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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): 

(Your Name)
Hippos Archaeological Expedition
Jordan Valley 1494000
Kibbutz Ein-Gev

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 15th of April 2020.

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
Fax: +972-4-8249876 

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
IBAN: IL49-0125-6200-0000-0097-171
Account number: 97171
Swift code: POALILIT
Attention/Remarks: Project 30234
Full address of account:
Street name: 2 Pal Yam,
Town: Haifa
Postal Code/Cedex: 33099502
Country: Israel

Once the check is sent or wire transfer made, please email us the exact sum and date of the transfer (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ).

Refund policy:

  • Registration Fee is Non-Refundable!
  • Cancellation before 15th 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.