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University of Haifa
Haifa, Israel (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Spring
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Restrictions: KSU applicants only
Budget Sheets Fall,
Spring
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Dates / Deadlines:
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Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2020 09/01/2019 ** 02/17/2020 05/30/2020
NOTE: The start and end dates ARE NOT the official dates set by the program. They are estimated dates based on the previous year. Do not use these dates when planning flights.

** Refer to the brochure page below for official program dates.
Program Description:
Program Description:

Haifa


UNIVERSITY OF HAIFA, HAIFA, ISRAEL

Program Term: Spring, Academic Year
Language Prerequisite: None
Primary Instruction Language: English, Hebrew
Eligibility: 3.0 GPA
Program Type: Exchange

 


INTRODUCTION                                        

The University of Haifa is one of the largest research universities in Israel, and believes in combining academic excellence with social responsibility. The university hosts students from over 40 different countries.

Haifa is the third largest city in Israel. The city is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea via the Bay of Haifa, and is backed by Mount Carmel. Haifa is an ancient city with a history dating back to the pre-Roman era. 


ACADEMIC OVERVIEW

Students take classes in the International School, and all courses are taught in English. 

The disciplines in which they offer courses include the following:

  • Anthropology
  • Hebrew and Arabic Language and Culture
  • Contemporary Israel and Middle East Studies
  • Religious and Jewish Studies
  • Communications
  • Business and Economics
  • Sociology
  • Philosophy
  • Psychology
  • Political Science
  • Peace and Conflict Studies
  • English Language and Literature
  • History
Check out their complete course catalog. Students may enroll in an intensive language program at an additional cost. 

ACADEMIC CALENDAR

  • Kent State students should attend the Spring semester or go abroad for the entire Academic Year, as the University of Haifa's Fall semester typically overlaps with Kent's Spring semester. Refer to the academic calendar for more information. 
  • The Spring semester goes from approximately February through May.
  • The Academic Year goes from approximately October through May.
 

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

  • This program is open to all students regardless of class standing or major.
  • The minimum GPA requirement for this program is 3.0.
  • Additionally, students must have completed at least two semesters of study at Kent State University before attending the University of Haifa.
 

ACCOMMODATION

Students live on campus in one of the two student dormitories: Federmand Dorms and Talia Dorms. To learn more about housing options, check out their housing page.


COSTS & TUITION

Students pay Kent State University tuition (Resident or Non-Resident) for 12 credit hours. Housing and living costs will vary depending on the options students choose, and will be paid directly to the housing coordinator. Total estimated costs can be found in the Budget Sheet at the top of this page.
 


FINANCIAL AID & SCHOLARSHIPS
Financial aid and scholarships are applicable toward this program!

View a complete listing of available scholarships.

 

PROGRAM CONTACT:

Molly Papay
Education Abroad Advisor | Office of Global Education
mpapay1@kent.edu | +1 (330) 672-3067


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