Technion – Israel Institute of Technology

Technion vision – A science and technology research university, among the world’s top ten, dedicated to the creation of knowledge and the development of human capital and leadership, for the advancement of the State of Israel and all humanity.

Technion – Israel Institute of Technology is Israel’s flagship of world-class education, and the birthplace of many of the country’s most exciting technological innovations. The institute remains dedicated to pioneering new technologies and advancing scientific knowledge in order to anticipate the ever changing needs of the modern age.

  • Technion is home to prominent faculty, among them 3 recent Nobel laureates, and a long list of notable alumni including engineers, scientists, physicians, professors, and entrepreneurs. The institute was ranked in 8th place for top universities producing Nobel prizewinners, tied with MIT.
  • Technion ranks 18th in the world in computer science and 44th in engineering, according to the 2015 Shanghai World Academic Ranking; Technion’s Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning recently ranked #3 in Europe, according to recognized architecture and design magazine Arch20.
  • Bloomberg ranked Technion in 7th place for producing CEOs of American technology companies’ worth over $1 billion.
  • Technion was ranked 6th worldwide for innovation and entrepreneurship in a recent MIT survey.
  • Half of Israeli companies traded on NASDAQ were founded by Technion graduates. Learn more about the contribution of the Technion graduates to the Israeli economy.
  • It has been estimated that 23% of Technion graduates start at least one new company during their careers.
  • About 85% of Israel’s technological workforce is employed by companies led by Technion graduates.
  • Companies led by Technion graduates account for 54% of Israel’s industrial exports.
  • Technion is Israel’s first university to establish joint campuses overseas: The Joan and Irwin Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute in NYC, USA and now Guangdong Technion in Shantou, China.
  • Technion has the 2nd highest number of foreign associates in the US National Academy of Engineering.

*Several degree programs and courses are given in English through Technion International.

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