the Faculty is a leader in its field, with standard teaching of “black-letter” law and litigation enriched by crossovers to the humanities, the social sciences, medicine and technology, as well as the economic analysis of law. Dovetailing with its academic creativity, the Faculty is also the most diverse and multicultural legal institution in Israel. Its student body comprises a full array of Israel's ethnicities, including Jews, Arabs, and Druze. Numerous countries of origin and cultural backgrounds are represented in our lively community.
On 2.1.14 we celebrated the founding conference of the Alumni Association The Faculty of Law at the University of Haifa. Attended by about 350 graduates, in the packed to capacity. We received enthusiastic responses from most important and exciting event. Photos from the event
Faculty offers world-class research centers . Global prominence is enhanced by a growing repertoire of international cooperation: research institutes. students in our programs engage highly successful litigation, and exemplary applied research.
The Haifa Faculty of Law is not detached from the community and social environment in which it is located.
The Faculty's contribution is done on a few levels, and the rationale is using the academic added value for the benefit of the community and especially to manifest policy change.
The Haifa Center for Law and Technology (HCLT) is a renowned interdisciplinary research institute.
It is the first and the only center in Israel dedicated to the study of the interconnection between law and technology.
HCLT is based at the Faculty of Law, University of Haifa on the northern coast of Israel. The main goal of the center is to promote research activities in the fields of Law and Technology and Intellectual Property.
HCLT further seeks to promote dialogue between academics, innovators, policymakers and businesses, in order to establish the scientific foundation for legislation to address new technologies.
The center conducts workshops and conferences, and promotes research activities by faculty and students, judges, lawyers, jurists, decision makers and the general public. With four full time faculty members, international visiting professors and a number of adjunct faculty HCLT offers a wide range of courses and seminars in Intellectual Property and Information Law at graduate and post graduate level.
Graduate programs include a unique LL.M program in Law and Technology and a Master's Degree program in Patent Law (intended for scientists and engineers) in collaboration with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Worldwide Academy.
HCLT benefits from collaboration with two major centers for the study of the information environment located at the University of Haifa: The Institute for Interdisciplinary Applications of Computer Science and the Center for Internet Research.
The Center has established a world-wide reputation in its field and enjoys a wide network of international collaborators.
HCLT facilitates Creative Commons Israel.