Fees and Accommodation
Volunteers will be lodged in a hostel at Kibbutz Ein-Gev by the shores of the Sea of Galilee, about 5 min. drive from the site. The kibbutz is a 20-min. drive from Tiberias and 1.2 hr. from Haifa.
There are 2-4 occupants in rooms with shared facilities. Due to space limitations, couples are not promised to share a single room but usually do (ask us in advance).
All rooms are air conditioned and linens and towels are provided. Free of charge laundry services is available once a week.
Your Excavation Mailing Address (from Europe, mail takes about 5 days; from the US it takes about 10 days):
Hippos Archaeological Expedition
Jordan Valley 1494000
Cost & Application Procedure (minimum of 2 weeks stay)
Two weeks (one session) participation = $1,400 or Four weeks (two sessions, full season) participation = $2,500 (may be paid in your own currency).
This cost includes full board and lodging in the Kibbutz in air-conditioned rooms including weekends (3 meals a day, expedition tours, leisure activity, lectures, etc.).
Participants should fill up and submit the Application Form, and send the registration fee of $220 (the registration fee is deducted from the full payment).
The full payment should be made no later than 31st of March 2018 (10% discount on the total sum for those registering and paying the registration fee or full participation fee until the 31st of January 2018).
All payments can be made ONLY by personal or bank check or wire transfer, in the applicant's national currency (e.g. US in $, Europeans in € etc.).
The checks should be made payable to: University of Haifa and sent by post to the following address:
Dr. Michael Eisenberg
Hippos Excavation Project
The Zinman Institute of Archaeology
University of Haifa
199 Aba-Hushi Avenue
Mt. Carmel, Haifa 3498838
Tel: +972-4-8249392 Dr. Eisenberg
Details for wire transfer to the University's account are as follows:
Account name: University of Haifa
Bank name: Bank Hapoalim - 12
Branch number: 562
Account number: 97171
Swift code: POALILIT
Attention/Remarks: Project 30234
Full address of account:
Street name: 2 Pal Yam,
Postal Code/Cedex: 33099502
- Registration Fee is Non-Refundable!
- Cancellation before 10th of April – full reimbursement except for the registration fee
- Cancellation before 20th of May – half reimbursement except for the registration fee
- Cancellation after 20th of May – no reimbursement
It is mandatory for each participant to provide proof of full medical insurance covering all aspects of illness or possible injury.