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Kinneret College on the Sea of Galilee is an institution of higher education based on a multicultural educational philosophy, committed to the advancement and development of the region, encouraging social involvement. Founded in 1965 on the shores of the Sea of Galilee, it caters to approximately 4000 students studying in various tracks and departments.

Academic Programs

The college offers a range of academic degree programs:

The Achi Racov School of Engineering:

• Water Industry Engineering (B.Sc.)
• Electrical and Electronic Engineering (B.Sc.)
• Software Engineering (B.Sc.)
• Quality and Reliability Engineering (B.Sc.)
• Gas and Petroleum Energy Engineering (B.Sc.)

The School of Social Sciences and Humanities:

• Land of Israel Studies (B.A) and (M.A.)
• Tourism and Hotel Management (B.A.) and (M.A.)
  (The M.A. program is taught in English)
• Behavioral Sciences (B.A.)
• Communication (B.A.)
• Education and Community (B.A.)
• Interdisciplinary Studies (B.A.)
• Human Resources Management (B.A.)

Kinneret College has become a key player in the northern periphery by offering residents of the surrounding communities access to higher education: the cities of Tiberias and Beit Shean, the Golan Heights, the Jordan Valley and the Eastern Galilee.

The College places students at its center, promotes high academic standards and educates its graduates to meet the challenges of tomorrow. Students, alumni and academic staff all enrich the region, and the development of local industry; establishing and maintaining connections with industries in diverse fields.

Campus Buildings
The Harry Triguboff Science and Technology Center
The Robert and Yadelle Sklare Family Library
The Achi Racov School of Engineering
The Max Alperin Building
The Land of Israel Studies Center - located at the restored Tzemach train station

Student Dormitories
Our student dormitories accommodate about 250 beds, in three buildings offering a variety of rooms types.

Student Welfare
The Dean of Students office assists with scholarships, emotional support, learning disabilities, accommodations, supports Arabic speaking students, supports new immigrants, and provides student advancement services.

Student Association
Elected by and comprised of college students, it is responsible for entertainment, culture and social life on and off campus.