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To address the humanity’s greatest challenges, the graduate Biotechnology and Food Engineering program from Technion - Israel Institute of Technology provides students with advanced multidisciplinary training by renowned and distinguished faculty as well

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Technion Israel Institute of Technology plays a major role in the innovation and brainpower that drives the Israeli economy. Coupled with the innate Israeli innovative spirit, the achievements of Technion’s faculty and graduates have helped the country earn its reputation as the world’s “Startup Nation.”

The Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Engineering

The Technion’s Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Engineering is one of the few departments worldwide to unite the areas of biotechnology and food engineering under one roof. The mission of the Biotechnology and Food Engineering program from Technion - Israel Institute of Technology  is to tackle humanity’s greatest challenges by developing techniques to promote the sustainable production of safe and healthy foods, to create new technologies for treating deadly diseases, and to generate green energy. 

Programme Structure

This program offers a wide range of exciting research opportunities in the following specialization areas:
  • Alternative Proteins and their Effect on Human Health
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Nutrition
  • Biosensors for Medical and
  • Environmental Diagnostics
  • Biotechnology and Nanobiotechnology
  • Chemistry of Food
  • Designing Health-Promoting Foods
  • Development of Technologies and Materials for Delivery of Drugs and
  • Bioactive Compounds
  • Food Science and Engineering
  • Human Microbiome
  • Protein and Enzyme Engineering
  • Sustainable Energy using Biotechnology
  • Synthetic Biology
  • Tissue Engineering

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

The M.Sc. degree is intended for candidates who have completed a four-year bachelor's degree, earned a minimum grade point average of 84, and fulfilled Technion's general requirements for graduate studies. Acceptance to the program is subject to an interview, in which the candidate's level of relevant knowledge will be assessed. In addition, the committee for advanced degrees may consider the candidate's ranking.

In addition to academic achievements, the candidate must have demonstrated a proficiency for conducting independent research.

Tuition Fee

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Free tuition; Full-time job scholarship; Subsidized on-campus housing

Living costs for Haifa

770 - 1243 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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