H.I.T. in general and the Faculty of Design in particular believe in collaboration and working together to achieve excellence in all fields of activity.
The Faculty of Design participates and innitiates international workshops, conferences, exhibitions and competitions. We conduct students, faculty and staff exchanges with over 50 partners, many are Cumulus members. We have joint projects and courses with other programs abroad. We run an annual international workshop week at the begining of each academic year.
The Faculty of Design places special emphasis on social and environmental issues, with a special study track in the department of industrial design. We conduct regular projects of design for special needs, the results are donated to institutes in this field. We conduct a unique project "Design Tutorial" with the Municipality of Holon, for the benefit of high school pupils.
Professional 4 years academic studies toward Bachelor degree, preparing for service to society
faculties and departments
the Faculty of Design has 3 departments: Dept. of Industrial Design Dept. of Interior Design Dept. of Visual Communication Design
bachelor level programs
B.Design Industrial Design B.Design Interior Design B.Design Visual Communication
master level programs
Master program in Integrated Design
research activity and main areas
current research is somewhat limited, mostly in the field of sustainability. with the opening of Master program in October 2010, scope of research will be expanded.
doctorate level programs
subject areas for exchange students
Industrial design Interior design Visual Communication design
15 June for semester 1 (starts in October) 15 December for semester 2 (starts in March)
Hebrew and English important note: visiting students do not need to know or study Hebrew. Knowledge of English is quite sufficient, as everyone here speaks English
semester 1 from mid October to end January semester 2 from early March to mid June note: the academic year is scheduled along the Jewish lunar calendar. exact dates vary slightly from year to year
cost of living per month (studying and living)
usually, visiting student do not pay tuition fees unless set by agreement with corresponding institute. cost of accommodation, food, transportation, materials, etc estimated between Euro 600-800 per month