JUC is happy to offer the following fall semester courses to alumni of our short-term programs. Each course is listed below with the course description. Follow the links for more details.
Note that the time of each course is listed in Jerusalem time, which is seven hours ahead of Eastern Standard Time. Courses are scheduled regularly for every week except the week of Sukkoth (October 5-9) and on American Thanksgiving.
These courses will begin on August 31 and end on December 4. For more information about the fall semester dates click here.
Offered as an introduction to ancient Egypt, this course surveys Egypt's history and culture from the Predynastic Period (4th millennium B.C.) through the Ptolemaic Period (30 B.C.). Particular emphasis will be placed on the connection of Egypt with the land of Canaan and Israel, as well as on the connection of persons and events mentioned in the Bible with ancient Egypt.
This course examines key developments in the Holy Land from the Muslim conquest until the establishment of the State of Israel, with emphasis placed on the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
This class is an exploration of Jerusalem during key periods in biblical history, including: the city in the times of David and Solomon, Hezekiah, Jeremiah, Nehemiah, the Hasmoneans, Herod the Great and Jesus, the Apostles, and the Jewish War. Important literary themes related to Jerusalem will also be explored.
JUC Online is our unique virtual learning platform with courses designed to enrich your understanding of the context of the biblical world and the modern Middle East. All students enrolling for credit must have successfully completed a minimum of one semester of undergraduate studies at an accredited college, university, or seminary. In addition to submitting a JUC application, for-credit students must submit their most recent transcripts. If students currently attend an associated school or are JUC alumni, the transcript requirement may be waived.
The deadline to apply for JUC Online is 20 January 2021. All accepted applicants may register for courses through 25 January 2021.
Yes! You can take as many courses or studies as you would like.
There are no scholarships available for JUC Online. However, we allow anyone to enroll in JUC Online Semester Learning courses or Summer Institute studies for audit at a reduced rate. Additionally, the application fee is waived for Semester Learning courses, and registration for the Summer Institute is only $159 per study.
Yes, we offer technical assistance through our North American office that operates from 9:00am-5:00pm EST. You are welcome to contact our team at firstname.lastname@example.org with your questions.
The JUC Online programs will begin on 1 February 2021 and end on 7 May 2021.
No! All long-term and short-term JUC programs in Jerusalem continue to proceed as scheduled.
Our online classes are now closed for enrollment. Classes will begin August 31.
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