Technion Institute of Technology (Summer)

 Faculty Led
  • Haifa, Israel
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The port-city of Haifa offers beautiful views of oceans and gardens, as well as diverse architecture and places of worship. As you walk along the streets built on Mount Carmel, enjoy the street art and dozens of new restaurants tucked into each neighborhood. With a diverse and lively student population that can be seen throughout the city, Haifa is the perfect home base for your time in Israel.
Life at Technicon Institute of Technology is not only comfortable, but engaging. Dormitories provide clubs, study rooms, as well as common rooms where students gather frequently. Cultural and sport themed events take place frequently on campus, and faculty engage with students both in their lectures and outside of them. With easy access to the rest of the city, as well as to the rest of Israel, there are endless opportunities to engage with your home away from home.

Application Deadline

Forthcoming

Program Start

Forthcoming

Program End

Forthcoming

Partner University

Technion Institute of Technology

City

  • Haifa

Program Term

  • Summer

Language of Instruction

English

Faculty Led

Internship Opportunity

  • Yes!

Program Details

Program Advisor

Huckleby, Carmeisha

chuckleby@albany.edu
The port-city of Haifa offers beautiful views of oceans and gardens, as well as diverse architecture and places of worship. As you walk along the streets built on Mount Carmel, enjoy the street art and dozens of new restaurants tucked into each neighborhood. With a diverse and lively student population that can be seen throughout the city, Haifa is the perfect home base for your time in Israel.
Life at Technicon Institute of Technology is not only comfortable, but engaging. Dormitories provide clubs, study rooms, as well as common rooms where students gather frequently. Cultural and sport themed events take place frequently on campus, and faculty engage with students both in their lectures and outside of them. With easy access to the rest of the city, as well as to the rest of Israel, there are endless opportunities to engage with your home away from home.
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Academics

Academic Program

You are invited to spend an exciting summer exploring science and business Technion – Israel Institute of Technology. In addition to getting a taste of academic life at Technion, you will gain hands-on experience in your field of interest. All of the summer programs are taught in English by the institute’s prominent faculty. Built into each program are social and cultural activities exploring Israel. The 6-9 credit summer programs are run through Technion International and are between 4-10 weeks in length.

Summer options include:

Summer in Entrepreneurship with Professional Internship

  • Enhance your academic profiles with a rigorous and challenging academic experience at Israel’s oldest university and premier center for science, technology and applied research
  • Courses are offered in Entrepreneurship and Humanities
  • Professional Internships are directed work-study experiences taken in companies and industry sectors common to the Israeli economy. Internships are unpaid positions taken over a period of at least 10 weeks (minimum 200 hours)

Summer School of Engineering & Science

Please refer to Technion Institute of Technology's website for additional course information.

General Education Information for UAlbany Students

Credits earned on this program will automatically satisfy the International Perspectives requirement. No additional approval is required for you to earn these general elective credits.

Major/Minor Information for UAlbany Students

Courses may also satisfy major and minor requirements, upon approval by the department.

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All courses taken abroad count towards UAlbany General Elective credits. Credits and grades will appear on your UAlbany transcript. You may file a request to have additional courses approved for equivalency as necessary. 

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Accommodations

Housing

Technion provides extremely limited dormitory housing. Dorm requests must be submitted, at least three months in advance, through the Technion International School. Living in the dorms gives you the opportunity to form international friendships while encouraging a greater appreciation and understanding of the Israeli way of life.
Technion has two separate campuses – the medical school complex, which is adjacent to the Rambam Medical Center (located in Bat Galim), and the science and technology complex located at the main Technion campus in Neve Shaanan.
On-campus housing on the main Technion campus (science and technology complex) consists of 6-person apartments; in each apartment there are 3 bedrooms for 2 roommates each. These units are designed with a shared kitchen and bathroom.  You will receive on-campus accommodations (if available) based on the program in which you enroll.
Bedrooms are equipped with a bed, a closet and a desk. Linens are not provided. Kitchens    ccome with a gas or electric burner and refrigerator. Microwaves, stoves and kitchenware are nnot provided.
All apartments have wireless internet. There are laundromats equipped with washers and    ydryers in every dorm village.
You may also make your own off-campus housing arrangements. Locations close to the Technion campus include Neve Shaanan, Ramot Remez, Ramat Alon and Nesher or Ramot Yitzhak.
You can search for a rental apartment via:
• Israelet –  short-term vacation apartments
• Forcheimer guesthouse on campus, can be reached at +972 (0)4 829 2429
• B&B in Haifa
You may want to discuss with your host, options for short-term housing until you find a more permanent arrangement.

Meals

There is no meal plan for this program. You may choose to purchase meals in the cafeteria, cook, or eat out at local restaurants.

Costs

Summer 2019

Estimate of Costs

The Summer 2019 Estimate of Costs forthcoming. For reference, review the Summer 2018 Entrepreneurship with Professional Internship Estimate of Costs

More Information

Click for more information on Program Costs and Financial Aid.
Remember to speak with the Office of Financial Aid at your home campus to determine how your aid package could apply towards your program abroad.

Eligibility

Academic Requirements

ONLY SUNY STUDENTS MAY APPLY FOR THIS PROGRAM. ALL SUNY APPLICANTS MUST APPLY THROUGH UALBANY IN ORDER TO RECEIVE SUNY CREDIT FOR THIS PROGRAM.
Admission to Technion Institute of Technology's summer programs requires a minimum 3.0 GPA. The Summer School of Engineering and Science program is intended for rising seniors (students who will complete their junior year prior to the start of the study abroad program), graduate students, and recent graduates. 
If you are interested in applying to Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, you should follow two steps:
1) Click "Apply Now'' at the top of this page in order to access the UAlbany application materials.
2) Apply directly to Technion Institute of Technology for admission, following their procedures and observing their deadlines, and inform the University at Albany when they have been accepted.  Please do not send Technion – Israel Institute of Technology’s application paperwork to the University at Albany.

Excursions

Experiential Learning

On campus you will have the opportunity to participate in social and cultural programs, lectures and trips around Israel to enrich your study abroad experience.

Scholarships

Funding Opportunities

External scholarships, listed on our website, are a good way to partially fund your study abroad experience. In addition, the Center for International Education and Global Strategy offers two scholarship programs for UAlbany students studying abroad on UAlbany or 4-year SUNY programs.
More information on applying to these scholarships is located on the Scholarships web page.

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Location

About the City

Technion – Israel Institute of Technology is a public research university in Haifa, Israel. Founded in 1912, Technion is the country’s oldest university. The institute offers degrees in science and engineering, and related fields such as architecture, medicine, industrial management and education.
Haifa, located in the northwest region of Israel, is the third-largest city in the State of Israel.

Travel Documents

A valid passport is required to participate in this program. If you are a U.S. citizen, you are required to obtain a visa to enter Israel.
For all other nationalities, please check with your government and the Consulate General of Israel website to determine whether you are required to obtain a visa for this program.
More information regarding the visa application process is available upon acceptance to the program.

Duration

Application Availability

Applications become available online one semester before the program start date, based on the following timeline:

  • Summer programs: December

Summer 2019

Program Dates

Summer Entrepreneurship with Professional Internship

May-August 2019 (Internship)*
*Internships are taken over a minimum period of 10 weeks, beginning as early as May 15, 2019.
07/02/2019 to 07/28/2019 (Courses)

Summer School of Engineering and Science

07/30/2019 to 08/22/2019

Overview

About the Program

The University at Albany's summer programs through Technion – Israel Institute of Technology offer you the opportunity to study science and entrepreneurship at one of Israel’s leading institutions. Internship options are available during the entrepreneurship program.
Technion-Israel Institute of Technology is Israel’s premier center of science, technology and applied research. Ranked among the top 50 technology universities in the world, Technion is home to 18 faculties, and over 60 advanced research centers and institutes, and a distinguished faculty of over 600, including three Nobel laureates. Technion graduates have brought the unique skills and penchant for innovation which helped conceive and consolidate the modern State of Israel – commonly acknowledged to be the “Start-Up Nation.”

Program Orientations

Upon acceptance to the program, you will be required to attend a mandatory pre-departure orientation. During this time, you will have the opportunity to meet other program participants, discuss in-depth the details of your program, and prepare of the overall education abroad experience. Upon arrival at Technon – Israel Institute of Technology you will attend a mandatory program orientation. This is an important and informative set of sessions organized by International Office of your host university.

Support Services

UAlbany’s Office of Education Abroad staff assists you during the application process, in your preparation to travel abroad, and on-site if necessary.
Technon – Israel Institute of Technology’s International Office staff serve as an experienced resource for resolving issues that you may encounter in while abroad.