Choose a Master's program

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.

We will start accepting application for the academic year of 2016-2017 in October of 2015. Early application deadline is March 15th. To apply online click here.

If you would like to speak to someone about our programs, please email

Israeli citizens, 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 For more information please click here.

One-year 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. Social Work (Focus on Multiculturalism)
  11. National Security Studies
  12. Peace and Conflict Management
  13. Prehistoric Archaeology

Extended Master programs

  1. Art Therapy
  2. International Relations (Dual degree with Warsaw University)
  3. Marine Geosciences (MSc)
  4. International MBA (Focus: Asia)

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 inPsychology; 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.

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.

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

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

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