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University of Haifa


The University of Haifa (Hebrew: אוניברסיטת חיפה‎, Arabic: جامعة حيفا‎) is a public research university in Haifa, Israel.

The University of Haifa was founded in 1963 by Haifa mayor Abba Hushi, to operate under the academic auspices of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Haifa university is located on Mount Carmel. In 1972 University of Haifa declared its independence and became the sixth academic institution in Israel and the fourth university.

About 18,100 undergraduate and graduate students study in the university a wide variety of topics, specializing in social sciences, humanities, law and education. The University is broadly divided into six Faculties: Humanities, Social Sciences, Law, Science and Science Education, Social Welfare and Health Studies, and Education. There is also the Graduate School of Management, The Leon H. Charney School of Marine Sciences and the Continuing Education and Extension Studies.

Beyond the objective of a first-rate higher education, the University of Haifa aims to provide equal educational opportunities to all sectors of the society, and in particular to encourage mutual understanding and cooperation between the Jewish and Arab populations on and off campus. The university is a home for students from all the edges of the Israeli society - Jews, Muslims, Christians, Druze, religious and secular students and also many students from all over the world who study in the international school.

The University of Haifa is home to the Hecht Museum of archeology and art, several research centers and institutes, including the Evolution Institute, Center for the Study of the Information Society, Center for the Study of National Security, Tourism Research Center, and more. The University also hosts a large IBM research center on its campus.
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Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

HaifaManagementArchitectureMedicine, General, InternalLanguages, Philology, Linguistic Studies

The Technion – Israel Institute of Technology (Hebrew: הטכניון – מכון טכנולוגי לישראל‎) is a public research university in Haifa, Israel. Established in 1912, the Technion is the oldest university in Israel. The university offers degrees in science and engineering, and related fields such as architecture, medicine, industrial management and education. It has 18 academic faculties, 52 research centers and 12 affiliated teaching hospitals. Since its founding, it has awarded more than 100,000 degrees and its graduates are cited for providing the skills and education behind the creation and protection of the State of Israel.

The university's principal language of instruction is Hebrew. Choosing the language of instruction was the subject of a national debate in pre-Israel statehood that became an important milestone in the consolidation of Hebrew as the spoken language in the State of Israel.

Technion's 565 faculty members currently include three Nobel Laureates in chemistry. Four Nobel Laureates have been associated with the university.

The current president of the Technion is Prof. Peretz Lavie, who was ranked in 2012 by the Israeli national newspaper TheMarker as one of the country's 100 most influential people.

The Technion is cited as one of the factors behind the growth of Israel's high-tech industry and innovation, such as the country's Silicon Wadi.
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Hebrew University of Jerusalem


The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Hebrew: האוניברסיטה העברית בירושלים‎, ha-Universita ha-Ivrit B'irushalayim; Arabic: الجامعة العبرية في القدس‎, al-Ǧāmiʻah al-ʻIbriyyah fil-Quds; abbreviated HUJI) is Israel's second oldest university established in 1918, 30 years before the State of Israel. The Hebrew University has three campuses in Jerusalem and one in Rehovot. The world's largest Jewish studies library is located on its Edmond J. Safra Givat Ram campus.

The first Board of Governors included Albert Einstein, Sigmund Freud, Martin Buber, and Chaim Weizmann. Four of Israel's prime ministers are alumni of the Hebrew University. In the last decade, seven researchers and alumni of the University received the Nobel Prize and one was awarded the Fields Medal.

Jerusalem University College


Jerusalem University College against the background of the trees on Mount Zion Cemetery (2009)

Jerusalem University College, founded in 1957 and formerly known as the American Institute of Holy Land Studies, is an independent undergraduate and graduate academic institution in Israel used by a consortium of 85 North American theological seminaries and Christian colleges and universities, as well as schools from Africa and Asia. Students from non-consortium schools, including Christian and secular Universities, who meet the entrance requirements also attend.

JUC has an independent two-year graduate program of courses leading to the degrees of Master of Arts in Biblical History, Geography, Middle Eastern Cultures and Religions. For consortium students, it offers a graduate or undergraduate semester or year abroad (in Israel), as well as shorter two and three week courses.

The school's curriculum falls "within the framework of the conservative evangelical Christian thought as represented by the members schools of the consortium," --these schools include a wide range of Protestant traditions. JUC is accredited by the Asian Theological Association (ATA) and is an international affiliate of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities

The campus is located on Mount Zion outside the Old City of Jerusalem near the Jaffa Gate and overlooks the Hinnom Valley (Valley of Gehenna). Since 1967, the school's campus has been the grounds of the Bishop Gobat School (est. 1847 by Samuel Gobat), which moved in 1853 in the building erected on unused reserve land of the Protestant Mount Zion Cemetery. The cemetery is only reached through the campus. The company that operates Jerusalem University College has an office in Rockford, Illinois.
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Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

BeershebaEthnic, Family Studies

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU, Hebrew: אוניברסיטת בן-גוריון בנגב‎, Universitat Ben Gurion Banegev, Arabic: جامعة بن غوريون‎) is a public research university in Beersheba, Israel. Ben Gurion University of the Negev has five campuses: the Marcus Family Campus, Beersheba; the David Bergmann Campus, Beersheba; the David Tuviyahu Campus, Beersheba; Sede Boqer Campus and Eilat Campus.

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