A view of the city of the Haifa and the Meditteranean Sea

Technion Exchange Program

Study engineering in Israel at the institution that has partnered with Cornell to offer master's degrees at Cornell Tech in NYC. 

Features of the Technion Exchange Program
Host InstitutionTechnion: Israel Institute of Technology
AdmissionsEngineering students who have completed at least one year of study at Cornell with a minimum 3.0 GPA.
CourseworkStudents typically take 20 Technion credits per semester.  Some courses carry prerequisites.*
LanguageSelect courses are taught in English for exchange students. Notably, Technion offers an entire Civil and Environmental Engineering undergraduate degree taught in English. The primary language of instruction at the university is Hebrew.
DatesSpring Semester: Early March through late July
HousingStudents live in furnished residence halls on campus. Note that on campus housing is not guaranteed.
DeadlineSpring Semester: Apply during the middle of the prior fall semester. Contact CU Abroad for the specific deadline.
CostTuition and Fees: Since this is an exchange program, students pay the customary tuition to Cornell University. Students are responsible for their own living expenses including travel, visa, Technion fees, accommodation, meals, healthcare, books and supplies during the exchange period. These expenses are estimated to be $5,441, not including travel and book/supply expenses. Expenses may vary based on currency exchange rates and type of accommodation. Standard financial aid packages apply and are adjusted to reflect the expenses of the program, including travel.

*This program may fit some students’ curriculum plans better than others’ depending on a variety of factors including Advanced Placement credit, completed prerequisites, and major affiliation requirements. Speak with an Advisor in Engineering Advising to see if this program matches your interests and needs.