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Mission & Vision

For the past 40 years, the University of Haifa International School (UHIS) has successfully attracted students from around the world to study at the undergraduate level.  Today more than 1000 students from 40 different countries are enrolled annually in UHIS undergraduate and graduate programs that are unique in their integrated approach towards the international student.

Our philosophy:

~Achieve academic excellence

~Integrate with Israeli society

~Be a part of a caring community

Students at the International School are able to choose from a wide variety of courses taught in English in the fields of Contemporary Israel, Middle East Studies, Religious & Jewish Studies, Business, Communications, Literature, Psychology, Sociology, Political Science, Peace & Conflict Studies, Law, and Hebrew and Arabic languages.

While you study at the International School, we will make every effort possible to integrate you completely into campus life. Israeli students will be enrolled in many courses you choose to take and you will also live alongside Israeli students in the campus dormitories.

Through numerous volunteer and internship placements, you will have the opportunity to experience Israel first-hand as you leave campus to meet and work with Israelis within Israeli society.

An experienced staff of Student Activity Coordinators prepares an extensive itinerary of trips and tours which offers students an enlightening view of Israel, its people, natural beauty and cultural sites. Visiting lecturers come to speak on various aspects of life in Israel, including politics, security, religion, culture, and other topics of interest to the students.

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