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Academic Calendar 2016-17

21-26.08.2016 The University’s one-week collective vacation 

25.10.2016 Entrance date to the Einstein and Broshim dormitories

25-26.10.2016 Orientation for graduate students (mandatory)

 

Fall Semester

First day of Fall Semester 30.10.2016

Chanukah & Christmas holiday 25.12.2016

Last day of Fall Semester 29.01.2017

 

Fall semester – Papers due dates

 

January 3 – Archaeology Theory and Method

January 17 – Archaeology and History of the Land Of Israel – Late Bronze Age and Iron Age I

February 1- The Ancient Pottery of Israel: The Bronze and Iron Ages

February 14- Archaeological Science

February 23 – Archaeology and History of the Land Of Israel – Iron Age I-II

March 7 – Workshop for first year students

March 23 – Masada –”the strongest of all”

 

 

 

Spring Semester

First day of Spring Semester 13.3.2017

Passover holiday 6-18.4.2017

Remembrance Day for fallen soldiers (no class) 1.5.2017

Independence Day (no class) 2.5.2017

Students Day (no classes after 12:00) TBA

Shavuot holiday 30-31.5.2017

Last day of Spring Semester 29.6.2017

 

Spring semester – Papers due dates

 

June 4 - Ancient launguae – Akkadian exam

June 8 - Archaeology and History of the Land Of Israel – Iron Age II – Early Persian Period

July 17 - Archaeology and History of the Land Of Israel – Late Persian and Hellenistic Periods

November 1 -Eastern Powers and Western Prophets: Israel, Judah, and the Mesopotamian Empires in Prophetic Perspective”

November 1 -Iron Age I in the Southern Levant and the Formation of Local Identities

November 1 -“The Age of Empires”: Judah under Assyrian, Babylonian and Persian Rule

 

 

 

The university’s one-week collective vacation   28.08-02.09.2017

 

Memorial Day Ceremonies On the following dates there will be a break in studies from 12:00 to 1:00 pm for these nationally recognized memorial days: 

Public memorial ceremony in memory of Yitzhak Rabin 13.11.2016

Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony 24.04.2017

Memorial Day for Fallen IDF Soldiers & Victims of Terror 30.04.2017

 

 

*All dates subject to change