Last updated October 26th 2023
With amazing universities and colleges, loads of courses in English, and study subsidies if you have just made aliyah, now is a great time to invest some time in yourself, learn about something that you’re passionate about, and improve your attractiveness on the jobs market. Here are some of our favorite places to study in English in Israel.
Ha’Universita 8, Herzliya
Modelled on distinguished small colleges in the United States, Reichman University (IDC Herzliya) is a non-profit corporate entity dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in education and research. Its founders aimed to create an Israeli university for the third millennium – a university where personal achievement goes hand in hand with social responsibility. It has the largest international school in Israel; the Raphael Recanati International School (RRIS), with over 2,000 international students from 90 different countries – 1/3 of all students are internationals!
Reichman University has been ranked for the last five years the most successful start-up university in Israel and outside of the United States, ranking 1 in Israel and 21 in the world, and number 1 for student satisfaction. For degrees in English, choose from 10 undergraduate degree. The RRIS also offers 8 masters degrees taught completely in English, 3 out of them are MBA programs. Candidates can also join the Study Abroad program for a semester or year, and the school offers more than 120 exchange programs with leading universities from around the world. Read more
Ahad Haam 35, Tel Aviv
Developers.Institute is a selective & intensive coding bootcamp, dedicated to educating the next generation of tech talent in Israel. We offer cutting-edge mentored courses in Web Development, working with the industry’s best professionals to create the most that promise to take you from beginner to job-ready developer in 3 months.
Uniquely positioned at the center of tech ecosystems in Tel Aviv, Cameroon, Ghana, Mauritius, México City and soon India, Developers.Institute is designed to open new doors for everyone who wants to learn code. Our learning methodology doesn’t just teach you tactical skills, but shows you how to learn and think as a developer by doing hands-on project from our partners. In addition to our expert training in the most in-demand skills, we also offer personalized career mentorship and connections to companies. Read more.
Chaim Levanon St 30, Tel Aviv
The Lowy International School in Memory of Shirley Lowy (formerly Tel Aviv University International) is a premier center for worldwide academic collaboration, advanced study and research excellence. By bringing the world to Tel Aviv and Tel Aviv to the world, the school fosters a network of students, researchers and academics who thrive in an ever-more connected and ever-changing global context.
With over 60 programs in English to choose from and a range of academic levels, students can strengthen their skills and expertise in any field they are passionate about. Our programs are designed to empower our diverse student body with innovation, growth, and non-stop discovery.
Student life at TAU International extends beyond the classroom, where students can immerse themselves in a dynamic setting of Israeli and campus life. Curriculums are facilitated by Israel’s leading faculty and experts and are enhanced by hands-on workshops, professional internships, and excursions throughout the country. There is also an on-campus student life team available for ongoing 24/7 support. This includes orientation on student arrival and extracurricular activities.
Choose from our programs, all taught in English; from Bachelor’s & Master’s Degrees, to PhD/Post-Docs, Study Abroad Programs, and our Short Summer Courses. Read more.
Bar-Ilan University, one of the largest and fastest growing universities in Israel, offers students a wide array of unique academic and social opportunities not found in any other Israeli educational institution. Since its inception in 1955, over 130,000 students have benefited from Bar-Ilan’s exemplary academic and research facilities, as well as its cultural offerings.
Students from all over the world study in Bar-Ilan’s leading degree programs. Guided by award-winning professors, they are taught the critical thinking and analytical skills necessary to explore their fields of interest. Bar-Ilan University offers a wide range of undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs – including international degrees taught in English. The International MBA program is a 1 year program taught entirely in English in the Startup Nation. Join their IMBA program in Israel in Bar-Ilan University and learn entrepreneurship, global management, finance and marketing. Study with a talented and diverse community that is an invaluable lifelong network. Get the business skills you need to succeed. Read more
Shoken 18, Tel Aviv
Founded in 2015 by the Jewish Agency, Israel Tech Challenge is a nonprofit dedicated to tackling the shortage of qualified high-tech professionals in Israel, specifically Machine Learning and Data Scientists, Full-Stack Developers, and BI and Data Analysts. Taught in English with students from all over the world, our training program simulates the Israeli high-tech work environment allowing our students to adapt to the expected work mentality needed to succeed.
The programs are either 6 months of full-time or 9 months of part-time evening studies. Students undergo employable technology training, soft-skill career-building training, and gain practical real-world experience. All programs are developed in close collaboration with over 300 industry partners, who host our students for 5-8 weeks of projects and even hire them upon graduation. We pride ourselves that 96% of graduates find work in high-tech in their relevant field within 6 months.
ITC.tech admission process is very rigorous and once accepted, we invest in you to realize your dream of launching a career in high-tech. ITC is offering a unique funding model that enables students to pay nothing until they find a job and start earning. Tuition is paid back as a percentage of salary once earning above a meaningful amount. We also offer additional scholarships and grants for students of all backgrounds.
Mt. Scopus Campus, Jerusalem
The Hebrew University is a leader in bringing about change in the global community in many fields, including agriculture, environmental quality and public health. Students from developing countries carry out advanced studies at the Hebrew University and return to their home countries where they apply the knowledge they gained to improve the lives of their local communities.
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem is consistently ranked as the top university in Israel and among the top 100 worldwide. Its student body numbers 23,000 students from Israel and 90 other countries. The University is actively engaged in international cooperation for research and teaching, and has signed 300 agreements for joint projects with other universities, and over 90 agreements for student exchanges with 27 countries. The offer full Masters Degrees in English in the fields of Agriculture, Business Studies, Humanities, Law, Medicine, Natural Sciences, Social Sciences, Social Work; as well as Study Abroad Programs, Short Term Programs, Language Programs and Preparatory Programs. Read more.
The University of Haifa is the leading university in Israel in the fields of humanities, social sciences, marine research, and education. It is home to 7 faculties, 8 schools and 72 research centers. Join one of our 18 International English-language Master’s programs in a variety of disciplines. The one and two-year programs are designed to equip you with the tools and skills you need to succeed in a field of your choice. We aim to provide you with practical experiences that will lead you to success in a highly competitive global market. You will have the opportunity to study with students from Israel and from around the world and benefit from a supportive network of administration and faculty staff. Read more.
The International School of Agricultural Sciences of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, the Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment, has been providing English-language programs in the agricultural sciences since 1988. About 3,000 participants from 125 countries participated in the International School’s programs held at the Faculty, of which more than 200 students from 45 countries have studied in the international, English-language M.Sc. Agriculture and M.Sc. Nutrition programs.
The major aims of the International School’s programs are to provide students with the opportunity to acquire advanced academic knowledge and observe up-to-date practical applications. Other objectives are to explore new fields and cultures; to exchange ideas, expand knowledge and share experiences; to contribute to capacity-building and problem-solving; and to create partnerships for future cooperation. Read more.
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev is at the hub of international interdisciplinary research and scientific innovation, Israel’s cyber capital. The Guilford Glazer Faculty of Business and Management GGFBM serves as a foundation for Israeli business leadership, with an uncommon mix of academic degree programs, and is committed to social and environmental responsibility that responds to the challenges of local and global business development in all sectors. This vision attracts students and researchers with innovative reasoning along with a social, civic conscience and involvement. Read more.