University of Haifa News

University of Haifa’s International School Is Accepting Enrollment Applications Now!

haifaUniversity of Haifa's International School Now Offers 17 Master's Program in EnglishApplications Being Accepted for the 2015-16 School YearThe University of Haifa offers 17 international graduate programs in a variety of disciplines. All programs are taught in English and range from one to two years in length. More than 1,000 students attend the International School each year.Participants in...More...

University of Haifa Discovery Sheds Light On The Origins of Fire

FireA new study by a team of researchers at the University of Haifa suggests that human beings began using fire at will around 350,000 years ago, with earlier uses likely more opportunistic than controlled.Learning how to make fire at will is an accomplishment for ancient humans paramount to sending a man to the moon in modern times. However, up to now, no particular consensus has been reached...More...

University of Haifa Announces Partnership That Will ‎Advance Deep Sea Research in Israel

The University of Haifa is Israel's leader in marine sciences and Mediterranean Sea researchAs part of the first cooperative venture of its kind between the University of Haifa and the Israel Oceanographic and Limnological Research Institute (IOLR), a festive cornerstone laying ceremony was held to launch the construction of the deep sea research labs for the Harry and Leona Helmsley Mediterranean Sea Research Center at the University of Haifa. “This is a historic partnership that...More...

A Truly Rare Discovery By Researchers at the University of Haifa May Tell Us Why Negev Wine Was So Desired 1,500 Years Ago

Researchers believe that these never-before-found grape seeds could be a key to tell us about the pastFor the first time, grape seeds from the Byzantine era have been found. These grapes were used to produce “the Wine of the Negev” - one of the finest and most renowned wines in the whole of the Byzantine Empire. The charred seeds, over 1,500 years-old, were found at the Halutza excavation site in the Negev during a joint dig by the University of Haifa and the Israel Antiquities Authority....More...

Yitchak Herzog Emphasizes Vital Importance of U.S.-Israel Relations

UH Am-Jewish Program CROPPED -- L-R-Amos-Shaipra-Yitzchak-Herzog-Shira-Ruderman-Alon-Pinkas-Gur-Alroey-credit-Haifa-U-1024x682On January 15, 2015, Haifa University held a symposium dedicated to the issue of U.S.-Israel relations. The featured speaker  Knesset member Yitzchak Herzog, leader of Israel’s opposition party, Labor. The event was mediated by Alon Pinkas, former Israeli Counsel-General in New York.Yitzchak Herzog elaborated on what he thinks is a deterioration in U.S.-Israel relations. “The...More...