Services to Students
For further information, contact the Information Center at 972-9-7782222.
Discounts and benefits
In this section you will find information (in Hebrew) concerning discounts and benefits provided by organizations and companies in Israel.
List of discounts and benefits for students (in Hebrew)
The discounts and benefits will be provided to students who present a valid student card issued by the Open University, accompanied by an ID if required. Every student may purchase the products or use the services offered. Advertisements of the products and services are the responsibility of the advertising bodies and the University is not liable for their content in any way whatsoever. Publication of advertisements in the information sheets published by the Dean of Students does not in any way indicate a preference for a certain product or service.
In addition, throughout the academic year the office of the Dean of Students receives information of interest to students from external bodies. This information is not published in the information sheets for various reasons, including the timeframe in which they are received. This information is sent to the study centers throughout the country and posted on the bulletin boards in these centers.
Services to new immigrant students
Tuition assistance for new immigrant students
The Student Department of the Ministry of Immigrant Absorption provides tuition assistance to new immigrant students who meet their eligibility criteria. Information may be obtained from the office of the Dean of Students, tel: 972-9-7781501, fax: 972-9-7782634. Please indicate exact name and address and information sheets will be mailed to you. Note that receipt of financial assistance is contingent on fulfillment of additional requirements set by the Ministry of Immigrant Absorption (immigration date, etc.) For information contact the Student Administration regional offices at the telephones below:
See the letter to the new immigrant, here.
Cultural and welfare services
Eligibility and benefits provided by various organizations
Click here for a list of organizations which provide benefits to students (in Hebrew).
Legal assistance is available to Open University students.
See details here (in Hebrew).
Assistance for students with special needs
Special Testing Arrangements
Students who for medical reasons or other limitations require special testing arrangements should inform the Dean of Students office in writing, enclosing relevant documents, no later than one month prior to the first exam date.
Students with diagnosed learning disabilities should contact the Study Guidance Center in writing, specifying modified test conditions and together with the diagnosis. For additional information please contact 972-9-7781958.
At the request of the Center for the Organization of Examinations, students eligible for special exam conditions shoulf register for the exam date two weeks before the deadline.
The psychological services of Tel Aviv University and Haifa University offer their services to Open University students for treatment of personal and emotional problems.
Therapy (individual and group)
Workshops for reducing exam anxiety - participants will learn varied techniques to reduce exam anxiety.
For information please contact the Psychological Services Office at 972-3-6409694, 972-3-6408505, Monday-Thursday, 09:00-14:30, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please register at the Clinical department office, Berman Center, Multi-Function building, 972-4-8249334, Monday-Thursday, 09:00-16:00, e-mail: email@example.com.
All services are provided for a fee. Students will be asked to present a student card issued by the Open University, as well as an ID card.