KIIS: Israel & Egypt

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  • Location(s): Israel: Egypt
  • Program Type(s): Study Abroad

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The KIIS Israel & Egypt program is designed to give students an introduction to the rich diversity and complexities of the region through an interdisciplinary pair of courses that includes the study of history, art, culture, economics, music, ... read more

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OVERALL RATING 4.6
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I learned not to listen to stereotypes that exist about a place. It's important to experience it for yourself before making any assumptions. It's important to never let fear hold you back from something that could be amazing. It's also really important to go out and experience the world as much as possible. This experience was s... - Berea College View Entire Review
I learned a lot about cultures outside of my own. I am glad to have gone on such a fantastic trip. - Berea College View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with KIIS: Israel & Egypt
August 21, 2018 Once In A Lifetime
I gained a greater appreciation for diversity. It was so amazing to be able to connect with other people whether it be spiritually or socially regardless of the language barriers! It was more than worthwhile and I am grateful for my experience. - Berea College View Entire Review
July 08, 2018 It Was Great
It was an amazing experience and I learned so much about the cultures of the countries and I am able to make my own choices and assumptions now that are actually educated. - Berea College View Entire Review
I gained a new perspective on my own life, and am less likely to take things for granted. I also learned to expand my culinary horizons by trying a variety of foods that I had never eaten before. It was definitely worth it. - Berea College View Entire Review
I gained a far deeper understanding of Hebrew and Islamic culture than before. Also, the politics surrounding these countries helps me to reflect on my own country. - Berea College View Entire Review
I gained an increased cultural awareness and sensitivity. I learned so much about the rich history of Israel and Egypt. Amazing! - Berea College View Entire Review

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The KIIS Israel & Egypt program is designed to give students an introduction to the rich diversity and complexities of the region through an interdisciplinary pair of courses that includes the study of history, art, culture, economics, music, dance, politics, and religion. Students get to know locals through interactive assignments. On-site learning, coupled with guest lectures by local experts, make historical sights in Jerusalem and Cairo come alive. The location/s of this program may change if needed. Students should be aware that program is physically strenuous and involves walking several miles at a time on most days, as well as hiking, dancing and swimming.

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Study Abroad
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  • Summer
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