Students enrolled in the program examine a variety of fields pertaining to maritime civilizations and the marine environment, including coastal and underwater archaeology, marine biology and ecology, maritime history, maritime geology, and geomorphology.
The interdisciplinary curriculum offers advanced knowledge and research training to students interested in exploring human interactions with the sea in a dynamic learning environment.
What you will study
Over the Program in Maritime Civilizations at University of Haifa of study, special emphasis is placed on harbors, ships, and seafaring as part of the maritime heritage of the Mediterranean. The program sheds light on the ecological and geomorphological dynamics in the eastern Mediterranean and their influence on the interaction between man and the sea in ancient and modern times. This program provides a balance between frontal lectures and learning that is based on ongoing, active research carried out in the field and laboratories at the Department of Maritime Civilizations and the Leon Recanati Institute for Maritime Studies.
Culminating in a capstone project, the one-year program is taught in English over three consecutive semesters from October until September. Students wishing to pursue the thesis track are encouraged to do so and will need to submit a research thesis within one year of completing their coursework.
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- Marine and Coastal Research MethodsMediterranean Maritime Civilizations (A): the Bronze and Iron Ages
- The Mediterranean Sea: Ecology, Geology, and Oceanography
- International Law of the SeaMediterranean Fisheries and Aquaculture: Past, Present, and FutureMediterraenan Maritime Civilizations (B): from Archaic Greece to the Ottoman Empire
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- 12 months
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DisciplinesArchaeology History Natural Sciences View 5 other Masters in History in Israel
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- Accredited BA degree, diploma and transcript
- Preference is given to applicants whose BA degrees are in history, archaeology, ecology, biology, or geology
- A minimum of 3.0 GPA, 80%, or equivalent
- TOEFL scores (if native language is not English or candidates have not previously studied at an institution of higher education where the language of instruction is English). A minimum of 570 (paper-based test), 230 (computer-based test), or 89 (internet-based test)
- Two letters of recommendation from an academic
- Curriculum Vitae/Résumé
- Copy of valid passport & six passport-sized photos
- Personal statement (500-750 words)
- Medical forms
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International9980 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9980 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
Living costs for Haifa
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
- University of Haifa Need-Based Scholarship
- Fulbright MA Degree Fellowships
- U.S. Federal Aid - Master's Programs Applicants
- MASA Israel Scholarship Program
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.