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Politics, Society and Public Policy

  • Summer School
  • Free of Charge
  • July 23 - 26, 2018, 4 days (18 hours)


The course introduces a multidisciplinary approach and theories related to politics, public administration, public policy and society in Israel. Students will expand their knowledge and analytical 'tool box' related to the society and politics in Israel and beyond. At the end of the course, students will be able to ask questions and critically examine political and social processes in Israel. They will gain deeper understanding of the social and political complexity of Israel by examining particular contemporary and historical events.

The course focuses on three main subjects related to Israel: Politics, Society and Public Policy and is addressed to anyone interested in the contemporary issues related to Israel and the Middle East.

Monday, July 23, 2018


  • The debate on the protection of political and civil rights in Israel
  • Jewish and Democratic? Can they co-exist?
  • Challenges to Israeli Democracy – political extremism, legislative attempts, and social movements

Tuesday, July 24, 2018


  • Israel civic society and civil society organizations - the pendulum of dependants and independents
  • Israel civic society and civil society organizations - focus on political advocacy related to public
  • The current exclusion and inclusion in Israeli social policy

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Study visit to POLIN museum

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Public Policy & Administration:

  • Israel’s Public Administration Framework
  • Third sector and government, collaboration and tensions
  • Education policy in Israel - educational approaches in the face of a diverse society; The perception of high school students on the purpose of trips to Poland.


The course is addressed to anyone interested in the contemporary issues related to Israel and the Middle East. There are no pre-requisites. The course is free of charge as it is financed by the Erasmus+ program.

Guest lecturers

Application Step By Step

  1. Fill in the application form and submit to the Admissions Office
  2. Once we receive your application, a member of our team will contact you to explain next steps in the application process

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Tuition Fee
18 hours


Course financed by Erasmus +

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Admissions Office

  • admissions@swps.edu.pl
  • +48 22 517 99 61
  • Office Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 8.00-16.00 Tuesday, Thursday: 8:00 - 18:00
  • SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities
    Chodakowska 19/31, 03-815 Warsaw, Poland