About the Technion

With the deep involvement of Albert Einstein, the Technion opened its doors in 1924 with two Faculties: Civil Engineering and Architecture. Today the Technion, a public research university, includes 16 Faculties and departments of science and engineering and related fields, including medicine, and some 60 research and excellence centers. The overall number of students is approximately 15,000. The Technion has an International School and two programs abroad: Cornell Tech – a joint venture with Cornell University in New York City, and the Guangdong Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, in China.
The Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning has undergraduate programs in Architecture and Landscape Architecture and graduate programs (Master and PhD) in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, City and Regional Planning and Industrial Design. The overall number of students is approximately 850.