Exchange Programs: Spring/Winter Semester Abroad

General

Read more about this program on the school's website

Program Description

The Technion’s semester study abroad program in engineering and science is designed to give international students a unique academic experience, as well as a chance to get to know Israel, the “Start-Up Nation.” 

Students can apply to study abroad at Technion International if they are in their second year of undergraduate studies or above. All courses are taught entirely in English.

The study abroad program includes off-campus activities, as well as business and industry site visits. 

Students who are interested in studying at Technion International will have a variety of engineering and science-based courses to choose from, including basic engineering and science, civil and environmental engineering, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, and related fields.

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Dates

  • Program Dates Winter: October 21, 2020 – February 22, 2021
  • Application deadline: June 1, 2020

Academic Program

Technion International courses are given at second-, third- and fourth-year undergraduate levels. Some include off-campus activities as well as business and industry site visits. Areas of engineering include: basic engineering and science, civil and environmental engineering, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, and related fields.  Graduate-level courses are also available for those students who meet the requirements. 

Please note that admission to our program does not assure admission to courses at Technion. The lecturer of each course will decide on each student’s acceptance respectively.

Housing

International students have the option to live in on-campus housing. On our modern campus, student dorms include six-person apartment units that consist of a shared kitchen and bathroom. Bedrooms are shared, equipped with 2 beds, 2 closets, and 2 desks. No linen or kitchenware is provided. Dorm rooms are limited and must be arranged at least 3 months in advance through Technion International. On-campus housing is not guaranteed, but all students accepted to the program may apply. More information about housing, including affordable off-campus options, can be found here.

Student Life

International students will easily integrate into student life at Technion, which supports a diverse, multicultural student community. You will be invited to an Orientation Day, designed to get you acquainted with peers, student life, and living essentials in Israel. On-campus, you’ll have access to a wide range of sports facilities (including an Olympic sized pool) and participate in a variety of social and cultural activities, lectures and trips to enrich your study-abroad experience. Off-campus, you will have all the resources of beautiful Haifa, Israel’s third-largest city located on the Mediterranean Sea.

Admission

Your application package must include the following documents:

  • Application form completed online 
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • A personal statement outlining why you want to study at Technion
  • Resume/CV
  • Transcripts (original or official copies)
  • $60 USD non-refundable application fee (Erasmus+ students exempt)
  • Passport copy 
  • Students from non-English speaking countries must either undergo a personal interview or submit their TOEFL/IELTS scores

* Opening of the program is contingent upon the number of registered students.

** The program is subject to changes, at the discretion of TI. Architecture students need to submit their applications by May 1 of the previous academic year for the year they wish to enroll, including a portfolio and an official letter from their home university with their class ranking.

English Proficiency

Since the academic program at Technion International is taught entirely in English, applicants are required to demonstrate their English proficiency before their enrollment. Applicants from countries where English is not the primary language may be required to undergo an interview in English. For further information, please contact our Admissions Coordinator, at  admissions@int.technion.ac.il Admission decisions will be based on a close evaluation of each application on a case-by-case basis. An emphasis will be placed on the academic performance of each candidate.

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Last updated Jul 2020

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