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Why Study at Technion?
Students at Technion InternationalFounded in 1912, Technion is the oldest university in Israel. In 1924, the Technion opened its doors to the first graduate student, then in the faculty of Civil Engineering, beginning its the historic task of preparing young men and women to build a new nation. Since its founding, it has awarded over 95,000 degrees and its graduates are cited to have provided the skills and education behind the creation and protection of the State of Israel.

Today, the Technion is Israel's primary science-technology university and the largest center of applied research. It is a major source of the innovation and brainpower that drives the Israeli economy and a key to Israel's reputation as the world's "Start-Up Nation." Its three Nobel Laureates exemplify academic excellence. On December 19, 2011, a bid by a consortium of Cornell University and Technion won a competition to establish a new high-tier applied science and engineering institution in New York City.
 Fast Facts
  • Doors Opened: 1924
  • Technion City: 300 acres
  • Academic Units: 18
  • Research Institutes/Centers: 60
  • Undergraduate Programs: 50
  • Graduate Programs: 82
  • Students: 14,000
  • Faculty: 620
  • Degrees Awarded: 105,000
  • Dormitory Beds: 4,200
  • Buildings on Campus: 90
  • Nobel Laureates: 3
  • Affiliated Hospitals: 12
  • Foreign Partners (universities and research frameworks): 200
The competition was established by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg in order to increase entrepreneurship and job growth in the city's technology sector. The winning bid consisted of a 2.1 million square feet state-of-the-art tech campus being built on Roosevelt Island, which will have its first phase completed by 2017, with a temporary off-site campus opening in 2012. The new 'School of Genius' in New York City has been named the Technion-Cornell Innovation Institute (TCII). This is the first time any Israeli university has moved into establishing a center of global advanced research in the United States.

The Institute's 13,000 students can choose from 18 academic departments, and from 65 graduate programs in engineering, science, architecture, medicine and management.

Ranked among the top technological universities in the world, the Technion has a distinguished faculty of over 600 that includes three Nobel Prize-winning scientists. These faculty members collaborate with leading scientists on research projects worldwide. The campus houses 40 research institutes and centers and nine interdisciplinary centers of excellence. Visiting academics and some 400 overseas graduate students provide an international atmosphere.
Campus Life -
Welcome to your new exciting home!
Technion International CampusStudents at Technion International can expect a rich and rewarding experience on campus. Technion is home to students from all over the world, with a diverse multicultural atmosphere that creates a vibrant, open and welcoming environment on campus.

Technion offers international students a wide variety of weekly athletic, social and cultural activities as well as top notch recreational facilities like state-of-the art media centers and a full-service gym offering daily workout classes and an Olympic-sized pool. With restaurants, cafes, banks, shops, a medical clinic, supermarket, school supply shop, laundromats, easy access to public transportation and student center within easy reach, the university campus has been named “Technion City.” We know it won’t take long before our city becomes your home away from home.

Unique to Technion is “The Wednesday Noon Happening,” when all teaching stops for two hours while Technion City celebrates with music, arts and crafts fairs and lively student marketplace. This weekly event gives students a chance to take a break from their busy academic schedules, and provides the perfect opportunity to meet with friends and mingle with the diverse groups of people on campus.

Students who are passionate about the performing arts can participate in the annual Talent Contest hosted by the Student Association (ASAT), which gives Technion students an opportunity to show off their creative gifts, in dance, song or theater.

Fans of new media and concerts will enjoy the Canada Community Center, a modern multi-purpose complex with a 120-seat lecture hall, TV and film screening rooms, fully equipped music room, a computer center and an outdoor plaza mostly used for live music performances.

Student singers can lend their voices to the Technion Symphony Orchestra and Choir, a popular extracurricular activity supported by academic credit and orchestra scholarships. Those who prefer to listen to music, rather than perform, can enjoy regular classical and contemporary music concerts on campus.

Dancers can join Technion’s Folk Dance Troupes, an acclaimed troupe that performs often on campus as well as at national and international events.

Individuals on the lookout for something beyond the activities offered on campus will discover that Haifa is a picturesque and dynamic city draped over the perennially green Carmel Mountain, facing the Mediterranean Sea , with comfortable temperatures even in summer. Students can enjoy the lovely Carmel beaches, stroll through renowned garden including the famous Baha’i Gardens and enjoy modern entertainment in the country’s third largest city. 
Campuses Abroad
Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute (JTCI):
Technion International International CampusThe Jacobs Institute builds on the Technion’s and Cornell’s shared strengths in research, entrepreneurialism, intellectual rigor and drive to grow the economy, creating a powerful catalyst for local and global transformation.

With Israel’s reputation as the “Startup Nation” and the Technion’s history of producing the country’s leading tech entrepreneurs, Cornell knew there was a common vision when the university initiated their partnership in 2010:
  • Israel is home to the greatest concentration of high-tech startup companies outside of the Silicon Valley.
  • Technion graduates comprise the majority of Israeli-educated scientists and engineers, constituting over 70% of the country’s founders and managers of high-tech industries.

Guangdong-Technion Israel Institute of Technology  (GTIIT): 

On September 29, 2013, a historic agreement was signed for the establishment of a cooperatively run university to be built in Shantou, Guangdong in southern China, as part of a partnership between the Technion and Shantou University in collaboration with the Guangdong Government and the Li KaShing Foundation (LKSF). The new institute will grant Technion degrees at all levels – Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD, and the language of instruction will be in English. At the initial stage, the first undergraduate program offered by GTIIT in 2015 will be run as a Technion program. GTIIT represents the first time any Israeli university has moved to establish a joint campus in China.