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The Leon H. Charney School of Marine Sciences adopts an interdisciplinary approach, critical for understanding the ocean and its surroundings. Located on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, the School houses divisions of Marine Biology, Marine Civilizations, Maritime Geosciences, Marine Technology and Maritime Law. The school offers advanced degree programs in the following disciplines:

Marine Biology

Marine Biology

The rapid development of the oceans and their coastlines calls for scientists who will advance our understanding of the web of marine life and how it is affected by mankind. 

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Maritime Civilizations

Maritime Civilizations

The Department of Maritime Civilizations provides students with an exceptional opportunity to explore the history, archaeology and fabric of maritime societies, as well as the natural environment in which they developed and currently exist.

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Marine Geosciences

Marine Geosciences

Recent deep-sea gas discoveries offshore Israel pose world-class scientific, technical and environmental challenges. These significant developments provide students with career opportunities in disciplines such as exploration geophysics and environmental geology.

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Maritime Law

Maritime Law

Human activity and the development of the marine and coastal environments create a host of new legal and environmental challenges that the State of Israel will have to address in the coming decades.

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