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Join unique International MA program in


at the
University of Haifa, Israel
and gain practical tools to
improve the lives of children around the world.





Last spots available


  • This one-year MA program was established with the goal of improving the lives of children around the world and is specifically designed to train international experts who will focus on pressing questions regarding different aspects of child development and how it applies to the lives of children and their families.  


  • The program courses are taught by leading lecturers and include fields of developmental psychology, psychopathology, neuroscience, cognitive and language development, intervention and prevention, methodology and statistics, parenting, and child development in a cross-cultural environment. Workshops in clinical observation are also included.


  • The program is designed for professionals with experience working with children: social workers, occupational therapists, communication clinicians, physical therapists, public health nurses and nurses in pediatric departments, family and youth judges and family lawyers, special educators, public policy makers and others. 

  • Choose between online or in-class studies in the first semester.

Leyla Speyer,

Psychologist from Uruguay. 

Alumna of the program:

"It's been awesome.. from the part of being in Israel.. and in the university, both amazing. It was more than I was expecting, I loved the program, it was everything I was hoping and more. I have 22 classmates we are from all the continents in the world we have 13 countries we have become really close and loving family"


Academic Excellence

Academically challenging programs that  provide students with most updated research frameworks and hands-on experience in the lab, field trips or applied projects





Study with students from over 90 countries, work with them through research, internship and volunteer opportunities and live alongside each other in the university dormitories


Throughout studies in Israel, the 3rd most innovative country in the world, enjoy innovation workshops and courses to boost your creative thinking and develop your abilities for innovation and leadership in any field


Situated in the city of Haifa on the top of the Mount Carmel with breathtaking views of the Mediterranean Sea, the University of Haifa provides an ideal setting for your Study Abroad and Master's  Studies experience in Israel.  The University of Haifa was founded in 1972 with a primary mission of the pursuit of excellence in academic research and high quality education. We believe that scientific breakthroughs require unconventional approaches that embrace creative and critical thinking. The University of Haifa invests vast resources in research that crosses disciplines and fields to create new "clouds of knowledge" that are compatible with the dynamic environment of the 21st century.

Under that belief, we at the University of Haifa International School offer 18 English-language Master's programs in a variety of disciplines. Our international students enjoy an unique study experience comprised of academic excellence, innovation and an inspiring mosaic of cultures, all designed to  equip students with the skills they need to succeed in their respective fields, and engender success in a highly competitive global market.

Join the International School at the University of Haifa and discover new interests and people, expand your knowledge base, and explore new cultures in an atmosphere of academic excellence, diversity and innovation.