About Ariel University - A New Spirit in Higher Education
Ariel University was established in 1982. Israel's newest university is evolving into a major institution of research and higher education and taking its place among the ranks of Israel's universities.
With over 15,000 students and 300 faculty members, the university represents the full spectrum of Israeli society: Jews and Arabs, secular and observant, new immigrants and native-born Israelis. It is expected that by 2025, enrollment will total 20,000 students.
The faculties of Ariel University include Health Sciences, Natural Sciences, Engineering, Social Sciences and Humanities, as well as Schools of Architecture and Communications which offer .B.A., B.Sc., B.Ha., B.Tech and B.Arch. studies. In addition, Ariel University offers Master's degree programs for M.A., M.B.A, M.H.A. M.W.S and M.Sc. degrees. In 2014, Ariel University initiated a Ph.D. programs for doctorate studies in many fields. All degrees are recognized by the Council for Higher Education in Israel.
Ariel University is home to a variety of research centers, including an integrative brain science center, an applied cancer research center, a center for robotics research and applications, a homeland security R & D center, a world-renowned materials research center, and the Schlesinger Center for Radiation Sources and Applications (FEL – free electron laser particle accelerator). The Institute for Wine Research, in partnership with the Samaria and Jordan Rift R&D Center stands at the forefront of Israeli high-tech in the fields of wine research and development.