Universities / In Israel
In operation since 1924, the Technion is the oldest university
in Israel. Since its founding, the institute has educated three
generations of men and women who have played a key role in laying
the country’s infrastructure and establishing its crucial defense
and high-tech industries.
Technion: Biomedical engineering
Biomedical engineering utilizes traditional engineering
disciplines for the development of medical systems and
devices for clinical diagnosis and therapy, and the
investigation of the physiological basis of diseases.
The Department's program of studies provides high quality
education in biomedical engineering at the undergraduate
and graduate levels.
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev was
established with the aim to spearhead
the development of the Negev, a desert
area comprising more than sixty percent
of the country.
The University was inspired by the vision of Israel's first
prime minister David Ben-Gurion, who believed that
the future of the country lay in this region.
Weizmann Institute of Science
The Weizmann Institute of Science, located in Rehovot,
Israel, is one of the top-ranking multidisciplinary research
institutions in the world. Noted for its wide-ranging
exploration of the sciences and technology,
the Institute gathers together 2,500 scientists,
technicians and research students devoted to adventuring
into the unknown.
University of Haifa
The campus of the University of Haifa spreads along
a Carmel Mountain ridge southeast of the city of Haifa
and is surrounded by the Carmel National Park.
The University was established in 1963 under the
joint auspices of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
and the Haifa Municipality.
Tel Aviv University
Located in Israel's cultural, financial and industrial
heartland, Tel Aviv University is the largest university
in Israel and the biggest Jewish university in the world.
It is a major center of teaching and research, comprising
nine faculties, 106 departments, and 90 research institutes.
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
The dream of establishing a "University of the Jewish People"
in the Land of Israel formed an integral part of the early
Zionist vision. With the acquisition of the Gray Hill estate
atop Mount Scopus, and the laying of the cornerstone for the
university-to-be in 1918, the realization of the dream was on
The Open University of Israel
In the academic environment in Israel,
the Open University of Israel is similar
to other universities in its pursuit of
excellence and its commitment to superior
scientific and scholastic standards.
However, it differs in its organizational structure,
its curriculum, and its admission requirements.