• Nature Knows No Borders
    Apply to participate as an intern or a student.
  • Environmental leadership means
    building trust and acting together
    Israelis, Palestinians, Jordanians, and students from around the globe emerge as friends and colleagues.
  • Five Research & Development Centers
    Learn about our innovative transboundary research
  • Beyond Borders Tour
    Join us on an expert led, sophisticated trip that goes Beyond Borders.

Arava Institute Research & Development Centers

  • The Center for
    Renewable Energy & Energy Conservation

  • The Center for
    Transboundary water management

  • The Center for
    Sustainable Agriculture

  • The Center for

  • The Arava Center
    for sustainable development

The Arava Institute is a leading environmental and academic institution in the Middle East, working to advance cross-border environmental cooperation in the face of political conflict.

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2019 Beyond Borders Tour: Join us for this exclusive group journey through Jordan, Israel, and the West Bank.  Led by regional experts, this tour will give you high-level access to the culture, politics, and environment of the region.  You will go beyond borders to delve into the complex cultural and environmental realities in the Middle East.

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The Dialogue Project

During the Fall 2018 semester, Arava Institute alumni will be visiting universities and communities throughout the US to speak about their experiences studying environmental cooperation at the Arava Institute.

Click here to see their itinerary.


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Student Brochure

The 2018-2019 Student Brochure is now available!

Check it out here, or request a hard copy.


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