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New University Will Be Set Up in Beersheba, Will Have Variety of Faculties

A new university that will incorporate various research institutions and organizations in the Negev region will be established in Beersheba, it was announced by the ministerial committee on science and technology headed by Deputy Premier Yigal Allon. Plans for the university call for faculties of technological and natural sciences, a faculty of humanities and a school for supplementary instruction in the social and educational sciences. The university will also embrace the Beersheba Institute for Higher Learning which is sponsored by the Haifa Technion.