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Technion International School of Engineering
Haifa, Israel
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring
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Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2015 09/24/2014** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
 Program Type:
Exchange Language of Instruction: English
Language Prerequisite: No Housing Options: Home Stay, On-Campus Dormitory
Minimum GPA: 3.0 Program Advisor: Lisa Brown, Study Abroad Advisor
Courses Offered: Aerospace Engineering, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Studies, Materials Science and Engineering, Pre-Med Program Purpose: Study
Program Description:

Why Technion?

Technion International’s Semester Abroad program offers foreign students from around the globe the opportunity to experience world class university education in Israel. Technion brings innovation, excellence, research and advanced scholarship to the fore during a single semester customized to meet students’ academic needs and interests. Students may choose from courses in a range of subjects and fields, all taught in English by Technion’s internationally respected faculty. Study in English in Israel at a world class university. Rigorous academic program in a variety of exciting fields. Join students from over 30 countries. Top level faculty and cutting edge facilities. Exciting student life, modern campus and dorms. Events, trips and activities throughout Israel. With the highest per capita number of scientists and engineers in the world, Israel ranks among the top five countries globally for patents per person. In addition, Israel far outnumbers its European counterparts in the number of companies traded on NASDAQ, and is home to the greatest concentration of high-tech start-up companies anywhere outside the Silicon Valley.


Academic Highlights

Technion - Israel Institute of Technology is Israel's premier center of science-technology education and applied research. Ranked among the top science and technology universities in the world, Technion is home
to more than 13,000 students, 19 faculties, 40 research institutes and a distinguished faculty of 550 including three Nobel Prize winner
Semester Abroad offers a challenging and intensive course load which each  student can tailor to meet their specific interests as well as ensuring students’ ability to meet specific pre-requisites or course requirements for their home universities or prospective graduate or advanced studies. A semester abroad at Technion International provides students with the tools and experience to excel in their future academic and professional careers.

Study Engineering in English in Israel comes with many perks:

  • One of the world's top 25 technology universities
  • Distinguished faculty includes Nobel Prize winners
  • State-of-the-art research facilities
  • Ties to 100+ academic institutions in 30 countries
  • A campus buzzing with activity



Student Life

Technion is located on a beautiful 300-acre campus in the heart of Haifa, Israel’s beautiful northern coastal city. The campus sits on the slopes of Mount Carmel, overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. The bustling Technion campus presents a full range of “after-hours” activities. Students blow off steam at fully- equipped sports facilities, are entertained by regularly- scheduled movies, concerts and shows, and chill out at Wednesday happenings, pubs and coffee houses. The campus is home to numerous cafes and restaurants, and is located near popular off-campus dining, shopping and night-life, as well as Haifa’s world class beaches and the Mount Carmel National Forest. All students attend a special Orientation Period to help them get acquainted with their peers, Technion, and student life and living essentials in Israel. Foreign students live on-campus, in modern, comfortable and fully-furnished apartments. Guides, advisors and tutors ease them into life at Technion, helping out with academic and personal matters. As student safety is supreme, the university’s security network is at work 24-hours a day.

Unique to the Technion, students have a weekly ritual on Wednesdays that helps them relax and take a break from their busy academic schedules.  During what’s called, “The Wednesday Noon Happening,” all teaching stops for two hours while Technion City celebrates with music, arts & crafts fairs and a lively student marketplace.These events give students the opportunity to see their friends and encourage integration of the diverse groups on campus.The talents of the diverse student body at the Technion reach far beyond the lecture hall or laboratory, creating a vibrant and welcoming community.Ethnic dancing, artistic flair, multicultural debates, political involvement and entrepreneurial spirit – Technion City has it all.



Living in Haifa

Technion is strategically located in Haifa, Israel, at the juncture of history and high technology.You will get to know Israel as both the source of western civilization and scientific breakthroughs by travelling through the country, and by daily interaction with Israeli students and teachers. Israel, as rich in history as it is in high tech achievements, is one of the most compelling spots on earth. Here, the world’s major monotheistic religions – Judaism, Christianity and Islam – emerged, and the foundation for western civilization laid. Traveling in Israel, it is impossible to miss the remnants of fortresses, shrines, arches and columns that dot every hillside, line every lane. Within the colorful mosaic that is Israel, the Technion is located in Haifa, capital of northern Israel. Home to over a quarter of a million residents, the city is considered the gateway to the Galilee. Throughout the years, it has also gained a name for its diversity and tolerance. Haifa’s outstanding record of coexistence among its population of Jews, Christians, Muslims and other minorities clearly reflects its cultural and religious harmony.