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Israel & Egypt

Dates

June 15 – July 6, 2019

Cost

$3,500 + airfare
Scholarships & Financial Aid

Subjects

History, Dance, Physical Education

Deadlines

Dec. 1, 2018: Apply Early & Save $100
Feb. 15, 2019: Regular Deadline 

Program Overview

The KIIS Israel & Egypt program is designed to give students an introduction to the rich diversity and complexities of the region through an interdisciplinary pair of courses that includes the study of history, art, culture, economics, music, dance, politics, and religion. Students get to know locals through interactive assignments. On-site learning, coupled with guest lectures by local experts, make historical sights in Jerusalem and Cairo come alive. The location/s of this program may change if needed. Students should be aware that program is physically strenuous and involves walking several miles at a time on most days, as well as hiking, dancing and swimming.

Language Requirement: None. All courses are taught in English. 

Accommodations: Hotels and Hostels, 2-4 per room.  

OrientationMandatory orientation on Saturday, April 13 in Bowling Green, KY. See Orientation for more information.

Directors: Dr. Richard Cahill, richard_cahill@berea.edu & Prof. Nashwa Cahill, nashwa_cahill@berea.edu

Courses

You must enroll in both courses. Both courses are taught in English. The History course is 3 credit hours. The Physical Education/Dance course is 1 credit hour.

HIST 490 Topics: History, Religion & Politics of Jerusalem and Cairo

Dr. Richard Cahill

Using the study of history, religion and politics, this interdisciplinary course focuses on two fascinating cites: Jerusalem and Cairo and the three Abrahamic traditions: Judaism, Christianity and Islam.

PE 416 Topics: Dance & Culture of Jerusalem and Cairo

Prof. Nashwa Cahill

Focusing on Jerusalem and Cairo, we study how dance is related to values and belief systems; and how dance and other artistic expression are shared and communicated across cultural and national boundaries.

All KIIS course credit is awarded by Western Kentucky University. Prior to your KIIS program, please speak with your home campus academic advisor and/or study abroad office to determine course equivalencies. Grades will be transferred to your home institution in mid-August after the completion of the program. Course offerings are subject to change according to enrollment. For more information, visit Transcripts & Grades.

Program Excursions

What's Included

Program Cost:  $3,500 + airfare

4 Credit Hours

Group Flight (Required)

Airport Transfers in Israel & Egypt

Accommodations

Three Meals per Day

Groups Excursions & Transport

Egypt Visa

Dance Workshop

Security Evacuation Protection

Medical Insurance

To help you budget, keep in mind that you are responsible for the cost of your textbooks & materials, passport fees ($135), ISIC card (required, approx. $25), personal expenses (approx. $400 minimum) and any fees from your college/university.

Although KIIS tries to foresee all possible expenses in formulating program fees, please note that dramatic fluctuations in foreign currency valuations and/or airline surcharges may affect the total cost of the program.

Required Group Flight

Estimated Cost: $1,950 – $2,150

The group flight is required for Israel & Egypt participants. We fly together overnight from Cincinnati to Tel Aviv, Israel. Halfway through the program, we fly from Tel Aviv, Israel to Cairo, Egypt. At the end of the program, we fly back from Cairo, Egypt to Cincinnati as a group.  KIIS will purchase these flight tickets for you. The flight cost will be added to your final program fee on April 1. Visit Flights and Passports & Visas for more information.

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Description

Dates

June 15 – July 6, 2019

Cost

$3,500 + airfare
Scholarships & Financial Aid

Subjects

History, Dance, Physical Education

Deadlines

Dec. 1, 2018: Apply Early & Save $100
Feb. 15, 2019: Regular Deadline 

Program Overview

The KIIS Israel & Egypt program is designed to give students an introduction to the rich diversity and complexities of the region through an interdisciplinary pair of courses that includes the study of history, art, culture, economics, music, dance, politics, and religion. Students get to know locals through interactive assignments. On-site learning, coupled with guest lectures by local experts, make historical sights in Jerusalem and Cairo come alive. The location/s of this program may change if needed. Students should be aware that program is physically strenuous and involves walking several miles at a time on most days, as well as hiking, dancing and swimming.

Language Requirement: None. All courses are taught in English. 

Accommodations: Hotels and Hostels, 2-4 per room.  

OrientationMandatory orientation on Saturday, April 13 in Bowling Green, KY. See Orientation for more information.

Directors: Dr. Richard Cahill, richard_cahill@berea.edu & Prof. Nashwa Cahill, nashwa_cahill@berea.edu

Courses

You must enroll in both courses. Both courses are taught in English. The History course is 3 credit hours. The Physical Education/Dance course is 1 credit hour.

HIST 490 Topics: History, Religion & Politics of Jerusalem and Cairo

Dr. Richard Cahill

Using the study of history, religion and politics, this interdisciplinary course focuses on two fascinating cites: Jerusalem and Cairo and the three Abrahamic traditions: Judaism, Christianity and Islam.

PE 416 Topics: Dance & Culture of Jerusalem and Cairo

Prof. Nashwa Cahill

Focusing on Jerusalem and Cairo, we study how dance is related to values and belief systems; and how dance and other artistic expression are shared and communicated across cultural and national boundaries.

All KIIS course credit is awarded by Western Kentucky University. Prior to your KIIS program, please speak with your home campus academic advisor and/or study abroad office to determine course equivalencies. Grades will be transferred to your home institution in mid-August after the completion of the program. Course offerings are subject to change according to enrollment. For more information, visit Transcripts & Grades.

Program Excursions

What's Included

Program Cost:  $3,500 + airfare

4 Credit Hours

Group Flight (Required)

Airport Transfers in Israel & Egypt

Accommodations

Three Meals per Day

Groups Excursions & Transport

Egypt Visa

Dance Workshop

Security Evacuation Protection

Medical Insurance

To help you budget, keep in mind that you are responsible for the cost of your textbooks & materials, passport fees ($135), ISIC card (required, approx. $25), personal expenses (approx. $400 minimum) and any fees from your college/university.

Although KIIS tries to foresee all possible expenses in formulating program fees, please note that dramatic fluctuations in foreign currency valuations and/or airline surcharges may affect the total cost of the program.

Required Group Flight

Estimated Cost: $1,950 – $2,150

The group flight is required for Israel & Egypt participants. We fly together overnight from Cincinnati to Tel Aviv, Israel. Halfway through the program, we fly from Tel Aviv, Israel to Cairo, Egypt. At the end of the program, we fly back from Cairo, Egypt to Cincinnati as a group.  KIIS will purchase these flight tickets for you. The flight cost will be added to your final program fee on April 1. Visit Flights and Passports & Visas for more information.

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