Technion: Israel Institute of Technology – Rappaport Faculty of Medicine
Opened in 1924, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology is the country’s leading scientific-technological university and one of the largest centers of applied research in the world. With 12,500 students in 18 faculties, Technion commands a worldwide reputation for its pioneering work in nanotechnology, computer science, biotechnology, water-resource management, materials engineering, architecture, aerospace and medicine. Technion graduates account for over 70% of the founders and managers of Israel’s high-technology industries. The Technion is home to Israel’s first Nobel Prize winners in science.
The Rappaport Faculty of Medicine has trained over 2000 physicians. In addition to the main stream curriculum the Faculty runs several multidisciplinary programmes including an MD/PhD for top ranking students those with a major research focus, an MD/Engineering, and the MD/Law (with the University of Haifa). The unique position as part of a technological institute is reflected in the medical student curriculum which aims to produce graduates who will be equipped to meet the challenges of modern medical technologies. Graduate students are also a major part of the faculty excellence in research and education. One of the pillars of the Faculty is the Institute for Research in the Medical Sciences, which offers strong research opportunities in the rapidly progressing field of molecular biomedical sciences.
Full details can be accessed here.
For further details in the UK contact the British Technion Society here.