Kinneret Academic College, also known as Galilee College, is an academic institution located in northern Israel. The college is located a local Kibbutz (a cooperative farm) and first opened its doors in 1965. Affiliated with Bar Ilan University for many years, Kinneret became a recognized independent secondary academic institution in 2011.
Tourism is one of Israel's four pillar industries (the other three being high-tech, agriculture and energy), and the college has been providing ideal conditions for the development of the industry, becoming the largest department for Tourism and Hotel Management in Israel, giving students unique insights into tourism and hotel management.
Founded in 1965.
Areas of excellence: Communication research, tourism and hotel management are among the leading programs offered in Israel.