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Kinneret College on the Sea of Galilee is an institution of higher education which offers bachelor’s degree academic study programs.

Academic Programs

The college offers a range of academic degree programs:
* The Achi Racov School of Engineering: B.Sc. degrees in the following fields:

  • Water Industry Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Software Engineering
  • Quality and Reliability Engineering in the Electronics Industries
  • Energy and Oil - Engineering Science

* The School of Social Sciences and Humanities: B.A. and M.A. degrees in the following fields:

B.A. Programs:

  • Land of Israel Studies
  • Tourism and Hotel Management
  • Behavioral Sciences
  • Communication
  • Education and Community
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Human Resources Management

M.A. Programs:

  • Land of Israel Studies
  • Tourism and Hotel Management

Our campus has approximately 4000 students: 2,100 undergraduate students and the rest divided between practical engineering students, gifted and talented high school students, and diploma studies students. The students at the college come from all parts of Israel, a large majority from the north.
Since its establishment, Kinneret College has been a key contributor to the development of the northern periphery. Providing an institution of higher education accessible to residents of the region: the cities of Tiberias and Beit Shean, the Golan Heights, the Jordan Valley and the Eastern Galilee.
Kinneret College is designed to boost social, cultural and economic development in the region. After completing their studies, many alumni often remain in the northern periphery. Students, alumni and academic staff all enrich the region, and contribute to the development of local industry maintaining ties with industries in diverse fields. Our faculty, staff, and students have extensive knowledge necessary to find solutions to pressing challenges.

Building Projects
Our campus consists of five permanent buildings, three dormitories, and about 45 mobile structures:
The Harry Triguboff Science and Technology Center
The Robert and Yadelle Sklare Family Library - a modern academic library
The Achi Racov School of Engineering
The Max Alperin Building
The Land of Israel Studies Center - located at the recently restored historic train station at Tzemach
The five-year plan:
The college is planning to construct three more buildings: a classroom building which will serve as an Excellence Center, a Student House and the Humanities and Social Sciences faculty building. Based on research development at the college, construction work will continue on laboratories and research centers.

Student Welfare
The Dean of Students Office, guides, operates and counsel’s students about issues relating to student welfare and assists students to successfully complete their studies.
The staff assists students with scholarships, emotional support, learning disabilities, student accommodation, supports Arabic speaking students, supports new immigrants, Student Advancement Services, and a Social Involvement Unit.

The Dean of Students Office, in partnership with the Student Association, operates a wide range of cultural activities at the college. The Student Association, which is elected by and comprised of college students, is responsible for entertainment, culture and social life on and off campus.