Reichman University


Reichman University is a private, not-for-profit, and nonsectarian, research university located at Herzliya, in the Tel Aviv District.

Reichman University (formerly IDC Herzliya) was founded in 1994 by Israeli professor of law Uriel Reichman, and is classified as an independent non-budgeted academic institution. It has 8,000 students currently enrolled for undergraduate and graduate degrees, including 2,000 international students from 86 countries around the world.

In 2014 the Reichman University was ranked the most successful academic start-up institution in Israel and outside of the United States, ranking first in Israel and twenty-first in the world. In the same year, Reichman University law graduates achieved the highest passing rate at the national bar examination of all Israeli academic institutions. In addition, Reichman University has been the only academic institution in the world that has won the international Jean Pictet International Humanitarian Law competition, organized by the International Committee of the Red Cross, in consecutive years, winning it twice in 2010 and 2011.


Michal Grinstein-Weiss

Ambassador to Reichman University

Director, Social Policy Institute, Shanti K. Khinduka Distinguished Professor, and Associate Dean for Policy Initiatives, Brown School