Spend ten months living, studying, and volunteering at Israel’s most prestigious technical institute: Technion offers high school graduates a 10-month program combining academic studies, leadership development workshops, Jewish studies, volunteering, cultural experiences and trips.


We offer two tracks for Gap Year in Israel:

1. October 18, 2017 – August, 2018

2. January 10, 2018 – August, 2018

You may choose to participate in either of these tracks (depending on personal preference, date of complete of studies, etc).

Academic program:

Science & Engineering (mandatory):

  • Basic science and engineering academic courses
  • Social activities
  • Volunteering

Torah, Science & Engineering (optional):

  • Spiritual guidance from Technion’s Rabi. Elad Dokov
  • Gmara lessons and Havruta
  • Hebrew studies
  • Israel and Jewish social activities

We offer basic science and engineering courses, tailored for students who are considering a degree track in Engineering & Science

Volunteering Program:

Technion’s Gap year in Israel includes volunteering work during spring semester break and once a week throughout the academic year. Students will enjoy enriching cultural activities and trips around Israel.


During your stay, you will have the opportunity to enjoy guided tours around Israel: Jerusalem, Masada, the Dead Sea, Caesarea, Rosh Hanikra, Acre, Safed, Tel Aviv, the Galilee, the Golan Heights, and more.We will also travel to Jewish Heritage sites: Yad Vashem (the World Holocaust Remembrance Center); Beit Lochamei Hagetaot (Ghetto Fighters’ House Museum); Beit Hatfusot (Museum of the Jewish People) and moreCultural program:

The cultural program is as diversified as Israel itself: lectures on Israeli culture and society, entrepreneurship, and science, celebration of Jewish Holidays, music and theatre shows, and more.

In addition to TI’s social activities, students will have access to all the cultural events on campus organized by the Technion Student Association (ASAT), giving you the opportunity to socialize with students from Israel and all over the world.


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