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Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

Student Services and Facilities

Student jobs

  • International students may not work part-time while they are in Israel, unless it is within the requirements of their individual scholarships/grants.

Disability support

  • About 90% of the buildings on campus can accommodate students with disabilities.
  • Additional services are available to students with special needs from the Division for the Advancement of Students.

Students' Union

  • ASAT, the Technion Students’ Union, has many events, clubs and cultural activities. 

History

  • Technion – Israel Institute of Technology - is a science and technology research university in Haifa, Israel.
  • The university is the oldest in Israel. The establishment of a technical school was a first priority to rebuilding a Jewish homeland.
  • The Technion was conceived in the early 1990s as a school of engineering and sciences. The university’s cornerstone was laid in 1912, and studies began 12 years later in 1924.
  • In 1923, Albert Einstein visited and planted a now-famous palm tree as an initiative of Nobel tradition. It still stands in front of the old Technion building in Hadar.

Notable Alumni and Famous Faces

  • Nobel Prize laureates: Avram Hershko (Chemistry, 2004), Aaron Ciechanover (Chemistry, 2004), Dan Shechtman (Chemistry, 2011), and Arieh Warshel (Chemistry, 2013).

Address

Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Technion City, Haifa 3200003, Israel