The program faculty represent 4 research labs, enabling students to conduct Thesis-level research or project-level research with any of the labs:
milab research on robotics objects, AI devices, tangible interfaces, and educational experiences
ARL research on human-machine confluence, focusing on virtual and augmented reality and neurophysiological interfaces
VR-CORE Lab research on social issues and conflict resolution using virtual reality
Brain Technology Lab research on neuro-wellness and sensory substitution
Design projects include:
Israeli design biennale at the Eretz Israel Museum: robotic curtains that responds to human interaction and environmental changes.
All courses are designed to provide students with relevant tools, both intellectual and practical, that enhance their ability to understand users' behaviors and to design relevant products or experiences.
The program courses include: Preparatory courses (online short courses, before the program starts), Fundamental courses (Theory, Applied Methodologies, and Ethics), Skill courses (Prototyping skills, Research skills, Final project and Practicum), Advanced Electives (UX and Product, Augmented reality, Brain-computer interfaces, Child-computer interaction), and optional Electives from other programs (including MBA, Computer Science, Communication & New Media, Law & Technology, Psychology).
*For the entire list of courses please refer to the 2020 Student Handbook
*Students who take a part-time track can take these courses only in their second year of studies.*The academic administration of IDC Herzliya reserves the right to make changes to the curriculum.