Welcome to the "Shaanan" Academic Religious Teachers' College website.
This unique college, established in 1951 and situated on the outskirts of Haifa, does its utmost to provide its students with the necessary facilities for ensuring their studies are fruitful and successful, whilst sustaining a learning framework within religious surroundings. The college possesses a comprehensive college library, a pedagogic center for preparing teaching materials, computers, state-of-the-art technology classrooms, dormitories and more. We are also proud of our crèche, which enables young mothers to concentrate on their studies, knowing that their young children are being well taken care of and within easy reach.
Priding ourselves on maintaining a high academic level and a friendly environment, the Shaanan College staff and faculty are committed to constantly improving the level of education provided by the college. Our innovative teacher training programs have made Shaanan College an enjoyable, dynamic and salutary place for those seeking to train as teachers in the local education system.
Thousands of religious men and women have graduated from Shaanan College, with many currently holding important teaching, administrative, supervisory and pedagogic roles at all levels.
is recognized by the Israel Council for Higher Education and is authorized to award B.Ed. and M.Ed. academic degrees to its students.
is home to a number of intensive four-year teacher preparation programs as well as unique teacher training programs for religious students of all sectors.