Academic Calendar 2017-18

2017       Entrance date to the Einstein and Broshim dormitories

16-19.10.2017  Orientation week! (mandatory)



22.10.2017 First day of Fall Semester
30.11.2017 Field day: Tel Dan, Tel Hazor and Tel Meggido Course: L.B. and I.A. I
7.12.2017 Field day: Azekah, Ramat Beit Shemesh
17.12.2017 Chanukah holiday
11.01.2018 Field day: Jerusalem – City Of David
18.01.2018 Field day: Tel Gezer, Tel Beit Shemesh, Tel Beit Lachish Course: I.A. I-II
21.01.2018 Last day of Fall Semester


4.3.2018  First day of Spring Semester
15.3.2018 Field Day: Meggido with Prof. Israel Finkelstein
22.3.2018 Field Day: Israel Antiquities Authority Warehouses at Mount Hotsvim and the national treasures at Beit Shemesh
28.03 – 07.04.2018 Passover holiday
18.4.2018 Remembrance Day for fallen soldiers (no class)
19.4.2018 Independence Day (no class)
20.5.2018 Shavuot holiday
31.5.2018 Student Day (no classes after 12:00)
7.6.2018 Field Day: ancient Huqoq (also spelled: Hukkok)
15.6.2018 Last day of Spring Semester
21.6.2018 Field Day: Beit Guvrin – Maresha.
*Please note: this outing may be rescheduled to the 14th of June


NATIONAL MEMORIAL DAYS  (no classes between 12:00 to 1:00 pm):

1.11.2017 Public memorial ceremony in memory of Yitzhak Rabin
12.14.2018 Remembrance Day ceremony
17.04.2018 Memorial Day for Fallen IDF Soldiers & Victims of Terror


Additional information
regarding exams, due dates, field trips etc – please note, all dates are subject to change.