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Faculty of Biotechnology

Technion Israel Institute of Technology plays a major role in the innovation and brainpower that drives the Israeli economy. Coupled with the innate Israeli innovative spirit, the achievements of Technion's faculty and graduates have helped the country earn its reputation as the world's Startup Nation.

The Technion's Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Engineering is one of the few departments worldwide to unite the areas of biotechnology and food engineering under one roof. Our mission is to tackle humanity's greatest challenges by developing techniques to promote the sustainable production of safe and healthy foods, to create new technologies for treating deadly diseases, and to generate green energy. To address these challenges, our graduate program provides students with advanced multidisciplinary training by renowned and distinguished faculty as well as opportunities for involvement in highlevel research, which integrate scientific knowledge and methodologies from biology, chemistry, biochemistry, medicine, engineering and data science. The growing Biotech and Foodtech industries are striving to recruit outstanding multi-disciplinary engineers and scientists to fuel innovation and R&D. Pursuing graduate studies at the Technion's Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Engineering will equip you with the ideal training to position you as a future leader in engineering-research.

Admission requirements

In addition to academic achievements, the candidate must have demonstrated a proficiency for conducting independent research.

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Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the institute website for more information.


Our Graduate Students Enjoy

Free tuition | Full-time job scholarship | Subsidized on-campus housing


M.Sc. Program

The M.Sc. degree is intended for candidates who have completed a four-year bachelor's degree, earned a minimum grade point average of 84, and fulfilled Technion's general requirements for graduate studies. Acceptance to the program is subject to an interview, in which the candidate's level of relevant knowledge will be assessed. In addition, the committee for advanced degrees may consider the candidate's ranking.

Ph.D. Program

The Ph.D. program is intended for applicants who have earned an M.Sc. degree from an accredited academic institute. Applicants' academic and research achievements will be reviewed as necessary.

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Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

Technion – Israel Institute of Technology is a premier center for science, technology, and applied research, and one of the leading universities of science and engineering in the world. Technion is a public university, founded in 1912, it's the oldest...

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Why study at Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

Technion has a history in creating future entrepreneurs, technological leaders, and industrial pioneers. With our our BSc in Mechanical Engineering in English, international students can learn from experienced and distinguished Technion lecturers. Study with students from all around the globe in high-tech city of Haifa, for an incredible experience!

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Technion - Israel Institute of Technology

2nd floor Technion City
3200003 Haifa

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