CLB welcomes incoming exchange students to study for a semester or to study towards a full degree. The college offers students a range of courses in English to.

Each student will work with an academic advisor to build a personal schedule and select relevant courses according to what is offered each semester and in according to necessary prerequisites.

CLB will assist exchange students to meet their academic goals, get settled, and support them throughout their time in Israel.




International students who are coming for a three-month term or more, must obtain a Student Visa – A/2. Students who are attending a program that is shorter than three months can use a Tourist Visa – B/2. For more information about the process, please visit the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs website.

Students must have a visa issued before arriving  in Israel. Please be advised that it is the students’ responsibility to apply and manage this process, however, the CLB International programs office will be happy to assist with any problem that may occur.


Health Insurance

International students are required to purchase a comprehensive health insurance coverage for all while in Israel.

You can purchase insurance on your own or via a local agency, The Harel Insurance company are  experts in providing health insurance for international students with an extensive insurance plan.



There are many rented apartments in the area that range between 400 – 650 USD. The International Programs office team will be happy to advise should it be needed.



Public transportation in Israel is a relatively efficient method. Typically, the most convenient method for intercity travel is the Israel Railways train, while the bus is typically preferred for travel within a city but does travel throughout Israel.

The Israel Railways service provides transport to most major cities. To view the timetables and routes visit: Israel Railways offers a “student” ticket for a lower fee with your student ID at the cashier.

An electronic “Rav-Kav” card is used on the bus\train. Look for a “Rav Kav” stand Your card needs to be charged before using bus transportation.

Students receive a 33% discount on rides with a valid student card.  In addition to the student discount, there are multiple other reduced options such as a monthly, semester or yearly pass.


Grading system

At CLB, 13 academic hours are 1 credit point (CP), which is equivalent to 585 classroom minutes. One academic hour is 45 classroom minutes, and therefore 13 academic hours x 45 minutes each, are worth 1 CP.


GradeRemarksSuggested U.S. Equivalent
95 – 100ExcellentA+
85 – 94Very GoodA
75 – 84GoodB
65 – 74FairC
60 – 64PassC-
0 – 59FailF


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