Afeka, The Academic College of Engineering in Tel-Aviv is a prominent Israeli academic institution transforming engineering education to fit current needs of the start-up nation. As rapid technological developments demand graduates of engineering and science to exhibit strengths beyond technological aptitude, Afeka has pioneered an educational model integrating the knowledge, skills and values required of professionals in the modern workforce.

Backed by industry dialogue, Afeka led an ambitious yet essential process to define a graduate profile encompassing both engineering abilities and vital personal skills like multi-disciplinary team collaboration, critical thinking, self-directed learning and effective communication.

The Afeka Graduate Profile

All the professional knowledge&skills, personal skills and values required of engineers in the modern workforce

Multi-year strategy was then enacted through unique institute-wide change in order to embed these skills within the expected outcomes of the educational process, with a focus on producing an academic journey that is relevant to modern-day students and to current workforce needs, particularly within Israel’s high-tech industry.

The Afeka Educational Model

Competency-based engineering education that incorporates skill development in the learning outcomes of the holistic educational process, both in and out of the classroom

Today, Afeka provides a distinctive academic environment that sets it apart from other academic institutes. The curriculum interweaves theoretical coursework, labs and extracurricular platforms with relevant teaching and learning that is grounded in cutting-edge approaches that spark intellectual curiosity and supply ample opportunities for hands-on real-world experiences promoting the acquisition of skills needed for academic and professional success.

Afeka’s unique and forward-thinking educational model has enhanced the relevance of its programs – creating a meaningful positive experience for students and faculty, and forming a breeding ground for innovation in engineering and science academic studies and multidisciplinary research and development that supports our mission as a public academic institute serving as an economic, social, and national engine for growth.

The Afeka Experience

A bustling campus atmosphere full of hands-on multidisciplinary problem solving, innovation and research opportunities for students and faculty

First, by catalyzing workforce-ready graduates that are prepared to drive progress across industries and positively impact society by developing life-changing and life-saving technologies.

Additionally, by developing strong ties across the entire educational continuum – from primary schools to higher education to industry – thus promoting a holistic national vision for STEM education that builds skilled human capital to bolster Israel’s technology leadership and economy over generations.

Finally, by focusing on research fields where faculty have deep expertise in order to foster collaboration internally between academic fields, as well as with external stakeholders, thus accelerating knowledge transfer and technical breakthroughs for broader societal benefit.

This multidimensional approach of workforce-ready graduates, cross-sector partnerships, and research tied to real-world needs – reinforces Afeka’s role as a socio-economic engine elevating the start-up nations skilled human capital, innovation ecosystem and global technological edge.

As an engineering college that has molded itself according to the high-tech spirit of the nation, with an excellent reputation, a significant scope of activity, and a consistently growing student body, Afeka will continue its journey by constructing a new, larger and strategically located modern campus set to

provide a national hub for top-tier education, innovation and research in engineering and science.


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Afeka was founded in 1996 and is certified by the Israeli Council for Higher Education and funded by its Planning and Budgeting Committee