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 Information for International Students

The Physics Department at the Technion attracts highly qualified and motivated graduate students from around the world. The department offers Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees. Students interact closely with faculty in all major fields of current research, including astrophysics, atomic and optical physics, biophysics, condensed matter physics, cosmology, high energy physics, plasma physics, quantum science and technology, and string theory.


Graduate courses are conducted in English.
Scholarships are provided to all students who maintain a satisfactory academic record. Scholarships and Housing information is available in the Technion Graduate School website here.
The typical duration of studies is 2 years for MSc and 4 years for PhD degrees.

 

The Technion is Israel's leading science and engineering university. It is located in Haifa, the largest city in the north of Israel.
Further information on the Technion and the application process can be found at the Technion Graduate School's main page.
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Visit the Technion International website for more information.

 


Admissions

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Applications are to be submitted directly to the Technion graduate school in the following page: https://graduate.technion.ac.il/en/prospective-students/application-to-a-master-or-phd-degree.
Deadlines for Registration are available in the Technion Graduate School website here.
Below are the application requirements specific to the Physics department.

 

Application Requirements:
Application Requirements for Masters Degree (MSc)
Holders of an undergraduate degree from an accredited university with a grade average (GPA) of at least 80% will be considered for admission. Applicants are required to submit two letters of recommendation. The GRE (general and Physics test) is recommended but not required (Technion's code: 0343).
Study Requirements during the MSc: Course work, research, and writing and defense of a Master's dissertation (except for direct doctoral track, see below).

Application Requirements for Doctoral Degree (PhD)
Holders of an MSc/MA degree (research track) from an accredited university with a minimal score of 90 on research work and a minimum 85% GPA will be considered for admission. Prior to registration, the applicant must find an advisor who agrees to supervise the PhD. Applicants are required to submit three recommendation letters. The GRE (general and Physics tests) is recommended but not required (Technion's code: 0343).
Study requirements during the PhD: Course work, candidacy exam, research, giving a lecture seminar, and writing and defense of a dissertation.

Direct Doctoral Track
MSc students with proven high achievements in coursework as well as in research may ask to transfer to the doctoral track, with the recommendation of the advisor and the department's graduate committee.