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Weizmann Institute of Science

Address: Herzl St 234, Rehovot, Israel

Description Weizmann Institute of Science

  • Year of foundation: 1934;
  • Location: Rehovot , Israel;
  • Students age: 17+;
  • Number of students: 1082;
  • Language of instruction: English;
  • University type : state;
  • Form of study: mixed;
  • Accommodation type: residence, apartments.

Weizmann Institute of Science is a prestigious state-type university located near Tel Aviv, in the Israeli city of Rehovot. The educational institution was founded by the famous chemist Chaim Weizmann in 1934. The university with an emphasis on scientific activity presented the world with 6 Nobel Prize winners and 3 Turing Prize winners.

Today, the Chaim Weizmann Research Institute is a globally recognized center in scientific fields such as physics, medicine, mathematics and natural sciences. A large research center operates on the basis of the university, where more than 800 scientific research is carried out.

The educational process is closely related to the scientific activities of the university: for students this gives excellent chances to build a career in the academic world. The Weizmann Institute of Science has excellent scientific and technical equipment for the professional education of specialists of the highest level. Today 3800 scientists work in the research centers of the university.

The scientific center of the university has made a great contribution to the understanding of rare genetic diseases, oncology, astrophysics, neurobiology. The Faculty of Medicine is world renowned for its research in genetics, cytology, immunology.

All programs of the university (bachelor's, master's, doctoral studies) are held in English.

List of university faculties:

  • Biochemical;
  • Biology;
  • Chemical;
  • Mathematics and programming;
  • Physical;
  • Department of Scientific Research;
  • Archaeological department.

Place of the university in the rankings:

  • National rating = 1;
  • Quality of Faculty Rank = 34;
  • Center for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS) of Leiden University = 8 in the world;
  • QS WUR Ranking By Subject = 75.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Weizmann Institute of Science

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Quick overview:

  • Age: 17+;
  • Duration: 4-5 years;
  • Language of instruction: English.

List of popular programs:

  • Molecular genetics;
  • Biomolecular science;
  • Immunology;
  • Neurobiology;
  • Veterinary;
  • Molecular chemistry;
  • Geology;
  • Mathematics;
  • Physics.

Quick overview:

  • Age: 21+;
  • Duration: 1-2 years;
  • Language of instruction: English.

A master's degree can be obtained at all faculties of the university:

  • Biochemical;
  • Biology;
  • Chemical;
  • Mathematics and programming;
  • Physical;
  • At the department of scientific research;
  • In the archaeological division.

Accommodation, housing and food

Students live in furnished student residences apartments.

List of accommodation services:

  • Apartments;
  • Kitchens (general);
  • Internet access;
  • Laundry.

Equipment Weizmann Institute of Science

The university is located on a small campus in a subtropical park. There is a unique laboratory on campus - the Koffler particle accelerator, which has become an informal symbol of the university.

  • Modern audiences;
  • Scientific laboratories;
  • Library center;
  • Canteens and cafes;
  • Health center;
  • Hostel;
  • Football field;
  • Basketball courts;
  • Gym.

Scholarships Weizmann Institute of Science

Most often, undergraduates and doctoral students receive financial support from the university.

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- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
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- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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