Bar-Ilan University is a leading Israeli comprehensive university located in the Tel-Aviv Metropolitan area. Since its establishment in 1955, Bar-Ilan University has grown and developed from an institution with 70 students to one with a flourishing and central campus of 17,000 students. Its milestone achievements in the sciences, humanities and in fields of human endeavors have made an indelible imprint on the landscape of the State of Israel. 

Today, Bar-Ilan is one of the leading Israeli academic institutes. It is looking forward to a new era of transformational growth, through the establishment of challenge-driven research centers, incorporation of innovative instructional methods, intensification of global outreach efforts, embracement of pro-active community relations, and broadening of discourse and dialogue in the world at large, the Jewish world and Israeli society. Its aspirations are ambitious but eminently achievable: to take the notion of “excellence” far beyond its traditional boundaries, so that it will impact people’s lives. 

The university invites students to join  it as it embarks on an exciting journey of innovation, influence and aspiration, now and in the years to come.

Founded: 1955

Students: 17,000

International Students: 800  

Ranking constantly ranked among worldwide top 500 universities; top 300 worldwide in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology and Economics; top 400 worldwide in Computer Science & Engineering; top 100 worldwide in Sociology (Shanghai Ranking)  

Areas of Excellence: Engineering & Computer Science; Social Sciences & Economics

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