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The Ashkelon Academic College (AAC) staff is pleased to invite you to its spacious campus in the Ashkelon Education Center and offers you the chance to integrate into an academic college track. The college provides a broad range of academic options in a friendly, supportive atmosphere with varied cultural and social activities.

For thousands of young adults, AAC is a leading institution. AAC was recognized as a regional college in 1991, entitling it to confer a Bar Ilan University degree. In 2000, it was accredited independently as an academic college.

Currently considered one of the largest and most prestigious academic centers in Israel, its main areas of study are the social sciences, health sciences, exact sciences and humanities for Bachelor and Masters degrees. AAC has an experienced teaching team, including some of academia’s top professors and senior lecturers.

The college’s administrative and academic staff works to assist students throughout their years of study, through special programs and workshops geared to offer college graduates tools which enable smooth transitioning into the workplace, provision of scholarships, or personal mentoring to completion of studies. Students enjoy an advanced learning environment which includes labs, a well-stocked library, direct access to essential databases, rooms for shared studying, dorms, a students’ club, and a gym.

Dr. Pinhas Haliwa

CEO & Founder

Prof. Shimon Sharvit

College Rector

Prof. Shlomo Grossman  

College President

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