Faculty of Social Sciences

The Study Programs of the Faculty of Social Sciences aim to provide the student with the tools and knowledge to understand human behavior in its social and cultural environment, and will provide the student with both the theoretical and practical knowledge for a wide range of professions.

School of Political Sciences

The School of Political Sciences is one of the largest and most prominent academic research centers in the country, engaged in research and teaching in the fields of Israeli politics, political thought, international relations, public policy, public administration, local administration and comparative politics.

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School of Criminology

The School of Criminology provides students with interdisciplinary knowledge with the aim of understanding and analyzing crime, social deviance and victimology. The academic program provides methodological, practical and academic skills, enabling integrating in law enforcement, legal, prevention and intervention professions. Faculty members advise doctoral students in various specializations

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The Department of Geography and Environmental Studies

The Department of Geography and Environmental Studies at the University of Haifa fosters the connection between research and teaching in the areas of human, cultural and physical geography. The Department offers a range of academic programs including undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degrees, in diverse specialty areas.

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Department of Economics

The purpose of the Department of Economics is to give students the theoretical knowledge and appropriate tools for the analysis and understanding of economic problems at the level of the individual firm, household and of the national economy with its international links.

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Department of Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science at the University of Haifa combines internationally-acclaimed research with excellence in education. Research areas include both theory of computer science and application domains. Faculty members publish in the best international venues, and consistently win awards and research grants. The Department also benefits from the support of the Caesarea Rothschild Institute for Interdisciplinary Applications of Computer Science.

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Department of Information Systems

Information systems are the software and technologies which enable the efficient and successful management of modern organizations. They constitute the central industrial infrastructure of the information society, and are present everywhere: In banks and insurance companies, in industrial companies and retail Web-sites, in government offices, courts, and non-governmental organizations

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Department of Sociology and Anthropology

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Haifa has become the locus of theoretical innovation undertaking research positioned at the forefront of the sociological and anthropological scientific communities.

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Department of Statistics

With the ever-increasing amount of data collected and stored by many organizations, there is great importance in comprehensive data analysis to inform decision-making. The science of statistics centers on this issue and supports leaders in financial institutions, the high-tech industry, government institutions, medical research and many other fields.

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Department of Psychology

The Department of Psychology at the University of Haifa is recognized as being among the leading psychology departments in Israel. The academic programs focus on the advancement of scientific research within the varying areas of the field as well as on providing students with basic and advanced skills in the applied areas of psychology

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Department of Communication

The The Department of Communication at the University of Haifa was founded in 1994. Over the last two decades, it has become abundantly clear that communication is not simply an object for consumption or research, but rather an activity that engages us continuously at the University of Haifa was founded in 1994. Over the last two decades, it has become abundantly clear that communication is not simply an object for consumption or research, but rather an activity that engages us continuously

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About the Faculty of Social Sciences

The Study Programs of the Faculty of Social Sciences aim to provide the student with the tools and knowledge to understand human behavior in its social and cultural environment, and will provide the student with both the theoretical and practical knowledge for a wide range of professions. In addition, the departments of Economics, Psychology, Communication, Sociology and Anthropology, Political Science, Geography and Environmental Studies, International program in applied child development, Peace and Conflict Management studies and School of Criminology provide the basic training for those students interested in pursuing a graduate research career. Studies in Statistics, Management Information Systems and Computer Sciences provide the tools and knowledge for the Hi-Tech industry and fields in which advanced statistical methods are required for social, medical, epidemiological research, and quality control.

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and internationally that draw on the power of scholarship and discovery
to transform lives and advance the public good.

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