Global Collaboration Agreements

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International Collaborating Partners

Technion hold membership in International Collaborative Programs as listed below:


The EMAIL project is one of the Erasmus Mundus Action 2* programs for the cooperation between the EU and Israel in higher education. EMAIL has three different phases in the form of 3 different consortia (EMAIL, EMAIL II and EMAIL III). The EMAIL project provides grants to excellent candidates from Israel to the partner institutions in the EU and from the EU to the partner institutions in Israel within all these three projects. The EMAIL project offers scholarships for bachelor, master’s, doctoral and post doctoral students as well as mobility possibilities for academic and non-academic staff members. All the 3 different EMAIL projects are funded through the Erasmus Mundus Action 2 program* of the European Union and coordinated by the Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic. For more information, please check Who can apply? and How to Apply? sections of the EMAIL website.
*The Erasmus Mundus Action 2 program fosters institutional co-operation in the field of higher education between the European Union and non-EU countries through student and academic exchanges.

Becas Chile

BECAS CHILE was launched on October 23rd 2008 with the aim of establishing a unified, long-term human capital formation policy for sending students to the best universities around the globe. The program aims to train approximately 30,000 students in the world’s top universities by the year 2017. The surge in numbers implies an historic effort. As recently as 2005, less than two hundred students were granted a government scholarship to study abroad. Since 2006 those figures have increased on a yearly basis. By 2010, around three thousand new students will have studied abroad with a government supported scholarship every year. For more information click here


CESAER – the Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research – is a non-profit international association of 60 leading European Engineering Universities, Colleges and Schools. The main objectives of CESAER are to provide “high quality” engineering education in Europe and to improve links between its members in research as well as in postgraduate and continuing education. For more information click here


CLUSTER (Consortium Linking Universities of Science and Technology for Education and Research) is a consortium of 12 elite European Universities in science and engineering and architecture with associate members from around the world putting to test best practices and policies for breed talent in these academic fields.  CLUSTER represents a Multi-location European University of Science and Technology with about 3,000 professors, 11,000 academic staff, 14,000 PhD students, and a total of more than 140,000 students. This year, CLUSTER celebrated its 23rd anniversary. For more information click here 

Foundation Pierre Gilles de Gennes

Dedicated to industrialists and academic researchers, the foundation launches public-and-private research projects and facilitates the transformation of discoveries into innovative applications. To date, the foundation has invested its seed capital of 20 million euros in the financing of research projects and ensures its ongoing activity through the implementation of “discovery and development partnerships” in the public-private sector. For more information click here

Fulbright Program

The US Government’s Fulbright Program is one of the world’s most prestigious and widely-known academic exchange programs. The main goal of the Fulbright Program, initiated in 1946 by Senator J. William Fulbright, is to strengthen the basis for peace by strengthening mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the peoples of partner countries around the world.  Student and faculty exchanges at the highest possible level of academic excellence are the principal means employed by the Fulbright Program to achieve this goal. For more information click here

Global E3

Global E3 is consortium of U.S. universities that provides opportunities for students to spent a semester or year at a foreign university for both academic training in their field and practical internships where possible, in exchange for receiving undergraduate engineering student at the U.S. host campuses for similar short-term, non-degree study periods. The Institute of International Education (IIE) administers the program on behalf of the consortium, managing the annual student placement process and communications with member institutions. For more information click here

TEMPUS Ecommis Project

The wider objectives of the project are to ensure that the targeted universities in Russia, Ukraine and Israel can offer new two-cycle curricula in the fields of E-Commerce to serve information society in line with the new developments in the area, the market demand and according to the Bologna process, last recommendations in Leuven communique’ and best practice. For more information click here

Global Engineering Deans Council (GEDC)

The Global Engineering Deans Council (GEDC) is a key initiative of the international federation of engineering education societies (IFEES).This initiative will provide a world-wide forum for exchange of information, experience, challenges, and best practices in engineering education leadership. Through such exchanges, the GEDC will provide a means for engineering deans to partner in innovation, collaborate with industry and other stakeholders, and build a network that will support engineering deans’ leadership role in developing regional and national policies to advance the global economy. For more information click here


The IIBMST – International Institute of Biomedical Sciences and Technology – is a diverse group of international faculty that integrates expertise in basic and applied biological, physical, computer and engineering sciences to advance science, medical research and the development of biomedical products. We are an institute without walls, geographic or scientific boundaries that facilitates collaborative research within the areas of overlap among academic discipline.
The IIBMST was created in 2009 by its three founding universities, SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York, The Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel, and the National Cheng Kung University in Tainan City, Taiwan. The purpose of the IIBMST is to facilitate the collaboration of research across three continents and accelerate the development of novel bioengineering, diagnostic and biomedical products. For more information click here

Institute of International Education (IIE)

The Institute of International Education was created to catalyze educational exchange. It met the need for a central point of contact and source of information for both U.S higher education and foreign nations interested in developing educational ties with the United States. For more information click here

Lady Davis Fellowship Trust

The Lady Davis Fellowship Trust provides funds for leading scientists and scholars, post-docs and doctoral students from abroad to teach, study and participate in research in Israel at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and at the Technion Institute of Technology in Haifa. The fellowships are awarded on a competitive basis to people of all nationalities, genders and fields of scholarship. For more information click here


The Réseau Méditerranéen des Écoles d’Ingénieur (RMEI) aims to make the Mediterranean, the cradle of our civilisation, a by-word for peace and prosperity. Over the past fourteen years, 66 universities and schools of engineering have  worked together with the twofold aim of promoting the teaching engineering principles of sustainable development in  higher education in Mediterranean countries and of playing a key role in working out a sustainable development policy that will be thought through globally and applied locally. For more information click here


Study Advisor ( is a global online study network designed to help students find the right educational program and facilitate quick and easy online application. We provide a portal to answer questions around which university to go to, where to study abroad or learn languages. Students can apply directly via and manage applications conveniently in their personal profile. We recruit and certify our partners on a personal basis and visit campuses and schools during recruitment fairs and workshops we attend globally. Our goal is to give users a platform to make informed decisions about their education and to help educational institutions such as universities to recruit new students and increase their internationalization. Our network currently has more than 30,000 programs in total showcased on our site, and 1,700 accredited partners and universities of higher education programs and language schools in 120 destinations. For more information click here