Max Stern Academic College of Emek Yezreel

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Max Stern Academic College of Emek Yezreel
המכללה האקדמית עמק יזרעאל
Max Stern Academic College of Emek Yezreel.svg
Type Public
Established 1965
President Ariela Lebenstein
Rector Aliza Shenhar
Academic staff
Students 5,000[1]
Location Jezreel Valley, Israel
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Max Stern Academic College of Emek Yezreel (המכללה האקדמית עמק יזרעאל) is a college located in the Jezreel Valley (Galilee region) of Israel, between the cities Afula and Nazareth, and next to Kfar Gid'on, Tel Adashim and Mizra.

Founded in 1965 as Emek Yezreel College, Max Stern College later served as a regional branch of Hebrew University from 1973 to 1994. In 1994 the Israel Council for Higher Education gave accreditation to Max Stern College as an independent academic institution capable of granting bachelor's degrees. The college offers BA degrees to some 5,000 students in a diverse array of fields, including Economics, Behavioral Sciences, Social Sciences, Communication Studies, Human Services, Health Administration, Nursing Studies and General Studies.

The college is named after Max Stern, whose son Leonard N. Stern gave a monetary gift in his name when he died.

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  1. ^ "About YVC". Max Stern Academic College of Emek Yezreel. Retrieved September 4, 2011. 

Coordinates: 32°39′4.22″N 35°17′36.65″E / 32.6511722°N 35.2935139°E / 32.6511722; 35.2935139