The Arava Institute is located on Kibbutz Ketura. A kibbutz is a society dedicated to mutual aid and social justice; a socioeconomic system based on the principle of joint ownership of property, equality and cooperation of production, consumption and education. READ MORE >
Students live in spacious, air-conditioned dormitories on the main campus. Dormitories are within walking distances to classrooms, the AIES offices, the dining hall, laundry, sports facilities, and the library. READ MORE >
CAMPUS LIFE TEAM
Campus life provides students with the opportunity to explore and enjoy their exceptional campus community. The Arava Institute Campus Life Team ensures that there is a full calendar of social activities that increase environmental and cultural awareness on campus. READ MORE >
DIVERSITY ON CAMPUS
Diversity on Campus Arriving from across the globe, students bring a breadth and depth of diverse customs, beliefs, and opinions to the Arava Institute. Cultural exchange is frequent as students live, study, and eat meals together. Every effort is made to provide a diverse living READ MORE >
Academic Calendar The academic year at the Arava Institute is divided into two semesters of approximately 15 weeks each.
SEMESTER COURSE LIST
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The Arava Institute faculty work tirelessly to both solve the region’s environmental challenges and provide students the skills they need to do the same. Click here to learn more!