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A unique International MBA Program Specializing in Sustainability

Israel is rated as one of the most advanced countries in the world for the management of water and renewable energy resources, and a leader in developing innovative and sustainable technologies. This accumulated knowledge is embodied in the Haifa University Faculty of Management's Master in Business Administration (MBA) program, which focuses on the subject of Sustainable Business Management ("Global Green MBA").

The Global Green MBA is unique in Israel for its focus on issues of environmental and social sustainability that are increasingly at the heart of business managers’ responsibilities. This new MBA program seeks to promote sustainability-oriented leadership by providing the students with the essential tools for business management and incorporating leading-edge principles of sustainability throughout the curriculum.

The MBA program combines high academic standards with an international learning environment and provides superb opportunities for advanced learning and extensive cross-cultural exchange.

The Faculty of Management

The University of Haifa's Faculty of Management is recognized as a pioneer in designing new and unique MBA programs in Israel. The innovative objectives of the Faculty have been achieved while consistently maintaining excellence in terms of course content, teaching faculty, students and administrative staff. To achieve our goals, we maintain close relationships with researchers and business communities in Israel and abroad.

The Global Green MBA program benefits from the close cooperation between the Department of Business Administration and the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management, which are both part of the Faculty of Management’s existing academic setting.

The Faculty of Management is situated in the main campus of the Haifa University, on picturesque Carmel Mountain overlooking the major port city of Haifa in Northern Israel. Its MBA programs are ranked amongst the best in Israel and its degrees are recognized around the world.

Program Structure and Administration

Duration of program: 12 months (October 2018 through September 2019) in 5 consecutive periods of 9 weeks.

Courses: Two half Days every week: Thursdays and Fridays

This schedule allows students to successfully balance investment in their personal career development, with the necessity of work and the maintenance of family relationships.

Admission Requirements

Women and men who possess the following qualifications are welcome to apply for admission to the program:

  1. An accredited undergraduate degree with a minimum grade point average of 80 or the equivalent *
  2. Completion of the GMAT/GRE/Internal Exam, with a minimum grade that will be determined periodically **
  3. An excellent command of the English language
  4. Qualified candidates will be invited for an interview

* For applicants who hold a foreign bachelor’s degree, completion of the GRE exam is required.

** Applicants who hold advanced degrees from accredited universities, as well as applicants who hold senior managerial positions, may apply to the Department’s MA committee for exemption from the GMAT/Internal Exam.

Registration

Registration will begin on 21.01.2018 and will end on 31.07.2018.

Academic year 2018-2019 starts on October 2018.

Israeli candidates may apply through the University of Haifa online Registration Portal

International candidates may apply through the International School (any may also use the registration guide).

You should submit the Registration Department the following documents:

  1. An original copy of your diploma
  2. An original copy of your academic transcripts
  3. A completed copy of the MBA Candidate Questionnaire

Tuition Fee

For Israeli students: The tuition fee for Israeli students is the regular tuition fee as determined by the Israeli Council of Higher Education (200%).

The present cost of the program for International students:

The cost-benefit ratio of the Haifa Global Green MBA is extremely favorable, since the tuition fee for foreign students for 2017/18 is only $9,100 for the entire program, plus an additional $225 for service fees and $655 for health insurance.

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