Shenkar College of Engineering and Design was founded in 1970. Shenkar's uniqueness as an academic institution lies in the close ties between the two faculties: the Faculty of Engineering and the Faculty of Design.
Shenkar has achieved an international reputation and is recognized as one of the best institutions of its kind in the world. Graduates of the College are able to continue on to further studies at universities in Israel and abroad.
Shenkar graduates hold key roles in commerce, industry and the defense establishment, as well as in R&D and the civil service. Among the graduates of the Faculty of Design are designers many of whom have earned an international reputation.
In recent years with the growing strength and reputation of the design faculty more and more students have been found placements abroad.