Recently, our newly elected provost, Prof. Rafi Melnick signed a number of agreements, primarily for student and faculty mobility. This provides new and exciting opportunities with top institutions around the globe, increasing our current pool of partners to 130+. These are: Corvinus University, Hungary Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus ESSCA School of Management, France HDBW […]
Dear Partners and Friends, As 2019 comes to a close, we reflect upon the successes we have shared with you this year: new and exciting partnerships; continued and extended collaborations with existing partners; countless student, faculty, and staff mobilities; knowledge sharing; new alliances; and more. We look forward to a New Year with you, filled […]
On 5-6 September 2019, IDC Herzliya hosted the 3rd meeting of the Alliance of Leading European Universities in the Economic and Social Sciences (ALEUESS). The ALEUESS consortium, on the initiative of former president Prof. Ernst-Ludwig von Thadden from University of Mannheim, is comprised of leading European universities in the economic and social sciences. Together […]
A senior governmental delegation from Vietnam visited IDC Herzliya in July 2019. The 18-strong delegation was led by H.E. Mr. Pham Minh Chinh, Politburo member, Secretary of the Party Central Committee (PCC), and Head of the PCC Organization Commission. Mr. Chinh was accompanied by senior party members, as well as H.E. Do Minh Hung, […]
On 16 July, 2019 a six-strong delegation from Washington University in St. Louis, led by its current provost, Prof. Holden Thorpe, visited IDC Herzliya. As one of our strongest partners in the USA, this is the second senior delegation to visit us in 2019. In January 2019, and as part of its 25th anniversary celebrations, […]
Between 18 and 21 February 2019, the Office of Research Support and Global Engagement at IDC Herzliya successfully hosted its 1st International Partner Week. The week-long event involved 27 participants from nine different countries, representing 18 institutions: Germany: Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University; Frankfurt School of Finance & Management; HWR Berlin; LMU München; Reutlingen University; University […]
A Chinese delegation, led by the Party Secretary of Haidian District in Beijing, Mr. Yu Jun, visited IDC Herzliya on November 25th, 2018. Haidian District in Beijing and the Municipality of Herzliya concluded a twin city agreement, hence fostering academic cooperation in the fields of data science, computer science, virtual reality, social neuroscience, sustainability and […]
The approval was granted following the recommendation of an International Committee, which commended IDC on meeting the high standards of the leading research institutions in Israel and around the world Read more here
The Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya opened its new academic school year on October 14th. Approximately 7,000 first and second degree students will begin their studies within the ten schools on campus. This year marks the 25th year anniversary of the establishment of IDC Herzliya. Read more here
On July 16-17, 2018, the presidents of 12 leading universities in the economic and social sciences met at the University of Mannheim for strategy talks. On the initiative of President Prof. Ernst-Ludwig von Thadden they discussed developments in European higher education and explored the scope for co-operation. Read the full press release here
The Council for Higher Education voted to allow IDC Herzliya to apply to establish a doctorate program in law. Others will follow. This marks the first time that the council has granted permission to an academic institution that is not a university to apply to open a PhD program, paving the way for IDC Herzliya […]
We are happy to share with you some of the latest developments at the Office of Research and Global Engagement at IDC Herzliya. Read our Spring 2018 newsletter here
New IDC Research Grants in the H2020 Program IDC congratulates our latest research grant winners in the highly competitive and prestigious research and innovation program, Horizon2020, of the European Commission. Dr. Amichai Magen of the Lauder School for Government, Diplomacy and Strategy, has received funds for two different projects, accounting for 50% of all Israeli […]
Newsletter Winter 2017 With this Winter newsletter we want to share with you our latest developments, including recent academic rankings; engagement with India and China; new partners; new exchange student figures for this semester; on-going Erasmus+ joint research projects; and finally our latest faculty news and appointments.
In July 2017 Prof. Uriel Reichman, President and Founder of IDC, led a seven-strong academic delegation to Beijing, China, including: Prof. Boaz Ganor , Dean of the Lauder School of Government, Strategy and Diplomacy; Director & Founder of the International Institute for Counter Terrorism Major General (Ret.) Amos Gilead, Head of the Institute for Policy and […]
Recently Debbie Joel and Christian Jowers attended International Staff weeks at the University of Masaryk (Czech Republic) and University of Granada (Spain) respectively. This was possible thanks to Erasmus+ agreements in place for staff mobility at IDC, allowing us to share work praxis with colleagues from around Europe and the Mediterranean Basin (including North Africa […]
IDC in partnership with Birthright Israel is offering students from abroad the opportunity to be exposed to Entrepreneurship or Conflict Management, all while enjoying the highlights of a classic Birthright Israel trip, on Birthright Israel Academic. Spend 12 days, earn 3 credits, all for $500. Study Global Innovation and Entrepreneurship or Conflict Management and Counter-Terrorism […]
Newsletter Spring 2017 With this early Israeli spring newsletter we want to share with you our latest developments, including our engagement with India and China; our new partners; new exchange student figures for this semester; summer programs; joint workshops; on-going Erasmus+ joint research projects; and finally our newest team members, Maytal and Ariella.
Dr Eric Zimmerman delivered an inspiring talk at the Delivering Change Forum 2017 in Mumbai. His 30-minute presentation touched on the elements that make partnerships work and how to advance these in the 21st Century in the context of Israel and India.
IDC welcomed the New Year with a mission to China headed by Dr Eric Zimmerman, the Head of Research and Global Engagement. Eric, Nili Stein from Executive and Continuing Education, and Christian Jowers visited important institutions in Beijing, Jinan and Shanghai to deepen our collaboration with existing partners and foster new ones. These included: Guanghua […]
President of IDC Professor Uriel Reichman, and Head of Research and Global Engagement, Dr Eric Zimmerman, recently travelled to India to further expand the collaboration between India and IDC. The trip was marked by the presence of the President of Israel Reuven Rivlin, who witnessed the signing ceremony of multiple Memoranda of Understanding for academic […]
On the 28th of September IDC Herzliya co-hosted the EDUCON conference. Initiated in 2005 by Sakal Media Group (India), EDUCON aims to provide a platform to discuss pressing issues, share ideas, knowledge and experience in the educational field. For the first time this two-day conference was held