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Program Description:

PSU Direct Enroll HaifaProgram Overview

Haifa is Israel's third largest city. First and foremost a port city for international commerce, it has in recent decades become a major center for Israel's high-tech industry. Build on Mount Carmel, Haifa is a collection of diverse, picturesque, and easily accessible neighborhoods from the port area of in the lower city, to the commercial Hadar area in the middle tier, and the beautiful residential area of the upper ridge.

Program Focus

Founded in 1963, the University of Haifa has quickly become one of Israel's leading universities. Situated at the top of the Carmel Mountains, amidst the Carmel National Forest, with breathtaking views of the Mediterranean Sea, University of Haifa provides the perfect setting for your experience abroad.  The University of Haifa is the largest comprehensive research university in northern Israel. It is a microcosm of Israeli society dedicated to academic excellence and social responsibility.  An exciting and inspiring cultural mosaic, the university has a diverse student population made up of Jews, Christians, Muslims, Druze and Bedouins, a combination of new immigrants with native Israelis, a blend of the secular and the religious. Over 18,000 students study at the University of Haifa and you are encouraged to be one of them.

Fact Sheet

Education Abroad Advisor Alyse Collins 
Get Started Attend an Ed Abroad 101 Session
Program Provider PSU Direct Enroll with the University of Haifa
Program Dates Current Program Calendar
Areas of Study
  • Arabic
  • Archaeology
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Culture
  • Economics
  • Environmental Studies
  • Hebrew
  • History
  • International Studies
  • Judaic Studies
  • Middle East Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science 
  • Sustainability
Captsone Option Reportling Live option is available during Fall and Spring terms.
Credits Fall:  Students enroll in 18 - 24 quarter credits
Winter/Spring:  Students enroll in 24 quarter credits
Academic Year:  Students enroll in 36 - 48 quarter credits
Language of Instruction English, Hebrew, Arabic
Host Country Language Hebrew, Arabic
Housing Residence Hall
Class Standing Eligibility
  • Sophomore
  • Junior
  • Senior
  • Post-Baccalaureate
Minimum GPA 3.00
Language Requirement No previous language study required
Course Offerings Current Listing of Available Courses

Program Costs

PSU Fees Program Fee

Program Fee Includes:

Additional scholarships are available.

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Winter 2019 10/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Winter-Spring 2019 10/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Application materials may be reviewed prior to the program's application deadline. (Please note: if all of your boxes are checked-off, your application is complete.) In most cases, for applicants applying to programs led by PSU faculty, interviews and final selection will take place after the program deadline.