The next Summer Institute will be offered July 8 to August 24 2018.


The program includes:

  • Field trips
  • Two academic credits for each course
  • Health Insurance
  • Library Fees



  • Sustainability and the City
  • Solid Waste Production and Management
  • Problems of Globalization in the third world: Effects on women and the environment


Who should apply?

  • Graduate and post-graduate students 
  • Advanced undergraduate students
  • Qualified professionals



Application fee: 60 USD
Program fee: 2400 USD - Includes two courses (4 credit hours), health insurance, library fees, student service fees and special programming
Tuition: 500 USD per each additional credit hour



Students receive 2 credits for each course (minimum 4 credits).



Tel Aviv University is an accredited institution and is recognized worldwide. 

For FFELP purposes, Tel Aviv University is registered with the Department of Education (Title IV Code 008373-00 or electronic G08373).
In Israel, Tel Aviv University is accredited by the Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education. The University maintains study-abroad agreements with many top academic institutions in the United States. 



Limited number of dorm rooms are available for program participants for additional cost. For further inquiries about dorms contact Lilach Beylis.

Ready to apply? Follow the Application Instruction


Still have questions? Email or call us!

tel. +972-3-640-6616


* course topics subject to change

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