Duration and Fees

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The International Program in Security and Diplomacy is a one-year full-time program taught in English open to Israeli and international students. The program comprises three semesters – from October to August. Most classes are held between Monday and Thursday, starting at 1:00pm, leaving the mornings and a long weekend free for self-study and extra-curricular activities. Students who choose and are eligible to write a thesis will be enrolled for a fourth semester.

Students interested in taking state-run Hebrew classes (Ulpan) are advised to arrive as early as August. Please click here for more information on Ulpan. The cost of Ulpan and our courses are not included in the program's tuition fees.


Tuition Fees

Tuition for the program is $16,500. We offer scholarships through MASA with certain conditions and also a European Fund scholarship is available. Students who enroll for a fourth semester in order to write a thesis pay an additional tuition cost of $3500.


Special European fund scholarships available for students from European countries

We are pleased to announce that the program will be offering several scholarships to prospective candidates from European countries for next year's program (class of 2020-2021).

The amount provided per scholarship will be USD 3500.

The criteria for receiving a scholarship:

  • Only students from European countries.
  • Only students who completed their BA degree in a European university.
  • Preference will be given to students with a record of high academic achievements.

The scholarship will not cover living expenses but will be given in the form of a special discount on the complete tuition fee.

Interested students should send a short letter of request detailing their circumstances to secdip@tauex.tau.ac.il.

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