International collaboration

International collaboration amplifies impact, enabling the Technion to participate in joint research projects, send students abroad, host global symposia and expand course offerings.

Some of the highlights of Technion’s international collaborations include:

  • On January 1, 2019, Technion became the sixth member of the prestigious EuroTech Universities Alliance, a network of top-tier research-based universities known for their scientific excellence and vibrant innovation ecosystems.
  • Technion has opened two overseas campuses: The Joan and Irwin Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute, opened in 2013 as a partnership between Cornell University and Technion, and The Guangdong Technion-Israel Institute of Technology (GTIIT) in Shantou, China, opened in 2017.
  • In 2017-18, Technion collaborated with 232 universities in 41 countries and 36 medical schools.
  • The Technion International School, offering English-language degrees and numerous academic programs, has grown from 39 students in 2009 to over 1,000 in 2018.
  • Students from more than 50 countries are enrolled in Technion International programs in engineering, science and entrepreneurship and innovation.
  • For nearly three decades, the Technion American Medical Students (TeAMS) program has built bridges between the Israeli and North American medical communities by training medical students for successful residency placement and future careers in health and medicine in the United States and Canada.