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. Although the official language of instruction at Technion is Hebrew, several undergraduate and graduate study programs and courses are taught in English through Technion International.
Website of university: http://int.technion.ac.il/
Website for inbound exchange students: http://int.technion.ac.il/academic-programs/summer-programs/introduction/
Online academic calendar website: http://int.technion.ac.il/prospective-students-2/useful-information/events/
The Study Abroad program is offered through Technion International and is taught in English. The Program offers a challenging and intensive course load that can be tailored to meet each student’s specific interests as well as ensuring their ability to meet specific prerequisites or course requirements for their home universities or prospective graduate or advanced studies. Courses are offered in fields of:
Engineering and Science
Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Students may also enroll for an additional fee in a conversational Hebrew course. Students with sufficient language proficiency may be eligible to take regular Technion courses taught in Hebrew.
View detail: http://int.technion.ac.il/semester-programs/
Admission to the Semester Abroad program requires a GPA of 80/3.0 and above
Since the academic program at Technion International is taught entirely in English , applicants are required to demonstrate their english proficiency before thrie enrollment . Applicants from countries where English is not the primary language may be required to undergo an interview in English.
2. APPLICATION DOCUMENTS
1) Completed Application Form
2) Two letters of recommendation*
3) A personal statement outlining why you want to study at Technion
4) Resume with passport size picture
5)Transcripts (original or approved copies)
6)$ 50 (USD) non-refundable application fee
7)Students from non-English speaking countries must either undergo a personal interview or submit their TOFEL/IELTS scores
*An original copy must be sent to the Admissions Office directly from the evaluator.
View detail: http://int.technion.ac.il/semester-programs/
Technion require an Israeli health insurance be issued to exchange students.
Depending on availability – starting at 380$
3. ESTIMATED LIVING EXPENSES
500-600$ (not including rent)
4. VISA REQUIREMENTS
The student A/2 visa is intended for students who have been admitted to an educational institution in Israel. Students who are entering Israel in order to participate in an educational program must apply for a student visa. Exchange students must apply for a Student Visa at the Israeli Consulate in their home country.
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, founded in 1918 and opened officially in 1925, is Israel’s premier university as well as its leading research institution. The Hebrew University is ranked internationally among the 100 leading universities in the world and first among Israeli universities.
Website of university: http://new.huji.ac.il/en
Website for inbound exchange students: http://international.huji.ac.il/en/programs/exchange
Online academic calendar website: http://academic-secretary.huji.ac.il/index.php?cmd=english.473
Full time load: 20 credits per semester
1 Credit = 1 semester hour of frontal study
1 Course= 2-6 Credits
Minimum course enrolment for exchange students: Undergraduate: 12 credits per semester; Graduate: 4 credits per semester
Maximum course enrolment for exchange students: Undergraduate: 18 credits per semester
Courses of Medicine; MBA are NOT available to exchange students.
Course Finder Website: RIS Undergraduate: https://overseas.huji.ac.il/?CategoryID=497 (English); RIS Graduate https://overseas.huji.ac.il/risgradcourses (English); Faculty level courses http://shnaton.huji.ac.il/(Hebrew and English)
1. NUMBER OF PLACEMENTS
Academic Year: 4
Spring: Undergraduate programs:November 15th
Graduate programs::November 30th
Fall: Autumn and Year
Undergraduate programs:April 30th
Graduate programs:May 15th
Most of the courses taught in English and Hebrew (pending on meeting Hebrew requirements and avaliability)IELTS 7 or TOEFL 89 Official scores; Hebrew requirements (if a student wishes to attend regular University courses) http://moreinfo.huji.ac.il/ShowPage.asp?cat=353&in=333
4. APPLICATION PROCEDURES
On-line application for exchange student https://overseas.huji.ac.il/onlineapply/apply.aspx?rsp=Exchange&qcd=bz18Qd97K3
All students at the Hebrew University, including part-time and external students, must have health insurance coverage for the period of their studies.
View detail: https://overseas.huji.ac.il/health
View detail: https://overseas.huji.ac.il/housing
Renting off-campus housing is an attractive option for many students. Monthly rent for an individual sharing an apartment will generally cost US $200-$400, depend¬ing upon the size, location, and amenities of the room/apartment, as well as the number of roommates. When renting an apartment, students must take into account additional expenses: electricity, water, gas, municipal taxes (arnona), and the monthly building maintenance fee.
3. VISA REQUIREMENTS
ALL students must obtain a MULTIPLE ENTRY A/2 STUDENT VISA prior to their arrival to Israel through the closest Israeli Embassy or Consulate.
View detail: https://overseas.huji.ac.il/gradvisa
Head of the International Office
Ms. Jane Turner
A research-intensive public university, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) has 33,500 undergraduate and postgraduate students in the colleges of Engineering, Business, Science and Humanities, Arts & SocialSciences. In 2013, NTU had enrolled the first batch of students at its new medical school, the Lee Kong Chian School ofMedicine, which is jointly set up with Imperial College London.
NTU is also home to four world-class autonomous institutes – the National Institute of Education, S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Earth Observatory of Singapore, and Singapore Centre on Environmental Life Sciences Engineering – and various leading research centres such as the Nanyang Environment & Water Research Institute (NEWRI) and the Energy Research Institute@ NTU (ERI@N).
A fast-growing university with an international outlook, NTU is putting its global stamp on the Five Peaks of Excellence: Sustainable Earth, Future Healthcare, New Media, New Silk Road and Innovation Asia.
NTU has a satellite campus in Singapore’s Science and Tech Hub, One-North, and is setting up a campus inNovena, Singapore’smedical district.
Website of University: http://www.ntu.edu.sg/Pages/home.aspx
Website for inbound exchange students:http://global.ntu.edu.sg/GMP/GEMTrailblazer/Pages/GEMTrailblazer.aspx
Exchange students usually take 3 to 5 courses per semester based on 3 or
4 AU per course (subjected to home university’s and NTU’s approval).
No minimum workload is required.
Maximum workload allowed is 6 courses or 20 AUs per semester.
Course finder website: https://wis.ntu.edu.sg/webexe/owa/aus_subj_cont.main
For Postgraduates students, it is compulsory to take a minimum of 2 postgraduate courses and a maximum of 5 courses per semester. Postgraduates can choose both undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
Course finder website: http://wis.ntu.edu.sg/pls/webexe88/pgr$query_subject_content.display?in_acad=
1) All courses from our 5 autonomous institutions – the National Institute of Education*, the S Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Earth Observatory of Singapore, Singapore Centre on Environmental Life Sciences Engineering and Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine.
* Only NIE General Electives are available to exchange students
2) Entrepreneurship courses offered by the Nanyang Technopreneurship Center
3) Graduate Programmes offered by the Nanyang Business School
4) Inter-semestral sessions (Do not follow the usual academic
5) Post-Graduate Restricted Courses – Please refer to the Appendix Pg 30 for the list of Graduate programmes not open to exchange students or highly popular programmes with limited vacancies.
Semester 1 (Fall) – 30th March
Semester 2 (Spring) – 30th September
Semester 1 (Fall) – 15th March
Semester 2 (Spring) – 15th September
IELTS: a minimumof 6 for the Writing sub-test
TOEFL: a minimum of 570 (paper) or 90 (internet) or 237
SAT1: a minimum of 600 for the Verbal section; or 7 for the Essay section
IB: a minimum of 4 for Higher Level English or 4 for Standard Level English
MUET: Band 6 and a minimumof 50 for writing
3. APPLICATION PROCEDURES
1) Partner universities shall inform NTU via email, the names of nominated students and period of exchange, in accordance to the units of exchange agreed per academic year.
2) Nominated students coming to NTU on exchange must be a full-time, matriculated student in one of NTU exchange partner institutions and have completed 2 semesters of study at home university, with proof of results.
3) The exchange programme is opened to all nationals except Singapore.
4) Students who are pursuing a Master’s degree at their home university but have yet to attain any Bachelor’s degree, shall apply and be classified as an undergraduate student.
5) Nominated students shall then submit an online application through the following link:https://venus.wis.ntu.edu.sg/NG_APP/Pages/Login.aspx
4. APPLICATION DOCUMENTS
1) Latest official transcript in English (signed by the Registrar and should include the university’s seal), reflecting all courses taken in
PDF format (<600kb)
2) Clear, coloured passport-size photo in JPEG format (<60kb; 400(W) x 514(H) pixels) Click here for the photo guidelines.
3) Clear & coloured, scanned copy of passport information page (valid for at least 6 months from the commencement of your exchange at NTU) in JPEG format (<200kb)
4) Up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV) in PDF format (<600kb) (Applicable to students on Research and WEP exchange only)
5) Bachelor’s degree certificate in PDF format (for postgraduates only)
All exchange students are required to purchase the compulsory NTU Group Hospitalisation & Surgical Insurance (GHSI) even if they have already bought similar insurance in their home country.
View detail: www.ntu-ghs.com.sg
On-campus housing shall not be guaranteed to exchange students. Students must be prepared to live off-campus should
their application for on-campus housing be unsuccessful. In the past semesters, over 40% of our exchange students were unsuccessful with their application and stayed off-campus.
Housing options are described in detail at: http://www.ntu.edu.sg/has/Undergraduate/Pages/index.aspx
3. ESTIMATED LIVING EXPENSES
The living costs you incur will depend on your lifestyle. On an average, student should prepare an estimated SGD5,000 per semester to defray costs such as accommodation, food, transportation, personal expenses, textbooks etc.
For more detailed information, please visit: http://www.ntu.edu.sg/SAO/iss/ManagingFinances/Pages/index.asPx
4. VISA REQUIREMENTS
An Entry Visa is required of international students from some countries for entry into Singapore.
Visit Singapore’s Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA)website to learn more.http://www.ica.gov.sg/index.aspxC
See attached factsheet.
International Student Support (ISS)