Situated in the heartland of the Galilee, The Max Stern Yezreel Valley College is a public college offering high quality higher education and research opportunities to the population of the Northern periphery. At YVC, some 5000 students pursue undergraduate and graduate studies in an academic environment with faculty, programs and facilities in keeping with those of the country's best universities.
YVC serves a population representing Israeli society at its most diverse. The college's student body draws from nearby kibbutzim, moshavim, Arab villages, cities and towns. Many of the college's students are the first in their families to pursue an academic education. Through its many educational, outreach and community programs, YVC is a powerful force for social change in the region.
The citizens of the Yezreel Valley and its environs are ambitious seekers of higher education as a means to adapt themselves to the opportunities and economic realities of the 21st century.