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The University of Haifa offers international graduate programs in a variety of disciplines. All programs are taught in English and range from one to two years in length. The programs are designed to provide students with practical experience to success in a highly competitive global market. Participants in the programs will have the opportunity to study with students from around the world and Israel. Each student receives personal attention and guidance from the program's leading faculty members.

We are now accepting applications for the 2015-2016 academic year. You can apply online by clicking here.

If you would like to speak to someone about our programs, please email  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Israelis, who live in Israel and carry an Israeli ID, interested in applying to the International Master's Programs should contact the University Registrar's Office at 04-824-9103 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . For more information please click here.

PhD Studies:
For information about doctoral studies at the University of Haifa please see the Graduate Studies Authority website here

  1. Art Therapy
  2. Child Development
  3. Diplomacy Studies
  4. International MBA (Focus: Asia)
  5. German and European Studies
  6. Global Green MBA
  7. Global Health Leadership and Administration (MPH)
  8. Holocaust Studies
  9. International Relations (Dual degree with Warsaw University) - coming soon
  10. Israel Studies
  11. Jewish Studies
  12. Marine Geosciences (MSc)
  13. Maritime Civilizations
  14. Social Work (Focus on Multiculturalism)
  15. National Security Studies
  16. Peace and Conflict Management
  17. Prehistoric Archaeology

Short-Term Program for Graduate Students

Students who have completed their undergraduate degree, or are current master's students, and would like to further their studies are welcome to enroll for a semester or year in the International School. These students have the opportunity to enrich their studies by designing a directed-reading course or independent research project in a topic of their choice. This program is ideal for recent BA graduates and current graduate students who want to explore subjects they were unable to study in their undergraduate degrees, are looking for more experience before applying to a graduate program, or want to do independent study abroad.

Students are expected to take between three to five courses each semester. In addition to the courses that we offer, students in the short term graduate program are welcome to enroll in any of our specialty programs: Honors in Psychology; Honors in Peace & Conflict Studies; the Global Law Program; and the Internship Program. All of the courses in the International School are taught in English and are fully accredited.

Apply to the Short-Term Graduate Program here.

Summer Graduate Programs

Developing Leaders in Global Health Program
During the summer, the University of Haifa and the University of Georgia Center for Global Health offer a joint program, "Developing Leaders in Global Health." This graduate level program is designed to train students to become the future leaders in the global public health arena. For more information about this program, please click here.

Summer Nursing Program
The Cheryl Spencer Department of Nursing, in conjunction with the International School, at the University of Haifa offers a two week intensive summer nursing program. The program includes four courses, all taught in English, and is ideal for current nurses looking to enhance their education at the graduate level.  For more information about this program, please click here.

For more information about any of our short term or summer graduate programs, please contact us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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