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Studying in Israel

Why Study in Israel?

Israel has four universities in the QS World University Rankings 2014–15 top 300 (Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 138th; Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, 190th; Tel Aviv University 195th; Ben Gurion University of The Negev, 292nd).

  • Links with overseas higher education institutions include plans to construct a Peace Campus of Texas A&M University in Nazareth.
  • There are academic cooperation agreements between the University of Montreal (in Quebec, Canada), Technion, Israel Institute of Technology and Haifa University.

Costs of living

Typical prices (GBP, April 2015) are:

  • Apartment £387 - £478 per month
  • Meal, inexpensive restaurant £8.52
  • Meal at McDonalds £7.66
  • Domestic beer (0.5 litre draught) £4.60
  • Imported beer (0.33 litre bottle) £4.26
  • Cappuccino £2.17
  • Coke/Pepsi (0.33 litre bottle) £1.42
  • Water (0.33 litre bottle) £1.11
  • Loaf of bread £1.19
  • Cigarettes £5.28
  • One-way ticket local transport £1.18
  • Cinema ticket £6.81

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