Over 18,000 students from a wide range of ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds are enrolled at the University of Haifa, the largest research university in northern Israel, and the most pluralistic institution of higher education in the country. Founded in 1963, the University of Haifa received full accreditation in 1972 and, since then, has created and developed a world-class institution dedicated to academic and research excellence.
Through an accelerated growth strategy, the University has established Israel’s first “Multiversity” – a multi-campus institution that promotes extensive interdisciplinary studies and partnerships. The Multiversity is designed to improve access to higher education in northern Israel, better prepare students for a dynamic job market and serve as a catalyst for economic expansion and strengthening Israel’s northern region.
As a thriving academic center, the University comprises six faculties, 59 departments, ten schools and 57 research centers and institutes. The University has gained an international reputation in a variety of fields, including public health, security studies, holocaust research, cancer research, neurosciences, bioinformatics, marine sciences, education and epigenetics. The University also offers 18 international graduate programs taught in English and a Study Abroad program.
The University’s distinctive mission is to foster academic excellence in an atmosphere of tolerance and multiculturalism. Our faculty and student population is unique in its composition. Here, Jews, Arabs, Druze, Haredi and secular students, new immigrants and military and security personnel come together to study, teach and learn.
Driven by unusual crossings between fields of research and social responsibility we are creating a new learning environment, a stronger community, and a better Israeli society.
The University of Haifa combines outstanding academic research, a leading faculty at the forefront of global research and a teaching program that puts students at the center. Here you can choose from one of the dozens of departments and unique study tracks that will enable you to easily integrate into the labor market, and all in the most amazing landscape in Israel. With an abundance of social and student activities – parties, concerts, sports activities, student dormitories and more, the University of Haifa is the place for you.
Master’s degree in Learning, Instruction and Teacher Education
Learning period: Research track: 3 years, non research track: 2 years |Registration Status: open for Fall semester 2021-2022|Department web site
Entrance exam dates
The Department of Learning, Instruction, and Teacher Education is based on an integrative concept which involves the acquisition of theoretical and practical knowledge in the fields of learning, instruction, and teacher training in innovative learning environments, professional learning, guidance and training, curriculum design, and teaching a discipline. The program provides an academic, empirical, and practical basis for working in formal and informal educational settings.
Students of the department will acquire extensive knowledge in teaching their discipline alongside a broad interdisciplinary perspective of teaching processes, designing and developing learning environments, teacher education processes, and professional development. The department combines contents of teaching, learning, and instruction, while emphasizing the link between theory, research, and practice, innovative pedagogies, and personal and professional development of educators.
The department aims to train and develop educators, professional teachers, and instructors who have a thorough academic knowledge in the various disciplines, a comprehensive social vision and commitment, and a high level of professional skills.
Department Programs: Development of Education Systems, Development of Education Systems and teaching certificate for elementary school, Technologies in Education, Research of Alternative Education, Gifted and Outstanding Students, and Physical Education.
Studies in the various fields are in the following tracks:
Track A – includes a final research paper (thesis)
Track B – includes a final project
Personal track – includes a final research paper (thesis)
Entrance exam dates
Registration closing date: 30.06.2021
Entrance exam dates:
12.02.2021 – 09.00
27.07.2021 – 13.00
Notes: Only one date can be accessed; The use of a printed dictionary or a digital Oxford dictionary is permitted
Employment options upon graduation: fields of education, academic teaching, and research.
University of Haifa | Address: 199 Aba Khoushy Ave. Mount Carmel, Haifa | Israel Zip code: 3498838 | Tel: 972 (0)4 8240111