The University of Haifa is a world class research institution with internationally recognized faculties in the humanities, the social and natural sciences, law, education, social welfare, and health studies. It has a diverse student body, with a mixture of Jews, Christians, Muslims, and Druze, a combination of new immigrants with native Israelis, a blend of secular and religious. Over 16,800 students study at the University of Haifa, and close to 700 international students study in the programs of the International School each year.
Spend your summer semester with students from around the world for intense studies of numerous aspects of law both internationally and in the context of Israel and the Middle East. International students study alongside Israeli students in law courses taught by visiting faculty from around the world as well as professors from the Faculty of Law at the University of Haifa. Courses include International Entertainment Law, The Law & Ethics of Enhancement Medicine, and End-Of-Life: Law & Ethics.Open to students who are currently studying law in their home universities.
Students who have completed their undergraduate degree but would like to further their studies are welcome to enroll for a semester or year in the International School. These students benefit from all of the components of the regular International School Program, but have the opportunity to enrich their studies by designing a directed-reading course or independent research project in a topic of their choice.
A new academic and research exchange program in computer science has been developed between the University of Waterloo and the University of Haifa. Open to Non-Hebrew-Speaking UW students with little personal experience of Israel. Students will have the opportunity to live in Israel on a four month research term
Students who are currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree program at their home university are invited to study abroad at the University of Haifa. The Semester / Year Academic Program grants you a unique study abroad experience where you will combine challenging academics with the opportunity to immerse yourself in an Israeli university.
An interdisciplinary program which focuses on cultural, economic, educational, historical, political, psychological, religious, and social aspects of conflict resolution and peace efforts. The program brings together international students in order to use Israel as a laboratory for examining issues relating to regional and geo-political conflict and the pursuit of peace. The Honors Program in Peace and Conflict Studies is open to undergraduate students who are currently studying in departments of Peace and Conflict Studies or related programs at their home universities, as well as students of Political Science, International Relations, Middle East Studies and Law.
In the Psychology Honors seminar students will read papers that cover a broad range of research questions in psychology as applied to the special context of Israel. Examples include child rearing on the kibbutz, intergenerational transmission of the Holocaust trauma, and adjustment of adolescents to the military. The program is open to foreign students majoring in psychology, as well as psychology majors at the University of Haifa.
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