For detailed information about the graduate program in Maritime Civilizations, including course descriptions, download the brochure here.
The international MA program offered by the Department of Maritime Civilizations at the University of Haifa offers students an exceptional opportunity to explore the history, archeology and fabric of maritime societies, as well as the natural environment in which they developed and currently exist. Special emphasis will be placed on harbors, ships and seafaring as part of the maritime heritage of the Mediterranean. Moreover, the program sheds light on the ecological and geomorphological dynamics in the eastern Mediterranean and their influence on the interaction between man and the sea in ancient and modern times.
The Academic Program
Taught over three semesters in English, the academic program provides a unique opportunity for an interdisciplinary study of coastal and underwater archaeology, marine biology and ecology, maritime history, maritime geology and geomorphology. The curriculum offers advanced knowledge and research training to students interested in exploring human interactions with the sea. The studies are carried out in a dynamic learning environment in which theory is combined with hands-on scientific experience in the field and in the laboratory.
- An undergraduate degree from a recognized university with a minimum GPA of 80% (Israeli system), 3.0 or equivalent
- Competence in English (TOEFL scores - if native language is not English or candidates have not previously studied at an institution of higher education where the language of instruction is English)
- Preference will be given to students with backgrounds in history, archaeology, ecology, biology, geography and geology
- A diving license is desirable, but is not a requirement
Fees: See website for details. Financial aid and scholarships are available.
Starting Date: October 2013
Application Deadline: Extended to May 15
Please refer to the faculty website for additional information: http://marsci.haifa.ac.il/maritime/intprog