• 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

On September 13th-14th, the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies will hold its second annual conference promoting environmental agreements between Israel, Palestine and Jordan, including participation of American representatives, and other foreign representatives; environmental experts from Jordan and Palestine; researchers and alumni of the Arava Institute. The conference will address the advancement of cross-border environmental agreements between Israel, Jordan and Palestine, as well as urgent environmental issues that influence the wellbeing of all citizens of the region and the advancement of an end to the conflict while promoting the peace process. For more information click here


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Join us on our exciting Beyond Border Tour April 23 – May 1, 2018!  This small group journey through Jordan, Israel, and the West Bank goes off-the-beaten track to delve into the complex cultural and environmental realities in the Middle East.

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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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Fall 2017 Alumni Tour

During October and November 2017, two Arava Institute alumni will be visiting universities and communities throughout the US to speak about their experiences studying environmental cooperation at the Arava Institute.

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Student Brochure

The 2017-2018 Student Brochure is now available!

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