With more than 14,500 students from across Israel’s religious, cultural, and ethnic spectrum, and campuses in major cities and development towns around the country, Ono Academic College is the fastest growing institute of higher education in Israel, and a model of inclusive undergraduate and graduate programming and education-based social reform.
Ono Academic College’s Round Tables Program is an academic curriculum that explores Israeli identity by exposing students to the cultural, religious and ethnic complexity of Israel and the challenges of modern, democratic Israel as a pluralistic Jewish state. These meetings of students from Jewish, Christian, Muslim, Druze, Ethiopian, secular, religious
In January 2019, Ono Academic College established the world’s first center for the study of Ethiopian Jewish heritage. Its founding chair, Rabbi Dr. Shalom Sharon, is a renowned Ethiopian-Israelicommunity leader, author and scholar. Ethiopian Jews have long referred to themselves as “Beta Israel”— the House of Israel. Beta Israel is, in effect, the
Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is an educational model aimed at using neurological research to create inclusive learning environments. The model is based on the understanding that people differ greatly in terms of capabilities and limitations, preferred learning styles, interests, needs, and skills. The UDL model recommends flexibility in teaching
Ono Academic College’s Simulation and Training Center is a one-of-a-kind experiential learning tool that prepares our business, law, humanities and health professions students for employment interviews and real-life work situations by providing a safe, structured and fully-customizable problem solving environment.
Professional actors are employed to give every training session a
For the Ethiopian Israeli community, the key to effective absorption and financial stability is the development of dynamic and successful young leaders, made possible by quality higher educational programming and job placement assistance. By providing personal attention, full tutorial support, generous scholarships, and a welcoming, adaptive and inclusive learning environment,
Ono Academic College has become Israel’s largest academic campus for men and women from ultra-Orthodox backgrounds. In deference to their way of life, the ultra-Orthodox students study on a separate campus, and men and women attend classes on different days and are taught only by lecturers of their own genders.
In line with its commitment to inclusion and the true accessibility of higher education, Ono Academic College offers a Bachelor’s degree program in Business Administration with a concentration in Information Systems for individuals diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome. Utilizing a specially adapted curriculum, that includes individual and group workshops, specially designed
Ono Academic College is proud to be the first private academic institution to receive accreditation from the Israel Council for Higher Education to award BOT degrees in Occupational Therapy. Occupational Therapy is a therapeutic-rehabilitative profession; its purpose is to improve a person’s ability to function and quality
Service in the Israel Defense Forces is an important rite of passage for Israeli youth and a launch pad for social and professional success. Though young adults on the Autism spectrum are often unable to take advantage of this crucial and transformative experience, Ono Academic College’s innovative program known as
Ono Academic College is proud to be the first private academic institution to receive accreditation from the Israel Council for Higher Education to award BA degrees in Communication Sciences and Disorders. Communication Sciences and Disorders is a diagnostic and therapeutic-rehabilitative profession; its purpose is to facilitate processes
The Ono Legal Clinic Center for Social Justice affords pro bono legal aid in a variety of different fields to individuals who cannot otherwise afford to pay for legal services. In addition to providing students with practical legal tools alongside theoretical legal education, the legal clinics allow them to gain