Sapir College has become a leading, large-scale academic institute recognized by the Council for Higher Education. 9,000 students currently attend the college and chose to study a degree from a diverse range of facultiess. Sapir College serves as a regional hub of culture, high-tech and education, attracting students and lecturers from all over the country.
Sapir offers a wide range of different disciplinary undergraduate and graduate studies:
o Software systems & Computer Science, Technological Marketing, Industrial Management and Control, Logistics and Operations.
o School of Audio and Visual Arts, Communications Creativity and Criticism, Cultural Creation and Production Studies.
o School of Law, Economics & Accounting, Human Resource Management, Public Administration and Policy, Humanities and Social Sciences, Economics & Management, School of Social Work.
o School of Practical Engineering (Learning Tracks: Architecture & Interior Design, Biotechnology, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Media Design, Sound Engineering, Cinema & TV Arts, Water Technology Engineering, Engineer – Mechatronics, Practical Mechanical Vehicle Engineer)
Several annual conferences and events are organized and take place in Sapir Academic College:
o The Sderot Conference for Society – annual event bringing together political and economic experts to discuss relevant social issues and conflicts.
o The Film Festival of the South – an international film festival organized by the School of Audio and Visual Arts.
In October 2017, the “Sapir Media Lab” (SML) will be lunched with the cooperation with the Cisco digitization program. The SML will build effective interdisciplinary teams of students to work on DH projects that will integrate digital media tools in the fields of humanities, social sciences, arts and education. For example, digitization of heritage materials preserved in the Negev, as well as building platforms to provide access. The SML will perform as a working environment for workshops, hackathons, teaching and learning DH programs and mentoring innovative ideas of students.
More information can be found on our website: http://www.sapir.ac.il/en