Financial Aid is available through University of Haifa Need-Based Partial Scholarships as well as separate scholarships from various public and private organizations.
For information regarding need-based and non-need-based aid, as well as government aid, please visit Student Scholarship to Study in Israel webpage HERE.
Need-Based partial scholarships are available to students on a very limited basis who have been accepted to a Master’s Program in the International School
For information regarding need-based aid please see the link found HERE.
Israeli national policy regarding the issue of drug use and abuse has three distinct but related dimensions: education and prevention, treatment, and legislation.
The Anti-Drug Authority Law (1988) established the Anti-Drug Authority of Israel whose main function is to formulate policy with regard to the prevention of drug abuse, treatment, and rehabilitation of drug addicts and enforcement of the laws and penalties pertaining to drug abuse. In addition, the Authority is to actively pursue these policies by coordinating activities between Government offices and between Government and non-government bodies in Israel that deal with drugs, to encourage and support research in the area of drug abuse, to establish ties with agencies abroad who work in this field, and to encourage the training of personnel needed to deal with the problem of drug abuse in this country.
The other relevant laws refer to the medicinal use of controlled substances - required permits and conditions of possession, registration of drug recipients; drug testing for traffic violators; drug testing among soldiers; and imposed treatment for convicted drug addicts.
Israeli drug legislation conforms to regulations of the "Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs" treaty of 1961 and its amendment of 1972, of which Israel is a signatory member, and the "Convention of Psychotropic Substances" of 1971, to which Israel abides but is not a member. The "Convention against Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances" (1988) has been signed by Israel but not yet ratified.
Upon a student's request, materials containing information related to a student’s education records including financial aid, disciplinary records, admissions, and academic record will be made available for review.
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) (20 U.S.C. § 1232g; 34 CFR Part 99) is a Federal law that protects the privacy of student educational records. In accordance with FERPA, students 18 years of age or older have the right to their academic records and schools may not release any personal information without consent. Under FERPA, the university may NOT release any of student information listed below:
• Contact information while abroad
• Student's program status
• Grades and transcripts
• Course and/ or schedule information
• Medical information
Any suspicion of fraudulent activity will be reported to the approved authorities and will have serious ramifications on the future participation in the financial aid program and could lead to dismissal from the University.
All students, faculty, administration, guests, and visitors must show appropriate identification with the security guard at the entrance of the building.
Access to computer data and files is secured by password coding and internal file security. Electronic material is protected with current technological safeguards to prevent unauthorized access. Paper records are similarly held in safe storage and disposed of when necessary in a proper manner.
The University of Haifa:
The University of Haifa refrains from making misleading statements concerning its educational programs, marketing, advertising, and recruitment and admissions services.
The University of Haifa does not misrepresent the following:
When a student cannot be located and there is a concern for his/her well-being, Campus Security will classify this student as a "missing person". The dorm supervisor is the first person to start the chain of action. The dorm supervisor will notify the program head and the program head will notify security. The Security/ Program Coordinator will notify the student’s designated contact person or/and the student’s parent or guardian. The Security/Program Coordinator will contact and file a missing report with the Haifa Police within 24 hours.
Contact the Berman Counseling office for the procedure to have an assessment allowing you, if approved extra testing time and a separate testing room. For more information, please visit this link.
Unauthorized distribution of copyrighted material may subject you to criminal liability outlined by Israeli law.
All students applying for Direct Loans are required to complete Entrance Counseling before funding will be disbursed. Students are directed to complete Entrance Counseling at https://StudentLoans.gov
In addition to Entrance and Exit Counseling (https://StudentLoans.gov) students are encouraged to consult the International Coordinator for budgeting and debt management tools and Orientation package.
Students receiving current Direct Loan funding are monitored constantly. Regular reports of enrollment are generated and reported back to the U.S. Any student with academic difficulties is monitored by the International Coordinator and the assigned counselor.
University of Haifa
Student House Building, Room 226
199 Aba Khoushy Ave. Mt. Carmel
Haifa 3498838, Israel
If scholarship funds have not been received by the University of Haifa before the first day of the program, you will be required to pay the amount due. The University of Haifa will issue you a refund once the scholarship funds are received. If the University of Haifa was notified of scholarship funds before payments are made, such funds will be deducted from the tuition fees due and will be reflected in the bill.
University of Haifa
Haifa 3498838, Israel
Please note: Any student who wishes to cancel his participation or withdraw from a program of study at the University of Haifa must notify the International School in writing. The date of cancellation/withdrawal will be the date that the International School receives notification.
Full Time Semester/Academic Year Programming:
Withdrawal prior to the first day of class: Full refund of all fees paid other than the non-refundable deposit for the current program/semester, and a refund of all fees for additional programs/semesters.
Withdrawal within the first three days of classes: 75% refund of all fees paid other than the non-refundable deposit for the current program/semester, and a refund of all fees for additional programs/semesters.
After three days: No refunds whatsoever for the current semester can be made, including the deposit for the current program/semester. A refund for all additional programs/semesters will be made in full.
Part Time/ Intensive/ Summer Programming:
Withdrawal prior to the first day of class or within the first three days of class: 25% refund of all fees paid other than the non-refundable deposit for the current program/semester. A refund for all additional programs/semesters will be made in full.
After three days: No refunds for the current program can be made. A refund for all additional programs/semesters will be made in full with the exclusion of the non-refundable deposit for the current program/semester.
Withdrawal prior to arrival: Full refund of dormitory fees minus non-refundable deposit.
Withdrawal within three days of residency: Refund for two weeks of the dormitory fee for that month.
After three days: Refunds for the current month cannot be made. If additional months of residence in the dormitory are cancelled in advanced, fees for the additional months will be refunded in full.
If a student has received a scholarship and decides to withdraw from the program, the International School will contact the scholarship source to determine whether scholarship funds should be refunded to the student or to the organization that granted the scholarship.
The University of Haifa reserves the right to require the withdrawal of any student whose conduct or academic standing warrants such action. In the event that a student is asked to leave the program, no refund whatsoever will be granted to the student.
All exchange students are required to pay the following fees:
The University of Haifa reserves the right to change and or cancel any program up until one month before the start of that specific program.
Prices for courses are also subject to change from one academic year to another. Therefore, participant payment statements are subject to change in accordance to new prices.