Why study Psychology?
Because Psychology is a powerful therapeutic tool, catering to a wide range of emotional, behavioral and educational problems, assisting us in better understanding our families, our environment and ourselves. The market demand for psychologists of all disciplines is constantly increasing, and there is a growing need for personal, family, organizational and social therapists.
Why study Psychology at Bar-Ilan?
Because of our department
Bar-Ilan University's Department of Psychology is well recognized as a realm of unparalleled professional and academic excellence, offering a wide variety of innovative, exciting study Programs. Courses are held in small groups, providing close and personal guidance by top lecturers, in a manner befitting the high standards of academics and professionalism.
The Department offers B.A. studies as a major or a minor, and Graduate Degree Programs in five different study tracks:
1. Clinical psychology
2. Child-Clinical psychology
3. Clinical-Rehabilitation psychology
4. Social-Organizational psychology
5. Experimental psychology
Because of our faculty members
The faculty of the Department of Psychology includes prominent professors and researchers, among which are Israel's most renowned therapists. Many of our faculty members come from world-leading academic institutions, and have published highly profiled researches and articles. The faculty holds a large number of professional conventions and workshops, generating great interest, and invites the students to participate and take part in the activities.
Because of the practical experience
Teaching in the Department is based on the "researcher-therapist" model, offering students practical experience in the various Clinics operated by the department in the framework of community outreach Programs. This way, students get to acquire a hands-on experience as part of their professional training, while working in collaboration and under the close guidance of our top researchers and therapists.
Because of the emphasis on research
Students of all study tracks at the Department of Psychology participate in faculty members' research, enjoying access to the most advanced research technologies in the world, implemented in the Leslie and Susan Gonda (Goldschmied) Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center at Bar-Ilan University. The Center performs groundbreaking research, held by the world's top researchers.
Because of the our unique internship options
Exclusive internship options are offered to graduates of the Bar-Ilan Department of Psychology, who can intern in any of the Clinics operated by the Department.