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Technion Exchange Program

Study in Israel at one of the world’s leading institutes for Innovation in Science and Technology.

Features of the Technion Exchange Program

Host Institution

Technion: Israel Institute of Technology


Engineering students who have completed at least one year of study at Cornell with a minimum 3.0 GPA.


Students typically take 20 Technion credits per semester. Some courses carry prerequisites.*


Select courses are taught in English for exchange students. Primary language is Hebrew.

Notably, Technion offers an entire Civil and Environmental Engineering undergraduate degree taught in English.


Spring Semester: Early March through late July.


Students live in furnished residence halls on campus. Note that on-campus housing is not guaranteed.


Apply during the middle of the prior fall semester.


  • 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 approximately $5,500, 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.
  • Check the website for the most up to date deadline information.

*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.