Bar Ilan University History
Bar Ilan University colloquially known as BIU and Universitat Bar-Ilan is an Israeli higher education institution located in the city of Ramat Gen near Tel Aviv. The university was established in year 1955 by Professor Pinkhos Churgin and currently enrols over 18000 students and employs 1300 plus faculty.
Bar Ilan University Programs, Courses, and Schools
Bar Ilan University offers a range of undergraduate, graduate, and diploma programs across 8 faculties which include Faculty of Law, Engineering, Medicine, Jewish Studies, Humanities, Social Sciences, Life Sciences, and Exact Sciences in addition to an Interdisciplinary Studies Institute.
Bar Ilan University offers programs in Physics, Chemistry, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Sciences, Economics, Business Management, International Business, Accounting, Electronics and Electrical Engineering, Information Systems, Medical Sciences, Dental Sciences, and Biomedical Sciences.
Bar Ilan University Campuses
Bar Ilan University has an urban campus located in the city of Ramat Gen near the Israeli megapolis of Tel Aviv. The university campus comprises of modern buildings which house the academic departments, research centers, student services, and university’s administrative offices.
Bar Ilan University offers facilities such as classrooms and lecture halls, laboratories, engineering and research labs, computer labs, and a university hospital. The university campus also offers student halls of residence, shop and bookstore, student union, bank, restaurants and cafes, and libraries in addition to sports halls and recreational center.
Bar Ilan University Achievements
Bar Ilan University is accredited by Ministry of Education of Israel and is ranked 7th in the country by UniRank. The university is also ranked amongst top 5 universities in the country in the Academic Rankings of World Universities or ARWU.
Bar Ilan University is ranked amongst top 600 universities in the world in Times Higher Education World University Rankings. The university is also ranked amongst top 500 in the world by ARWU and top 550 worldwide by QS World University Rankings.
Bar Ilan University USP
Bar Ilan University partners with a number of prestigious institutions in North America, Europe, and Asia to facilitate student exchange and study abroad programs. The university’s research centers also collaborate with various foreign institutions extensively.
Bar Ilan University also offers tuition fee waivers and scholarships to students in addition to financial aid. The university also boasts of a low student to faculty ratio of 17:1.
Bar Ilan University Notable Alumni
Avi Dichter (Politician), Yuval Diskin (Israeli Diplomat), Esther Farbstein (Holocaust scholar), and Gila Gamliel (Israeli politician).
Bar Ilan University Application Requirements
Bar Ilan University Cost of studies
Undergraduate: ILS 13,500
Fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.
Bar Ilan University Deadlines
Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit the program page for specific requirements
Bar Ilan University Rankings
Ramat Gan, 5290002