About The School of Social Work

The Louis & Gabi Weisfeld School of Social Work at Bar Ilan University, founded in 1966, combines universal and eternal Jewish moral values with advanced intervention methods and innovative research. By providing its students with the various professional intervention methods, the School trains them to work with individuals, families, groups, organizations, neighborhoods and communities. Among the School faculty are distinguished researchers and professionals known nationally and internationally for their theoretical, research, and clinical knowledge. Our graduates qualify for recognition as professional social workers, and many serve in senior positions in welfare organizations, government, non-profit organizations and in the academia .



Study tracks at the School:


B.A.Degree Program and B.A. Degree Retraining Program in the following two tracks:

• Individual – group work

• Community – group work


M.A. Degree Program in one of the following three specializations:

• Advanced Clinical Practice

• Rehabilitation and Health

• Community and Organizational Development


Ph.D. Degree Program


The Continuing Education Unit offers courses in advanced methods of practice and intervention.