Haifa, May 30, 2013
The senate of the University's faculties that runs the University has also voted that two other days should become university holidays: the Muslim Kurban Bairam and the Drusian Id Al-Adha.
Haifa University was founded in 1963. The University campus was founded in 1965, designed by the famous Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer. There are seven departments in the University: humanities, social science, law, natural science, education, social welfare and public health. Around 17,000 students and postgraduates study attend.