About Ancient Israel Studies
The MA Track offers a unique window into the archaeology and history of ancient Israel, Israel's neighboring countries and their perplexing and complex past.
Taught in one of Israel's foremost higher education institutions, our program is the only one of its kind in Israel and in the world, allowing students from a variety of countries across the globe to study the archaeology and history of the Land of the bible IN the Land of the Bible.
The program offers the opportunity to gain fieldwork experience in the most exciting excavations conducted in Israel by TAU scholars while providing the most up-to-date, modern and scientific tools to the area's archaeological and historical studies.
- Our geographic location. Our students get the unique opportunity of exploring the Land of the Bible, in the places where it actually took place – participating in some of the World's most popular excavations in Masada, Jerusalem's City of David, Megiddo and more.
- Our Staff. Taught by world-renowned archaeological scholars, in one of Israel most prestigious educational institutions, the program provides academic knowledge, practical experience and ancient language skills.
- Career opportunities. Coming from a variety of backgrounds, our alumni often choose to stay in the field of Archaeology, and, upon completing their theses, find an occupation within the field of archaeology.