AI Summer Program

August 4th – August 12th, 2020

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Over the years, technology has revolutionized our world and daily lives. The dramatic increase in data availability and Artificial Intelligence techniques open the possibilities of inferring new knowledge and the development of predictive models for all areas of society and industry: smart cities with autonomous vehicles, forensics that learn from online activity, support for medical decisions, helps businesses increase acquisitions and boost retention and build better relationships with customers.

This summer, University of Haifa welcomes you to join the Artificial Intelligence and Big Data summer program. The program aims to provide students with the most rigorous and practical knowledge in AI and big data learning courses, it will delve into topics such as artificial intelligence, big data, deep learning, machine learning open source tools, advanced visualization tools, hadoop tools, business intelligence, neural networks, data flow, image recognition, text mining, research evaluation, ethical value and more.

With the help of these intelligence tools, students will gain a competitive advantage in the workplace, improve self-professional developments and build a platform for career success.

The program is taught in English from August 4th, 2020 to August 12th, 2020. The intensive course is taught over eight academic hours per day. The students will receive a program certificate in the end of the course. Lunch on campus is included in the tuition. In addition, the program also provides trips to explore Israel such as Jerusalem and the Dead Sea, therefore the students will have an opportunity to explore the beauty, uniqueness and strengths of Israel. 


Why Study in Haifa?

Israel has contributed many Nobel Prize winners, and the numbers of scientists and engineers are one of the highest ratios in the world. Many world's leading hi-tech companies, including Intel, IBM, Microsoft, Philips, Google, Apple, Amazon, Elbit Systems have established their research and development centers in Haifa, Israel. Nowadays, rapid developments of technologies in Israel, such as artificial intelligence and robotics, big data, life sciences, technology finance, AR and VR (augmented reality and virtual reality) mobile communications and the Internet, automation, industrial applications, and clean energy have reached exceptional achievements on a global scale.

The city of Haifa, Israel’s Silicon Valley, serves as an essential role in the development of high-tech industry in Israel. This strategic position makes Haifa an ideal place to learn artificial intelligence and big data.

The University of Haifa is the largest research university in northern Israel. It is home to innovative and cutting-edge research centers and institutes in a wide variety of subjects and fields. Notably, IBM established its largest research center outside the United States on the University campus.

The program awards two academic credits.

For the program schedule, please see here


Admissions Requirements

This course is open to students who are above 18, and currently enrolled in university.

Candidates must demonstrate the following:

  • A background in computer science, statistics, mathematics, information, or relevant field
  • CV
  • Minimum grade point average 3.0
  • Good communication skills in English language (spoken and written)
  • Personal statement essay in English
  • Two academic recommendation letters

All application materials should be in English.


Social and Cultural Activities

Students participate in activities with experienced university Social Activity coordinators, as well as take trips to Israel’s tourist attractions. Students will immerse in the local culture, through Shabbat dinner meals, Israeli films, and other social activities. Students may also take advantage of visits around Israel. Please see our social activates page.


Housing & Facilities

Students are welcome to live in the dormitory facilities on campus 


Admissions & Cost 

This course is $1,750 USD, which includes the academic course, on-campus lunches, accommodation, medical insurance in Israel, social activities and tours in Israel.

Flight tickets are not included, non-refundable registration fee of $80 for application.

Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to apply here. For more information, please send email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

*Program will only open with a minimum of 15 people

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