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Jerusalem Summer

Middle East & North Africa
Student Year
Freshman, Sophomore, Junior
Courses Offered By
College of Arts and Letters, College of Engineering, College of Science, Keough School of Global Affairs, Mendoza College of Business
2024 Program Dates: May 19 - June 30

The University of Notre Dame at Tantur (UNDT) is the home of the Jerusalem Global Gateway undergraduate program and the Tantur Ecumenical Institute. UNDT is located just outside of the Old City of Jerusalem and Bethlehem making it easy to visit the number of significant cultural, historical, and biblical sites surrounding it. Jerusalem is a mosaic of cultures and nationalities, peoples and neighborhoods, and interesting architecture. Christian, Muslim, and Jewish traditions intermingle and contrast throughout the city displaying its vibrant character. Its churches, mosques, and synagogues reflect the varied and rich history that this city has experienced, and you will easily be immersed in the sights, sounds, and beauty of Jerusalem.

You will experience the depth and complexity of life in Jerusalem, both as a site of historical and religious significance and as a site of contemporary political conflict. You will be challenged to deepen your worldview through engagement with a wide variety of perspectives. Beyond your coursework, you will have the opportunity to work with local NGO’s and engage with local religious, political, and civil societies leaders. You will also have the opportunity to traverse much of the Holy Land with excursions visiting holy sites in Bethlehem, exploring the Galilee region, and learning from the many personal encounters with locals who can share their stories.

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