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M.A. in Global Migration and Policy Tel Aviv University - Frequently Asked Questions

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Which professions can I enter with this degree?

Migration is an interdisciplinary field of study, and as such lends itself to a variety of professions. Migration scholars derive from anthropology, sociology, political science, international relations, law, and economics, among other areas. The following are a few examples of professions that a person with a degree in Global Migration and Policy can pursue:

  • consultant
  • development practitioner
  • researcher
  • mediator
  • human rights worker
  • community development and equal opportunity advocate.

Visit the career page for more information about job placements or read about the paths of our alumni here.

Is it possible to work and study at the same time?

Yes, the program is designed in a way that allows students* to work part-time. Working full time during the course of studies is not advised.

*Please note that only Israeli citizens or students with a valid work permit are eligible to work in Israel. An Israeli student visa does not allow students to work in Israel. Students are encouraged to partake in volunteer activities, and all students complete an internship in the first year of the program. Students who are not eligible to work may enroll in more classes in order to complete their studies more quickly.

Do I need to know Hebrew in order to study in this program?

No, you do not need to have any Hebrew knowledge to study in the program. Many Israelis residing in and around Tel Aviv speak English, and therefore it is possible to live and study here without prior Hebrew knowledge. However, it is strongly recommended that students take a Hebrew course (Ulpan) in order to enhance their experience in Israel. Information about Hebrew courses (as well as Arabic courses) can be found on our courses page.

Is this master's program a MASA Program?

Yes, eligible students may participate in MASA. For MASA qualifications and application information, visit the MASA website.

Why study about Migration in Israel?

Because in Israel, migration is everywhere. Did you, for example, know that 23 percent of the Israeli population nowadays are immigrants and another 25 percent are children of immigrants?

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