Information for Applicants
Every year, the School admits students from various countries, both as a part of an international student-exchange program, and on a full-scale studies program.
Here are the detailed outlines of the different possibilities:
Full Study Program
The school accepts applicants with experience in the performing arts (theater, dance) and/or the visual arts. Practical experience or previous studies are fundamental for multi-disciplinary training
Foreign students applying for admittance to a full study-program (four years)
1. Should fill out the registration form, and send it to the school including the requested
documents and registration fee.
2. Upon receiving your registration form, we shall send you information about the entrance
exams and their dates. They consist of two phases: an audition in which you will present
your work prepared in advance to the admittance committee, and a group workshop.
3. The exams are usually conducted in the months June-July-August. If you are not in
Israel at that time, you may present your work by means of documentation such as video,
images by internet etc. (Please contact us for further details).
Registration fees: 110 US dollars
Tuition fee are updated annually, details at the school secretariat.
Accommodations: the school has no dormitories.
A room/apartment may be rented in Jerusalem at prices ranging from 250 to 450 US dollars a month.
Language: all classes at the school are conducted in Hebrew so we recommend
you study Hebrew before coming to study. This may be done in summer courses in Israel.
Student Exchange Program
The School of Visual Theatre maintains student exchange agreements with
various institutions in the world. If your academy too has such an agreement,
please write us an application letter, which should also include the following
1. an official letter from the academy, confirming your participation in a
2. your curriculum vitae
3. information about your own study program
4. recommendation letters from your relevant teachers
5. a letter in which you describe your expectations from studies at
the School of Visual Theatre
The student-exchange program does not require tuition fees.
The guest student pays his/her tuition only at the institution of which
he/she is a regular student. Nevertheless you are expected to finance
your accommodation and stay in Israel.
Academic Curriculum - for a B.Ed. degree (Hebrew speakers only)
(four-years of study)
It is possible to take the academic curriculum towards a B.Ed. degree.
Such a program is conducted in collaboration with the David Yellin College
of Education in Jerusalem. Applicants are eligible for this program who are
accepted to the school, having passed the entrance exams, have a matriculation certificate,
and passed the psychometric exams (or threshold exam - an internal examination of the
David Yellin Teachers' College) with a combined mark (matriculation and psychometric/threshold)
of 80 at least. Studies towards B.Ed. degree majoring in "Elementary Education" in the
"Combining Arts in Teaching" Department
During the 3 years of study at the School of Visual Theatre, in addition to the basic curriculum,
students will also study at the David Yellin College of Education from their second year of studies.
During the fourth year, having presented their graduation work at the School of Visual Theatre,
students will take the full program at David Yellin College.
The program entitles its graduates with the degree of B.Ed. - Bachelor of Education,
and a teaching certificate.
Students interested in Ministry of Education certification for teaching must pass an internship-
workshop during their fifth year at the college.
Tuition and Registration Fees for the Academic Study Program
Having been accepted to the School of Visual Theater, eligible students will be registered
as students of the David Yellin College of Education, fill out registration forms and pay the
college registration fee (in addition to filling out forms and paying registration fees for
the School of Visual Theatre).
Second and third years - In addition to the tuition fee paid to the School of Visual Theatre,
students at the David Yellin College of Education will pay tuition based on the number
of courses taken at the the College, according to the College's normal rates.
Fourth year - the students will pay full tuition fees to the David Yellin Teachers' College,
according to the College's normal rates.
Registration for Individual Courses
Every year the school is open to participants in individual courses of the normal curriculum.
Acceptance to these courses depends in most cases upon skills and previous experience of the applicant.
For registration forms, a list of courses open to registration, and fees,
please contact the school secretariat before the school year opens.