International Master's Degree Program (M.Sc.)
Using the Eastern Mediterranean as a natural marine laboratory the program provides students with a unique opportunity to develop practical scientific experience at sea, together with a rigorous academic curriculum.
Recent significant deep-sea gas findings offshore Israel have prompted a period of unprecedented development and pose world-class scientific, technical and environmental challenges. These significant developments provide students with a wide range of career opportunities in disciplines such as exploration geophysics and environmental geology.
You will be studying with students from across the globe as well as with Israeli students of diverse backgrounds and ethnicities. Our renowned professors will assist you in developing unique expertise in a specialization within the field of geosciences and will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to success in the highly competitive global geosciences arena.
To gain a deeper insight into the research carried out in the Marine Geosciences Department at the University of Haifa, you’re invited to view webinar recordings here. Live webinars are held every Monday at 1 p.m. Israel Time (UTC/GMT +2 hours) throughout the semester.
This two year program begin in the fall semester. It includes courses, fieldtrips, hands-on workshops and an educational cruise.
The program consists of 36 credits: core courses – 22, elective courses -12, Research thesis course- 2 credit points.
Decision upon the elective courses should be approved by both the thesis advisor and the Departmental Committee of Master’s Degree Studies