The opening of the 3.12.2023 academic year will be postponed due to the war situation and the high percentage of reservists among the students and faculty; The semester will open in all research universities with the beginning of the release process of those recruited into the reserves, but not before December XNUMX, XNUMX
Since the beginning of the war, tens of thousands of male and female students and faculty members have been widely recruited, according to estimates this is about 30% of all university students. The research universities in Israel strengthen the recruits and give them and all residents of the State of Israel support and assistance in a variety of local and national initiatives.
"With the clear goal of not harming the student community, which includes reservists and their spouses along with residents of conflict zones who were evacuated from their homes, families whose loved ones were murdered, kidnapped or injured - the board of heads of the research universities informs about the postponement of the start of the academic year XNUMX."
"The winter semester will open in all research universities with the beginning of the release process of those recruited into the reserves, but not before December 3.12.2023, XNUMX. Before the start of the semester, two weeks' advance notice will be given, which will be devoted to returning to routine and the academic track, and at the end of which the studies will begin."
"We aim for the school year to take place in its entirety and include two full semesters. As the need arises, the school year will also slide into the summer period. The individual decisions regarding the structure of the academic year will be made at each of the universities."