International Master's Programs Overview


The University of Haifa offers international English-language graduate programs in a variety of disciplines. The one and two-year programs are designed to equip students with the tools they need to succeed in their respective fields and aim to provide practical experiences that will lend themselves to success in a highly competitive global market. Participants will have the opportunity to study with students from Israel and from around the world and benefit from a supportive network of administration and faculty staff. 

International Master's Programs

One-year Master Programs

Extended Master programs

  1. Child Development
  2. Diplomacy Studies
  3. German and European Studies
  4. Global Green MBA
  5. Global Health Leadership and Administration (MPH)
  6. Holocaust Studies
  7. Israel Studies
  8. Jewish Studies
  9. Maritime Civilizations
  10. National Security Studies
  11. Peace and Conflict Management
  12. Prehistoric Archaeology
  13. Statistics
  1. International Relations (Dual degree with Warsaw University)
  2. Marine Geosciences (MSc)
  3. International MBA (Focus: Asia)

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Summer Graduate Programs

Global Health Systems Summer Program 

During the summer, the University of Haifa offers a summer program, "Global Health Systems." 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.

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


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 inany of our specialty programs:Honors in Psychology; Honors in Peace & Conflict Studies; the Global Law Program; and theInternship 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.


PhD Studies 

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


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