Student Exchange Programs

The Radzyner School of Law

The Radzyner School of Law offers its students a growing number of exchange programs at law schools in leading universities in North America, Europe and Southeast Asia. The different programs provide students with the distinctive experience of spending a semester studying at a university abroad, during which they are introduced to the best of the academic content and local culture and have the opportunity to make connections with lecturers and students. The universities that have cooperation agreements and exchange student programs with the Radzyner School of Law include the Faculty of Law University in Hong Kong, the Ottawa University in Canada, Singapore Management University (SMU), NALSAR University of Law Hyderabad in India, The International University College of Turin (IUC) in Italy and Tsinghua University in  China.


In addition, outstanding undergraduates at the Radzyner school can deepen their knowledge of international law by participating in a study trip to Heinrich Heine University in Düsseldorf, Germany. The study trip, which is the same one the school's graduate student take part in, is part of the academic cooperation between IDC Herzliya and Heinrich Heine University. For additional information, see http://portal.idc.ac.il/he/schools/Law/international/Pages/international.aspx


The Arison School of Business

The Arison School of Business offers several exchange programs for its students:

Singapore Management University (SMU) - This program is for Business Administration and Government students in their final year of their undergraduate studies. Students selected to participate will spend the entire fall semester of their third year at SMU. SMU offers courses in business administration, economics, government, information systems and more. There is no additional tuition fee for participating in the program.

University of Pennsylvania - Selected outstanding students in their third year of studies at the Arison School of Business will spend a full semester at the Wharton School in the University of Pennsylvania, whose programs have been ranked amongst the world’s best Business education programs for the past decade. The program was made possible by the academic cooperation agreement reached between the two schools. There is no additional tuition fee for participating in the program.


The Efi Arazi School of Computer Science

The Efi Arazi School of Computer Science has been offering a student exchange program with the University of Pennsylvania for the past nine years. Each year, outstanding second-year students spend a full semester in Philadelphia, during which they take a series of courses at the School of Engineering and Applied Science and the Wharton School of Business, both of which are internationally renowned. There is no additional tuition fee for participating in the program.


The Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy and Strategy

Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University has developed a joint study and research program in counter-terrorism policy, homeland security and American domestic and foreign policy. The academic cooperation between the schools includes student exchange programs in which about 20 students from IDC Herzliya travel to Syracuse for a mini-semester. The studies include visiting U.S. government institutions in Washington, international institutions and the UN Headquarters in New York, and meeting with the local Jewish community and students on the campus. For additional information, email Syracuse@idc.ac.il.

Singapore Management University (SMU) - The program is for second-year students, and gives 10 students from each school the opportunity to spend a semester at the other participating institution. Participants are selected by a special admissions committee. Participants select their courses on their own and submit them to the school for academic approval. The host institution assists students with finding accommodation. In addition, there are connections with the Israeli Embassy and other Israeli organizations in Singapore.

Summer Semester in Crete, Greece – Georgetown University in the U.S., invites students from over 20 countries and over 65 academic institutions to a meeting of cultures and exchange of opinions on political, cultural and economic issues in Crete, Greece. Every year a number of students who have completed their second year of studies at the Lauder School of Government are selected to participate in the program. For additional information, see www.iipes.org.


Charles University, Prague, Czechoslovakia
– This exchange program is for second-year students. Two students from each institution spend a semester at the other institution. The participants are selected by a special admissions committee. Participants select their courses on their own and submit them to their school for academic approval. The host institution assists students with finding accommodation.


The
Sammy Ofer School of Communications
As part of its commitment to provide students with a rich educational experience, the opportunity to broaden horizons and opportunities for the future, the Sammy Ofer School of Communications is offering third-year students the chance to participate in a student exchange program. During the program, students will attend an English-language semester at some of the top ranking universities and communication faculties in the world, providing them with a sampling of the foreign educational experience. Among the universities participating in the program are top educational institutions from the United States, Europe, Asia and Australia.

United States
University of Southern CaliforniaThe Annenberg School
at USC is regularly ranked in the top five schools in the United States. The campus is located in the heart of Los Angeles, within striking distance of the communications capital of the world.

Europe
Pompeu Fabra University (Barcelona)
– The Faculty of Communications at Pompeu Fabra University is one of the leading faculties in Spain. The school includes some of the most cutting-edge communications labs available. Many of the students take courses in Spanish during their stay.

Zeppelin University (Germany) – a pioneering private university in Germany located in the Alps, a short distance from Munich. The student exchange agreement allows students from the Sammy Ofer School of Communications to attend various Master Degree courses in communication institution management.

The Anglo-American University (Czech Republic) – The University is located in the heart of Prague, in 2 medieval castles. The courses at the university are taught in English. In addition to classic topics, the University offers unique courses in the context of post-Cold War journalism, such as the impact of the media on new Europe, propaganda in non-Western countries, censorship and banishment of journalists during the Cold War as well as a course on defining political freedom.

KU LEUVEN University (Belgium) – The largest, top ranking university in Belgium, located on the banks of the Dilje River, offers students a diversity of courses on communication and culture.


Asia
Nanyang Technological University (Singapore) The University offers a range of courses to students interested in new technology and media. The school includes a cutting-edge research and development lab.

Singapore Management University The University, which specializes in business administration studies, allows students from the Sammy Ofer School of Communications to attend various courses in corporate communication management and study the media format in Asia.

Korea University – The Faculty of Communications at Korea University is located in Seoul and offers students participating in the student exchange program various information and communication studies.

Australia
RMIT University
The Melbourne Institute of Technology , located in the heart of the city, offers an array of courses in computer game design and animation, photography advertising and public relations.

Students interested in participating in the program must submit a transcript, CV, letter of reference (optional) and complete the application form that can be downloaded at  http://studyabroad.idc.ac.il/

The deadline for submitting the application is January 24, 2013. Responses will be issued during February.
For additional information: Dr. Tal Samuel-Azran - tazran@idc.ac.il

 

Other Programs

Other bilateral student-exchange and scholar program agreements, both at the undergraduate and graduate levels, include:
University of Toulouse (France); Charles University (Czech Republic); George Mason University (US); Hong Kong University (China); University of Ottawa (Canada); Tsinghua University (China); Koc  University (Turkey); Sabanci University (Turkey); University of Southern California (US); Washington University St. Louis (US); Liberà Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali (Italy); Universidad Carlos III De Madrid (Spain); Tilburg University (Netherlands); NALSAR (India); FGV Sao Paolo; and Rio (Brazil).

For more information, please contact
Dr. Eric Zimmerman, Academic Secretary,outbound-exchange@idc.ac.il.