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Post-Doc Technion, Postdoctoral

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #85 (ARWU) Haifa, Israel
Students who have completed their doctoral studies are invited to do their Postdoc at Technion. Here you’ll join a vibrant community of culturally diverse scientists from around the world engaged in groundbreaking scientific work.
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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.

Detailed Programme Facts

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  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 12 months
    • Average part-time duration 60 months
    • Duration description
      • Invitations to post doctoral trainees are up to one year with an option to extend it to up to five years in total.
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

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.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Graduate students interested in pursuing their postdoctoral research at Technion are invited to search our listing for open calls here or contact the faculty of interest directly – list of Technion Faculties
  • Please note that all Post-Doc visitors must have an academic host. Invitations to post doctoral trainees are up to one year with an option to extend it to up to five years in total. 
  • Candidates must prepare a file that includes: a CV, a publications list, three recommendation letters, and a short research plan outline. This file should be sent to the host faculty member or relevant faculty.
  • Technion International will be happy to assist you in this process, just send us your field of interest

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Haifa

  • 2696 - 4350 ILS/month
    Living Costs

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.

EU Member Countries

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.

US Citizens

For US citizens, potential sources of funding include:

  • US Government’s Fulbright Program – This is considered one of the world’s most prestigious and widely-known academic exchange programs. The program, initiated in 1946 by Senator J. William Fulbright, is to strengthen the basis for peace by enhancing mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the peoples of partner countries around the world. Post-doc and faculty exchanges at the highest possible level of academic excellence are the principal means employed by the Fulbright Program to achieve this goal.
  • The Lady Davis Fellowship Trust – This trust provides funds for international scientists and scholars, post-docs and doctoral students to teach, study and participate in research at the Technion. Fellowships are awarded on a competitive basis to people of all nationalities, genders and fields of scholarship.

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.


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