• YU Summer Classes

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  • Summer Classes at Yeshiva University

    We invite students from across the country to enjoy the YU summer experience: exceptional professors, personal attention, focused learning opportunities and great course selections, all in a vibrant NYC setting—or online, from wherever you happen to be. YU's summer classes are co-ed, affordable, educationally rigorous and a great way to use your summer vacation to get closer to your degree.

    Yeshiva University is an independent university that ranks among the nation's leading academic research institutions and provides the highest quality Jewish and secular education of any university in the world.

    Undergraduate Classes in New York City & Online

    • Looking to fulfill a major, core/general education or elective requirement? We’ve got a class for you!
    • Looking beyond your bachelor's? We also offer many courses to satisfy graduate school prerequisites.

    With classes on two conveniently located Manhattan campuses, morning and afternoon options, as well as fully online courses, you can earn credits and still have time for everything else you want to do this summer.

    Summer classes are open to current YU students, students visiting from other colleges and universities, as well as current high school juniors (graduating in 2017) and seniors (graduating this spring). Classes are offered over two sessions:

    • Session I: Tuesday, May 31 - Thursday, June 30
    • Session II: Tuesday, July 5 - Thursday, August 4

    See Courses to learn more.

    Summer Travel Courses in Mexico & Israel

    Israel: Dig this Site! Archaeological Research Course at Tell es-Safi/Gath
    June 23 - July 24

    SOCI 1212H/BIB 1645 Archaeological Fieldwork at Tell es-Safi/Gath (3 credits)
    Spend four weeks participating in an archaeological dig in Israel. Gain academic and practical experience in the recovery and analysis of the material remains of an ancient culture. Students participate in all aspects of the excavation, including: digging and surveying at the site, sampling soil, and recording of architecture.

    Mexico: Study Spanish Language and Jewish History in New York & Mexico
    May 31 - July 1

    JHI 1485H/CUOT 1485H Promised Lands: The Jewish Presence in Latin America (3 credits) & SPA 1101 Elementary Spanish 1 (3 credits)
    Study Spanish and explore Jewish immigration, settlement, cultural production and religious life from the earliest instances of European conquest and colonization of the Americas until the present day. This five-week program starts in New York City (5/31 – 6/17) and then travels to Mexico (6/19 – 7/1).

    Travel courses are open to YU and visiting students. For more information and to apply, please see Travel Courses.


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