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  • Locations: Haifa, Israel
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
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  • Program Sponsor: CSU International Programs 
  • Restrictions: SDSU applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Field of Study: Anthropology, Business - General Business, Communication, Economics, English, Hebrew, History, Political Science, Psychology, Religious Studies, Sociology Click here for a definition of this term General Education Courses: GE Explorations
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English Click here for a definition of this term Minimum GPA: 3
Click here for a definition of this term Class Standing: 2-Sophomore, 3-Junior, 4-Senior Click here for a definition of this term Housing Options: Residence Hall
Click here for a definition of this term Credit Type: Resident Credit Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: CSU International Program
Click here for a definition of this term Chance of Placement: 2-Very Good Mode of Participation: In-Person
Program Description:
Israel I Israel II

Israel: University of Haifa

For detailed information regarding deadlines and how to apply, go the the CSU International Programs website here.


Program Highlights

City: Populated for over 3,000 years, Haifa is a historic city built down a mountain slope towards the sea. Today, Haifa is a center of technology and industry and a significant site for Arab-Jewish coexistence.

University: A small university with a low student-to-teacher ratio, the University of Haifa publishes an enormous volume of research compared to its size. It is the leading university in Israel in fields as diverse as Humanities, Law, Health Sciences, and Management according to QS World University Rankings.

Academics: Earn Major, Minor, and General Education credit.

Tuition: Same tuition cost as home CSU campus.

Language of Instruction: English


About the University of Haifa

The University of Haifa, established in 1972, has a diverse student population of over 18,000 and the largest university library in Israel. CSU IP students study at the International School, an interdisciplinary department within the University of Haifa. The International School offers courses taught in English in subject areas such history, Jewish studies, literature, Middle Eastern studies, peace and conflict studies, political science and psychology. In addition to the courses taught in English, students with sufficient Hebrew language skills can also take courses in other departments of the university.

As the Israeli university with the highest percentage of Israeli Arab students, the university offers both Hebrew and Arabic language courses. CSU IP students must take at least one Hebrew or Arabic language course each semester. Instruction is offered at all levels to accommodate students from beginner to advanced language levels. Students take a placement exam upon arrival to determine their level.

For detailed information regarding deadlines and how to apply, go the the CSU International Programs website here.



Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year SDSU App Deadline SDSU Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic Year 2021-2022 02/20/2021 03/15/2021 TBA TBA
Fall 2021 02/20/2021 03/15/2021 TBA TBA
Spring 2022 09/20/2021 10/15/2021 TBA TBA