University of Haifa

Situated on the crest of the Carmel Mountains with breathtaking views of the Mediterranean Sea, and nestled beside the Carmel National Forest, the University of Haifa provides an ideal setting for your International Study Abroad and Graduate Studies experience. The University of Haifa, established in 1972, is one of Israel’s leading research universities, and it is dedicated not only to academic excellence but to social responsibility as well.

Our primary mission is the pursuit of excellence in academic research and high quality education. We believe that scientific breakthroughs require unconventional approaches that embrace creative and critical thinking. The University of Haifa invests vast resources in research that crosses disciplines and fields to create new "clouds of knowledge" that are compatible with the dynamic environment of the 21st century.

Under that belief, the University of Haifa International School offers Hebrew & Arabic language programs, Taka preparatory program, 18 international English-taught master's programs in a variety of disciplines, alongside study abroad, summer courses and tailor-made academic programs. Our international students enjoy an unique study experience comprised of academic excellence, innovation and an inspiring mosaic of cultures, all designed to equip students with the skills they need to succeed in their respective fields, and engender success in a highly competitive global market.

An exciting and inspiring cultural mosaic, the University of Haifa is a microcosm of Israeli society. The diverse student population of 18,000 students is made up of Jews and Muslims, Christians and Baha’i, Druze and Bedouin, new immigrants and native Israelis. In the midst of this mosaic, for over forty years now, the University of Haifa International School has attracted thousands of international students. Today close to 1,000 students from over 45 different countries around the world, enroll annually in University of Haifa International School various interdisciplinary and international programs where they learn and explore in an atmosphere of coexistence, tolerance and mutual respect.


Study Abroad and Gap Year
Hebrew Language Programs
Arabic Language Programs

Study Abroad course topics:
• Anthropology
• Arabic Language and Culture
• Communications
• Contemporary Israel
• English Language and Literature
• Economics and Business Management
• Hebrew Language
• History
• Holocaust Studies
• Law
• Literature
• Maritime Civilizations
• Middle Eastern Studies
• Peace and Conflict Studies
• Philosophy
• Political Science
• Psychology (Psychology Track is Available)
• Religious and Jewish Studies
• Sociology

Contact Information

Graduate Programs
phone: +972-(0)4-828-8880
Phone: +972-(0)4-828-8880

Language Programs, TAKA & Short Term Programs
Phone: +972-(0)4-828-8837

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