The School of Real Estate was established in 2018, with the aim of institutionalizing the real estate management professions as an academic field with unique characteristics. The vision of the School of Real Estate is that in the twenty-first century, the evolving field of real estate will be fully studied in academia. For this reason, we have built a step-by-step discipline with an orderly academic manner enabling the teaching and the transfer of knowledge in real estate to those seeking to engage in the field.
The Real Estate School operates under the auspices of the Ministry of Construction and Housing
Director of the School of Real Estate: Dr. Haim Zicherman
Below you can find short descriptions of some of Ono’s many Real Estate related programs.
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This unique track includes a comprehensive study of the real estate business field, in four main areas: financial, planning, legal and managerial. During a program spread over seven semesters, students study the entire real estate world step by step, with an eye towards becoming experts in the field.
The degree program includes choosing one of three focus areas:
Among the courses: Planning and Construction Law, Contract and Property Law, Zero Report and Business Plan, Construction Licensing and Improvement Levy, Foreclosure and Liquidation Sharing, Real Estate Tax Law, Urban Planning, Mortgage Advice, Entrepreneurship and Real Estate Investments and more.
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Almost every lawyer is involved in real estate work. However, most jurists do not have a formal education in this field. The master’s program is a unique in Israeli Academia, providing students with a master’s degree that includes in-depth specialization in the Israeli real estate world.
Among the courses: Expropriation Law, Israeli Land Law, Planning and Construction Law, Execution of Real Estate Transactions Abroad, Real Estate Tax Law, Urban Renewal, Reading Building Plans, Advanced Property Law Issues, Economic Analysis and Threatening Aspects and more.
As of 2021, the program:
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Mefalsim College operates in collaboration with Israel’s Ministry of Construction and Housing by virtue of winning a tender in 2019. This unique program is designed to teach project management for the construction of residential neighborhoods.
The comprehensive curriculum is designed to provide students with comprehensive and up-to-date engineering and professional knowledge in the field of project management and relating to infrastructure development of residential neighborhoods. Great emphasis is placed on imparting practical engineering tools and creating a common language for the various roles in site management, in order to lead processes at the project level while maximizing professionalism, integration and resource savings. The curriculum is built according to the chronological order of the implementation process of the construction of a residential neighborhood, going through all stages of management, planning, execution, budget, schedules and quality, all with the aim of “making order” for project managers. The curriculum also includes aspects of managing and developing neighborhoods in the future. Issues such as “smart cities” and contract management in various methods are covered.
Professional Manager: Engineer Eyal Amrusi.
Pre-requisites for admission to the course: Engineering background, practical engineers / civil engineers, practical experience in the field (project management / site management (residential neighborhood) / supervision).
The program is 250 hours, divided into two study semesters and consists of a total of about 30 meetings once a week.
The School of Real Estate offers a number of certificate studies programs, including:
The program, delivered in collaboration with the Urban Renewal Authority, is a 50-hour course that includes comprehensive and up-to-date knowledge regarding Israeli urban renewal programs .
Come and learn about the changes and innovations in the hottest field of real estate entrepreneurship, with the best lecturers in Israel.
The program includes:
The most important deal in our personal lives is the purchase of our residential apartment. The apartment purchase will affect a young couple’s next thirty years, and yet most couples do so without prior knowledge from the economic, real estate and legal aspects.
In this series of videos, we have done your homework for you. We have prepared ten short videos, created by the best experts in Israel, that present a “Guide to the Perplexed” for buyers of their first apartment.
In this third iteration of the real estate lecture series, we hosted senior figures in the Israeli real estate market, who spoke to the students and the general public about his/her field of work and knowledge of the profession.
Series moderator: Mr. Ofer Petersburg, Real Estate Today
Below are links to the lectures:
Real Estate Dialog: Ono’s Academic Real Estate Programs, Article in Yisrael Hayom, November 2020 (Hebrew) – Dr. Haim Zicherman, Director of the School of Real Estate and Senior Lecturer in Law at Ono Academic College, discusses the reasons for studying real estate in the new academic tracks intended for veterans, students and graduates. He also addresses the question: How to make real estate accessible to everyone?