Technion offers postdoctoral scholars an opportunity to hone their professional skills, deepen their expertise, expand their research and collaborate with leading scientists in an environment that supports and celebrates excellence.
The university’s world-class academic units and centers of excellence cover a wide range of traditional engineering disciplines, exact and life sciences, medicine and architecture, as well as unique multi-disciplinary topics such as nano-science, energy and autonomous systems and robotics.
Technion-Israel Institute of Technology is Israel’s premier center of science and technology education and applied research. It is ranked among the world’s best science and technology universities and is recognized as a global leader in cutting-edge research, innovation and entrepreneurship. Technion scientists have made countless contributions to science, technology and medicine, particularly for their pioneering work in the areas of nanotechnology, life sciences, stem cells, water management, sustainable energy, information technology, biotechnology, materials engineering, aerospace and industrial engineering. In the past decade, three Technion scientists won Nobel Prizes and many others received prestigious awards for their innovative research.
You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.Full-time
Most recently, Technion has entered a new partnership with the University of Shantou (STU) from China, in the establishment of a cooperatively run technological university to be named the Guangdong Technion Israel Institute of Technology (TG). Technion’s 13,000 students and researchers study in 18 academic departments and 52 research centers and institutes. As an increasingly globalized university, Technion is developing a variety of international programs, which have attracted a growing number of international students to its culturally diverse student population.
This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
The Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs offers scholarships to international academic visitors to the Technion from multiple countries. Visitors must be under the age of 35, must hold a BA or BSc degree (or higher) and have a good record of academic achievement, and must be citizen of one of the following countries: Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada (Quebec Province), China, Colombia, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, India, Italy, Japan, Korea, Lithuania, Latvia, Luxembourg, Mexico, Moldova, The Netherlands, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Republic of Serbia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland and Turkey.
EURAXESS is a program by the European Commission intended to increase mobility within EU partner countries, which also encourages and funds academic visits to Israel. EURAXESS-Israel offers up-to-date information about funding resources, research opportunities and practical information for academic visitors of all ranks from all EU countries who are interested in pursuing research in Israel.
For US citizens, potential sources of funding include:
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.
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