Tuition and Fees

For international students tuition and fees for the full academic year are $10,000. The fee breakdown appears below:

  Tuition   $9,100
  Service Fees    $900
  TOTAL   $10,000


Tuition for Israeli students is 27,396 NIS* plus 847 NIS for library usage and security, which can be paid in eight installments using the University of Haifa's payment vouchers. 

New immigrants may be eligible for aliyah benefits toward a degree program. Please contact Nefesh B'Nefesh regarding your eligibility. You may also contact Asher Kornblau (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) at the University of Haifa with any questions.


There is a non-refundable $100 application fee (412 NIS or 110 USD for Israeli applicants) per academic year for the program.

Dormitories are available for $450 per month.


 *Final tuition for the next academic year is updated each August.

**Service fees include: campus Wi-Fi, Library services, on-campus Security, mandatory Health Insurance and other services provided by the University.


Please Note:


  • All fees are in US Dollars, unless stated otherwise.
  • There is a non-refundable $100 application fee.
  • Students are required to submit a $1000 deposit as proof of participation within 21 days of receipt of the invoice.
  • A $200 non-refundable deposit is required for students who want to live in the dorms.
  • Meal plans are not provided in the dorms; students should plan to spend $500-$600 per month for food, independent travel, and incidental expenses. You may need a bit more for the first month to cover initial purchases of household items and books.
  • Tuition fees for New Immigrants (Olim Hadashim) differ and is a standard state tuition.


Billing and Payments


Students are required to submit a $1000 deposit to secure their spot in the program and a $200 non-refundable deposit within 21 days of receipt of the invoice to assure the reservation of a room in the dormitories, if requested.


The full payment for the semester must be made two months before the program begins.  Students who have not completed their payment will not be permitted to move into the student dormitories or to participate in courses.


An invoice will be sent to the student's email upon acceptance to the program.  After each payment, the student will receive an email confirmation and an updated invoice will be sent to the student reflecting all payments made.


All fees are payable in U.S. Dollars, Euro, or Israeli Shekel. If a student chooses to pay in Euro or Israeli Shekel, payment must be made according to the Bank of Israel exchange rate on the day the student pays.  However, the amount credited to the student's account will be based on the day the payment is received and deposited in Haifa.  If there is a difference, the student will be expected to pay the difference.


You may pay for your fees in one of the following ways:


  • Personal, bank, or traveler's check made payable to the University of Haifa.
  • Cash: Please be prepared with the exact amount as we can not guarantee that we will be able to make change
  • Bank Transfer:


Bank Hapoalim


Branch - 562


University of Haifa - Account 205276


SWIFT address: Poalilit


IBAN: IL41-0125-6200-0000-0205-276


If you pay by bank transfer, please fax or email the receipt to the International School, so that we can credit your account.  You must transfer enough funds to cover your fees owed to the University of Haifa as well as any bank transfer fees charged by your bank or the receiving bank. Bank transfers are acceptable in US Dollars and Euros only. Shekel transfers are only acceptable through Israeli banks.


The University of Haifa is unable to accept credit cards.


Refund Policy


Application Fee: There is no refund of the application fee.

Students should speak to the finance office directly regarding refund information: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Dormitory Refunds:  

See dorm contract here for details.





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