Welcome from the Dean
The Technion – Israel Institute of Technology – is located 90
kilometers north of Tel-Aviv, in the city of Haifa. It opened its
gates in 1924 and is the oldest university in Israel. The
researchers at the Technion have always been in the forefront in
developing new technologies and innovative approaches to the
challenges facing the scientific community.
Today, the Technion is one of the most highly ranked
universities in science and technology in the world.
is recognized for the excellence of its faculty members and
graduate students, as well as for its outstanding level of
The Technion aims to attract the best and
most talented graduate students available, to drive the research
conducted at the Technion to greater horizons. As a result,
we, at the Technion, strive to continuously improve the welfare of
our students. We provide graduate students with excellent working
conditions, a green environment, generous fellowships, and travel
awards to attend meetings overseas. The Technion is renowned
for its vibrant research atmosphere and the excellence of its
facilities and environment.|
The Technion offers diverse academically challenging teaching and
research activities, which include engineering, science, medicine
and architecture, as well as multi-disciplinary programs in
nanoscience, energy, autonomous systems and robotics, and others.
Through its Graduate School, the Technion
offers a multitude of diverse graduate programs in MSc and PhD
research tracks and in a professional ME track (without a thesis). I
am sure that you will be able to find a program and track here that
fit your talents and interests.
In the course of your graduate studies at the Technion you will have
an opportunity to work with distinguished investigators, who strive
to extend the boundaries of their scientific and engineering
You will be
able to participate in courses taught by the best of our faculty,
including three Nobel Laureates. The diversity of research, and the
emphasis placed by the Technion on a personal curriculum for each
student, will provide you an opportunity to use your talent to
fulfill your academic and professional interests in the field of
Israel is proud in the revival of the ancient Hebrew language.
Studies at the Technion are generally conducted in Hebrew. However,
a large number of academic departments are committed to conduct
classes in English (see details in this website). Other academic
departments may offer some classes in English. Upon request,
professors will agree to teach in English and/or provide teaching
materials in English. All professors, as well as most teaching
assistants, are fluent in English, and therefore can offer
assistance when necessary.
While studying Hebrew is not
mandatory, we encourage our international students to take a basic
Hebrew course at no additional cost. We are certain that this will
be beneficial for their stay at the Technion and in Israel in
In addition to the
sense of satisfaction you will obtain from your studies and
research, you will enjoy the green Technion campus, at the foot of
the Carmel forests. You will also be able to take advantage of
living in Haifa, a beautiful city, lying between the Mediterranean
sea and the Carmel mountain, with an excellent life quality and many
website provides up-to-date information on registration and on the
variety of programs offered through our Graduate School.
I am sure your studies here
will be fulfilling, enjoyable and memorable. I look forward to
seeing you among our students next year.
Prof. Dan Givoli
The Irwin and Joan Jacobs Graduate School
Technion – Israel Institute of Technology