Academic Affiliates

Students from a wide variety of institutions in the United States, Israel, Palestine, Jordan, and other countries have studied at the Arava Institute since 1996.

To find out more about how your Israeli institution can become an Arava Institute academic affiliate, please contact Cathie Granit at

To find out more about how your North American institution can become an Arava Institute academic affiliate, please contact Lily Andrules at

For information on research affiliations please see our list of research faculty.

Use the toggle boxes below to learn more about universities who collaborate with the Arava Institute in various educational areas:

A number of institutions have pre-approved the Arava Institute for study abroad. This does not mean that students from other universities cannot study with us, but in some cases it means that students at these institutions can transfer their academic credit towards their degree or apply their financial aid to Arava Institute tuition. If your university is listed here, please consult with your study abroad office for more information or email to be connected with the right person on your campus.

With additions or corrections, please contact Lily Andrules.

Allegheny College

American University

Albright College

Barnard College

Beloit College

Bennington College

Brandeis University

Brown University

Clark University

Columbia University

Dickinson College

Evergreen State College

Guilford College

Northeastern University

Pace University

Providence College

Russell Sage College

Smith College

State University of New York (system-wide)

St. John’s College

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

University of South Florida

University of Vermont

Vassar College

Wesleyan University Center for Jewish Studies

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

York University

*Certain graduate level programs only

Alumni of more than 230 Israeli, Palestinian, Jordanian, and international institutions of higher education have studied at the Arava Institute since 1996. A growing list of universities from which students have come to the Arava Institute is below

Addis Ababa UniversityHadassah CollegeUnion College
Akron UniversityHamilton CollegeUniversity at Albany-SUNY
Al-Ahliyya Amman UniversityHampshire CollegeUniversity at Buffalo-SUNY
Al al-Bayt UniversityHarvard UniversityUniversity of Arizona
Al-Balqa’ Applied UniversityHarvey Mudd CollegeUniversity of Arkansas
Al-Quds UniversityThe Hashemite UniversityUniversity of Bath
Al-Zaytoonah University of JordanHebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of ReligionUniversity of British Columbia
Allegheny CollegeHebrew University of JerusalemUniversity of California, Berkeley
American InterContinental UniversityHumboldt State UniversityUniversity of California, Davis
American Jewish UniversityHunter CollegeUniversity of California, Irvine
American UniversityIndiana UniversityUniversity of California, Los Angeles
Amherst CollegeIthaca CollegeUniversity of California, San Diego
An-Najah National UniversityJagiellonian UniversityUniversity of California, Santa Barbara
Appalachian State UniversityJerash Private UniversityUniversity of California, Santa Cruz
Applied Science Private University (Jordan)Jewish Theological Seminary of AmericaUniversity of Cape Town
Arab American University-JeninJohns Hopkins UniversityUniversity of Chicago
Arcadia UniversityJordan Applied UniversityUniversity of Colorado, Boulder
Arizona State UniversityJordan University of Science and TechnologyUniversity of Colorado, Denver
Bar-Ilan UniversityKibbutzim CollegeUniversity of Connecticut
Bard CollegeLafayette CollegeUniversity of Delaware
Barnard CollegeLehigh Carbon Community CollegeUniversity of Edinburgh
Bates CollegeLeipzig UniversityUniversity of Flensburg
Becker CollegeLesley UniversityUniversity of Georgia
Beloit CollegeLimkokwing University of Creative TechnologyUniversity of Greifswald
Ben-Gurion University of the NegevLondon School of Business and FinanceUniversity of Guelph
Bennington CollegeLoyola Marymount UniversityUniversity of Haifa
Bethlehem UniversityMacalester CollegeUniversity of Illinois
Bezalel Academy of Arts and DesignManhattan CollegeUniversity of Iowa
Binghamton UniversityMayo Clinic College of MedicineUniversity of Jordan
Birkbeck, University of LondonMcGill UniversityUniversity of Kansas
Birzeit UniversityMiami University of OhioUniversity of Kentucky
Boston CollegeMichigan State UniversityUniversity of King’s College
Boston UniversityMiddlebury CollegeUniversity of Leeds
Bowdoin CollegeMills CollegeUniversity of Liverpool
Brandeis UniversityMisr University for Science and TechnologyUniversity of Maryland, Baltimore
Brigham Young UniversityMohammed V UniversityUniversity of Maryland, College Park
Brooklyn CollegeMount Allison UniversityUniversity of Massachusetts, Amherst
Brown UniversityMount Holyoke CollegeUniversity of Massachusetts, Boston
Bryn Mawr CollegeMutah UniversityUniversity of Michigan
Carleton CollegeNational superior school of architecture Paris Val de SeineUniversity of Missouri-Kansas City
Carnegie Mellon UniversityNational University of Theatre and Film, BucharestUniversity of Montana
Centre CollegeThe New SchoolUniversity of Mosul
City College of New YorkNew York UniversityUniversity of New Hampshire
Claremont McKenna CollegeNortheastern UniversityUniversity of New Mexico
Clark UniversityOberlin CollegeUniversity of North Carolina
Colby CollegeOccidental CollegeUniversity of Oregon
College of CharlestonOhio State UniversityUniversity of Pennsylvania
College of MarinOhio UniversityUniversity of Pittsburgh
College of the AtlanticOpen UniversityUniversity of Puget Sound
Colorado CollegePace UniversityUniversity of Quebec at Montreal
Colorado State UniversityPalestine Polytechnic UniversityUniversity of Rhode Island
Columbia College ChicagoPortland Community CollegeUniversity of Rochester
Columbia UniversityPortland State UniversityUniversity of South Florida
Concordia UniversityPratt InstituteUniversity of Southern Maine
Connecticut CollegeProvidence CollegeUniversity of Tennessee
Cork Institute of TechnologyQueens College (NY)University of Texas at Austin
Cornell CollegeQueens University (ON)University of Vermont
Cornell UniversityRhode Island School of DesignUniversity of Victoria
Coventry UniversityRoyal Academy of Art, NetherlandsUniversity of Vienna
Dalhousie UniversityRuppin Academic Center School of Marine SciencesUniversity of Virginia
Davidson CollegeRutgers UniversityUniversity of Washington
Dickinson CollegeSalt Handicraft Training CenterUniversity of Waterloo
Dresden University of TechnologySarah Lawrence CollegeUniversity of Western California
Duke UniversitySchiller International UniversityUniversity of Western Ontario
Emory UniversitySchool of the Art Institute of ChicagoUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison
Evergreen State CollegeScripps CollegeUniversity of York
Federal University of Rio de JaneiroSmith CollegeVassar College
Florida International UniversitySouth Dakota School of Mines and TechnologyVermont Law School
Friedrich Schiller University JenaSt. John’s CollegeVirginia Tech
George Mason UniversityStanford UniversityWashington University in St. Louis
George Washington UniversitySUNY College of Environmental Science and ForestryWellesley College
Georgetown UniversitySUNY PlattsburghWesleyan University
Goddard CollegeTechnion – Israel Institute of TechnologyWestern Connecticut State University
Gonzaga UniversityTel Aviv UniversityWestfield State University
Gordon CollegeTel-Hai CollegeWharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
Goucher CollegeTrent UniversityWheaton College
Gratz CollegeTrinity CollegeWilliams College
Green Mountain CollegeTufts UniversityYale University
Grinnell CollegeTulane University