The program provides candidates with multidisciplinary insight into environmental studies emphasizing Israel’s unique geopolitical setting. An emphasis is placed on water, one of Israel’s critical environmental issues; topics covered include marine conservation, river rehabilitation, and understanding water as a shared resource in the region.
The program is comprised of core courses, elective courses, fieldwork and final project. Course topics include environmental ethics, environmental economics, policy and law, climate change in the Mediterranean Basin, and marine biology.
Students are invited to apply for an internship position with Israel’s leading environmental organizations, and may elect to take the business and environment concentration.