Israel sees sharp decline in undergrads opting for humanities
Academic year opens with faculty strikes at Bar-Ilan and 60 technological colleges.
The number of undergraduate students enrolled in the humanities declined steeply over the last decade, from 35 percent to 25.5 percent, according to data released Tuesday by the Central Bureau of Statistics. During the same period, which compared enrollment in 1999-2000 with enrollment in 2011-2012, there was also a spike in the number of new social science students, up from 19.6 percent to 24 percent of...
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