Technion – Israel Institute of Technology

Technion – Israel Institute of Technology

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Technion – Israel Institute of Technology is Israel’s biggest scientific-technological university and one of the largest centers of applied research in the world. Established in 1912, Technion is the oldest university in the country responsible for educating generations of engineers, architects, and scientists. Technion is often compared to MIT for its consistency to rank among the world’s top science and technology research universities with several Nobel laureates among its faculty members. It is a major reason Israel now rivals Silicon Valley with its concentration of high-tech startups, earning the title Startup Nation. Technion is also a major factor behind the growth of Israel’s high-tech industry and innovating, including the country’s technical cluster in Silicon Wadi.

  • Technion is ranked as the top university in both Israel and the Middle East, and in the top 100 universities in the world in the Academic Ranking of World Universities of 2019.

  • It is Israel's flagship of world-class education, bringing Israel its first Nobel Prizes in science.

  • Its graduates have played key roles in laying the infrastructure of the State of Israel and transforming every aspect of the current Israeli economy from agriculture to high-tech.

  • At Technion, the future is being shaped by over 13,000 of Israel’s most dynamic students active in 18 faculties and some 50 research centers.

  • The university offers degrees in science and engineering, and related fields such as architecture, medicine, industrial management, and education.

  • Technion has 19 academic departments, 60 research centers, and 12 affiliated teaching hospitals.