Who We Are

Beit Berl College is a multidisciplinary college focused on training educators while spearheading new developments in education, society and the arts. We see education as a vehicle for social mobility, equality and justice for all sectors of Israeli society.

Beit Berl at a Glance

  • ​Founded in 1949
  • One of the largest colleges in Israel
  • 10,000 enrolled students
  • 700 professors, lecturers and expert practitioners
  • Multicultural campus with diverse mixture of young and old, Jewish and Arab, secular and veteran, immigrant and international students
  • First college of education to be recognized for academic excellence and gain the same academic independence as Israel’s universities
  • High level of community engagement


With a campus at the meeting point between one of Israel’s high-tech centers (Kfar Saba and Raanana) and the Triangle region of Israel’s Arab towns (Tira and Taibeh), Beit Berl College is a living laboratory for building a shared society. see map


Research conducted by Beit Berl academic staff has garnered prestigious grants, is published extensively in leading international academic journals, and is presented and discussed at academic conferences in Israel and around the world. The College maintains an extensive library system, including one of the largest and most distinctive collections in Arabic, a dedicated art and digital media library, and a Center for Children’s Literature, which contains many rare volumes.


Beit Berl’s graduates comprise almost one-fifth of all Israeli secular public school teachers – Jewish and Arab – and hold prominent positions in Israeli national and local government, private and non-profit sectors and the global arts community.


​We are expanding our strategic network of partnerships with universities and colleges in Europe and North America, offering academic staff and student exchanges as well as joint research. We are also part of the European Union Tempus-IRIS program for academic internationalization.


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