An Academic Powerhouse

Transforming Northern Israel


An academic powerhouse situated in Israel’s Northern Galilee, Tel-Hai College harnesses the area’s diverse natural resources to create innovative scientific inquiry, which provides local solutions to global challenges. Tel-Hai draws talented students and outstanding faculty from Israel and the world, leveraging its academic activity for the strategic and economic development of the Galilee, developing the next generation of scientists, researchers, teachers, and leaders who will impact the region, the country and the world.

A word from our president

Prof. Eliezer Shalev, MD

President, Tel-Hai College

Dear Friends and Partners,

Tel-Hai is an institution that encourages excellence, innovation and entrepreneurship, while endorsing values of equality, tolerance and diversity in Israeli society. As we continuously strive to excel in academics and research; we have a wider vision and a sense of purpose that inspires and motivates us: to promote the development of the Galilee, generate growth, create employment, provide a solid base for investment in the region, while respecting our natural environment and its unique resources.

Tel-Hai is part of a regional ecosystem, in which research, academia, business, local communities, and agriculture evolve together in a symbiotic relationship that contributes to the sustainability of the region and enables all to flourish. 

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    Tel-Hai develops and maintains a culture of collaboration, equality of opportunities, critical discourse, curiosity, while constantly searching for new knowledge and insight. College management upholds the academic freedom and freedom of speech of all individuals in its midst.

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