Reichman University's Vision

Reichman University is a dream realized; an academic institution that changed the face of higher education in Israel and became a successful, pioneering model and a source of inspiration.

There were no private educational institutions of significance in Israel until 1994, when IDC Herzliya was founded. Modeled on Ivy League universities in the United States, Reichman University is a non-profit corporate entity which is not subsidized by the government and is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in education and research. Its founders aimed to create an Israeli university for the third millennium – a university where personal achievement goes hand in hand with social responsibility.


Reichman University’s approach is fundamentally different from other academic institutions in Israel because of its interdisciplinary spirit and strong social commitment.


Reichman University seeks to train a future Israeli leadership of the highest caliber in the fields of law, business, government, computer science, communications, psychology and economics.


Reichman University aspires to provide its students with a broad, in-depth education and the skills needed to excel in the international business arena of the 21st century.


Reichman University seeks to employ accomplished faculty of international repute whose careers reflect a combination of scholarly excellence and practical experience.

Reichman University fosters research, scholarship, and development programs noted for their quality, creativity, innovation and impact. Reichman University is a center for the creation of knowledge; the advancement of the social sciences linked to jurisprudence, the sciences and innovation.
Reichman University is a leading hub for innovative and collaborative research.


Reichman University, a non-profit organization established for the public good, charges tuition based on actual costs, while taking into account the financial means of its students. It selects and rewards its faculty and administrative staff on the basis of individual merit.


Reichman University is actively involved in the community, contributing according to its capabilities and the resources at its disposal.


Reichman University is committed to the fundamental values of a free and tolerant society, while maintaining a Zionist philosophy – first and foremost, freedom of the individual for self-realization in all realms of thought and action, while striving to strengthen the State of Israel.


Reichman University’s motto is "freedom and responsibility."

Principles and Aims

  • Reichman University aims to train the future leaders of the State of Israel, to nurture a financial, political, technological, and legal leadership of the highest caliber. Reichman University's innovative approach is considerably different from that of other academic institutions in Israel in that it involves integrating disciplines and great responsibility to society.
  • Reichman University aspires to provide its graduates with a profound and extensive education in a variety of arenas, and to motivate them to utilize the interdisciplinary approach that is an indispensable ingredient of success in the international business arena in the 21st Century.
  • Reichman University will meticulously seeks to employ in its faculty qualified teachers of international repute who combine academic excellence with real-world experience.

  • Reichman University is a non-profit institution that was established to serve the public. The center does not receive assistance from the government budgetary system for higher education and enjoys complete academic and administrative freedom.
  • Reichman University charges its students a realistic tuition, which takes into account their financial capacity, and will select and remunerate its academic and professional staff members based on their qualifications.
  • Reichman University is involved in the life of the community in which it functions and utilizes the best of the talent and resources at its disposal to contribute to the community.
  • Reichman University sees itself as committed to the fundamental principles of a free and tolerant society, starting with the freedom of each individual for self-realization in every aspect of his or her intellectual and practical life. The university will work to strengthen these principles in Israeli society and to encourage its students to act in their spirit.