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Promoting Academic Leadership in the Sciences




“The University of Haifa is dedicated to providing higher education opportunities to diverse and talented students and advancing excellence in teaching and academic research in the humanities, social sciences, arts and natural sciences. We seek to foster and develop international academic collaboration and partnerships and to cultivate social responsibility through applied research and community leadership.


The University of Haifa has invested significantly in developing its multidisciplinary science studies and research centers, including Departments of Neurobiology and Ethology, Evolutionary and Environmental Biology, and Marine Sciences, and is  committed to increasing the number of students pursuing careers in the sciences.
The Matanel Scholarship Fund for Academic Leadership in the Sciences offers scholarship and fellowship support to outstanding students pursuing advanced degrees in the sciences.  Students living in Israel’s peripheral towns and who are in need of financial assistance will benefit from these scholarships.

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