Institute for Law and Policy


Summer Program for International Lawyers and Students of Law
June 29-July 9, 2015 -- Jerusalem, Israel

The Institute for Law and Policy is held in cooperation with the Hebrew University Faculty of Law and the Rothberg International School. The Institute is especially designed for overseas students and attorneys and provides an introduction to the stimulating academic environment of The Hebrew University at Mt. Scopus, Jerusalem.

An international hub of activity, Jerusalem is a unique backdrop to live, learn and participate in the program’s academic and extra-curricular activities, including field trips, guest lectures and social activities.

Institute Chairman
Mr. Richard D. Heideman
Academic Director 
Dr. Guy Harpaz 
Academic Board
Prof. Mimi Ajzenstadt
Prof. Yuval Shany
Dr. Guy Harpaz

Length of Program: Three weeks June 1-20, 2014
Language of Instruction: English
Tuition: $3,250
Accommodations at Hebrew University: $750
(Participants may make alternate hotel arrangements of their choosing)
Airfare not included
Scholarships, stipends and partial tuition waivers will be offered to all qualifying candidates based upon available funding.

The program curriculum is comprised of four condensed 20 academic hour courses in specialized areas, representing some of Israel’s most important and exciting law and policy challenges.


Legal Aspects of the Middle East Conflict 
Prof. Robbie Sabel

Israel’s Human Rights Challenges 
Prof. David Kretzmer 

Information Law and Technology  
Dr. Guy Pessach

International Economic Law in an Age of Globalization 
Prof. Tomer Broude

Guest lecturers will present on various topics throughout the Institute’s program schedule. All courses are offered in English by Law Faculty professors and may be considered for academic credits by the students’ home law school institution and/or for CLE credits by the accredited attorneys’ home bar association(s). Attorneys will be given CLE Certificates of Attendance for each sixty-minute hour of class attendance. Students may participate in all or some of the offered courses, but must attend at least two courses in order to be eligible for law school course credits.

To apply to The Institute for Law and Policy, please visit the online application form for summer courses offered through the Department of Summer courses and Special Academic Programs at the Rothberg International School*Please note that after logging on to the application system, on the first page of the application – Preliminary Questions – one should select “Special Programs” from the drop down list with question “You are Applying for”.

Come learn more about The Institute for Law and Policy or to apply, CLICK HERE.


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