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Studying in the International Program: Laura Farkas Sums Up Her Year

Posted by on Sep 1, 2014

Studying in the International Program: Laura Farkas Sums Up Her Year

When I applied to the program from Hungary, I was excited, but I never expected such a wonderful experience. I landed in Ben Gurion airport in the beginning of October, and after a short Taxi ride through the beautiful city of Tel Aviv, I arrived to the Einstein student dorms, which was my home for the next year, where I was admitted quickly and smoothly. In the flat I met my new roommates from different countries and cultures. On the first day of orientation week we arrived to the beautiful Tel Aviv University Campus, where I first met Prof. Oded Lipschits, the director of the program, the...

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First Week at Megiddo – Summer of 2014

Posted by on Jul 17, 2014

First Week at Megiddo – Summer of 2014

My name is Laura Lilla Farkas, and I am student from Hungary currently living in Israel.  As a part of the International M.A. program in Archaeology at Tel Aviv University I have decided to join the excavation in Megiddo. The first week here at the excavation was both exciting and exhausting, and it has been nice to meet people from all over the world who decided to participate in the excavation. So far this excavation has given me the opportunity to learn from many experts from various sub-fields of archaeology. We even got a private personalized tour of the Tel from the world renowned...

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