University of Haifa
University of Haifa is a universitywide partner in Haifa, Israel.
General information for exchange students
GPA (Average Grade)
The GPA requirement at this university is 3.0. This is comparable to an average grade 7.0 or above at Utrecht University.
Level B2 English
|Areas of study open to exchange students|
The International School offers courses taught in English in the following subjects.
Students with Advanced Hebrew skills can take classes at the General University.
|Courses at Master’s level|
|Language of instruction|
Students who study full-time in the International School are welcome to live in the student dormitories on campus. There are two dormitory complexes that are open to international students.
|Estimated living costs per month|
Please note that there are additional costs for this destination. University of Haifa has mandatory fees for health insurance (approximately $300), social activities (approx. $800) and a registration ($80).
You should plan to spend $500-$600 per month on housing, food, independent travel, and incidental expenses. You may need a bit more for the first month to cover initial purchases of household items and books. (Estimate from 2022)
Haifa international school advises that you take 15 credits per semester, though 12 credits is the minimum and 18 credits is the maximum. 18 credits in Israel converts to 27 ECTS. By exception our students are allowed to take more credits if necessary.
Please pay attention to the credit conversion at this university. You can find information on this university’s credits in the credit conversion table
|Number of places available|
1 place per year.
Selection was necessary in the past few years.
You are advised not to place this exchange destination as a second or third choice.
The University of Haifa is first and foremost committed to student safety and security. You can read about the precautions on this page
If you have any questions about this universitywide partner university, contact the universitywide International Office.