Short Term Programs :

Spring Semester Abroad

 

Description

The Technion’s semester study abroad program in engineering and science is designed to give international students a unique academic experience. Students from all around the world can apply for this program through Technion International. We offer a variety of academic courses in engineering and the sciences, which can be taken as part of a student’s engineering academic track. It is important to note that all the courses offered by Technion International are taught completely in English.

fact sheet can be found here.

Dates
Program Dates Spring: March 18, 2020 – July 29, 2020
Application deadline: December 1, 2019
 
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. Additional academic courses are offered in entrepreneurship and innovation, business, and history. Graduate level courses are also available for those students who meet the requirements. Further information about graduate level courses in English is available here: https://graduate.technion.ac.il/wp-content/uploads/english-courses.pdf 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.
Extracurricular Activities Includes trips around Israel, working and studying with Israeli students, research experience, visiting start-up companies and meeting technology entrepreneurs.

Grading System

The following table outlines the grading system for the Spring Semester program:

Percentage Grade Relevant Evaluation Relevant Mark
85-100 Excellent A
75-84 Very Good B
65-74 Good C
55-64 Pass D

For graduate level courses the passing grade is 65. 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.

Orientation Day

Technion International’s comprehensive Orientation Day is designed to familiarize students with the campus and surrounding neighborhoods, and to provide a general guide to student life in Israel. You will be presented with guidance on matters such as acquiring a student card, email account and internet access code, cell phone plan, and getting around the sprawling Technion campus, your dormitory, and Haifa. 12321452_10153643923583160_6127193055229930935_n

Hebrew for Beginners

You are cordially invited to come learn some conversational Hebrew. Technion International, together with the Department of Humanities & Arts, offers a beginners’ Hebrew language course for international visitors. The course is offered each semester and is open to students, postdocs, sabbatical visitors and partners of visiting scientists. The course will provide knowledge of the Hebrew alphabet, vocabulary, and basic language and grammar structures. Students will acquire elementary reading, writing, and communication skills to use during their visit. Course Duration: 13 weeks (4 academic hours each week, taught in the afternoons) Cost: NIS 1,100 If you are interested, please send an email to: visitors@int.technion.ac.il

 

Dates

Spring Program dates: March 18 – July 29, 2020

Application opens: August 15, 2019

Application deadline: December 1, 2019 

To begin your application process, click Apply Now.

Your application package must include the following documents:

-Application form completed online

-College/University Transcripts in case of Master students including BSc diploma and transcript (original or official copies)

-A personal statement outlining why you want to study at Technion

-Resume/CV

-Passport copy

-One letter of recommendation

-$60 USD non-refundable application fee (Erasmus+ students exempt)

-Students from non-English speaking countries must either undergo a personal interview or submit their TOEFL/IELTS or other English language proficiency scores

Please note that we require a GPA of 80 on a percentile scale of 100 or 3.0 out of 4.00 and above.

 * 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.

Tuition

Registration Fee (Non-Refundable, Erasmus+ students exempt)

$ 60 USD

Administrative Fee

$250 USD

Tuition ( administrative fee included)

$ 9,000 USD

On-Campus Housing

approx. ₪1300 NIS/month

Israeli Health Insurance – compulsory for incoming students

$2.15 USD/day

Campus fees

approx. ₪500 NIS/semester

Estimated Living Expenses (per semester)

$ 2,500 USD

  *Please note that tuition fees do not cover applicants’ airfare to and from Israel.

**Prices are subject to change due to Technion decision, fluctuations in market prices and currency exchange rates.

 For further information, please see our Partner Fact Sheet.

 

 

Please click here to see the spring semester syllabi booklet.

Please note:

  • Technion reserve the right to make changes in the academic program throughout the year.

 

  • The final and official syllabus of each course will be given by the lecture at the beginning of the semester. The number of credits, lecture hours and recitation will not change.