About the University

Bar-Ilan University, one of Israel’s largest universities, offers students a wide array of unique academic and social opportunities not found in any other Israeli educational institution.

Since its inception in 1955, over 130,000 students have benefited from Bar-Ilan’s exemplary academic and research facilities and from its dedication to integrating Jewish culture and tradition into all programs of study. By securing Israel’s top researchers and professors and providing students with the chance to explore their Jewish roots, Bar-Ilan University gives its students the resources and expertise to succeed in the workplace and maximize their contributions to society as educated and socially aware citizens.

Students hailing from across the world turn to Bar-Ilan ever year to study in our leading degree programs. Under the supervision and guidance of our award-winning professors, they are taught the critical-thinking and analytical skills necessary to explore their fields of interest and academic growth. Bar-Ilan University offers a wide selection of undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs that are recognized globally, including a number of international degrees that are taught in English.

Programs taught in:
English

This school also offers:

MA

Bar-Ilan University

The two-year program, housed in the Department of English Literature and Linguistics at Bar-Ilan University, offers an MA in English Literature with specializations in Li ... [+]

The Shaindy Rudoff Graduate Program in Creative Writing is a magnet for English-speaking Israelis, as well as Jews and non-Jews from around the world. The two-year program, housed in the Department of English Literature and Linguistics

at Bar-Ilan University, offers an MA in English Literature with specializations in Literary Fiction, Poetry or Creative Nonfiction.

Located on the outskirts of Tel Aviv and only an hour's bus ride from Jerusalem, Bar-Ilan University enjoys a diverse student body.

Students in the Program range in age from 21-71 and come from all over the world. Though the Program explores the long tradition between Judaism and writing, there are no agendas, only the pursuit of good writing. Our students and visiting writers often experience their time in the Program as a life-changing period.... [-]

Israel Ramat Gan
October 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Bar-Ilan University

The Linguistics Division provides the students with a solid foundation in both theoretical and applied linguistics. Each student's program is constructed by the individua ... [+]

Direct MA in Linguistics

Highly qualified undergraduate students are offered the option of a direct M.A track. Students in this program can complete an M.A. without a thesis within four years of beginning their undergraduate studies or an M.A. with a thesis within five years.

Admission Requirements

In order to be accepted to track A (with thesis), a student needs an average of at least 88 and for track B (without thesis) an average of at least 80. For candidates who do not hold a BA in linguistics, an average of 80 on the related course (when available) is required. Candidates who do not hold a BA in linguistics will be required to take up to 5 additional courses during their first year and get a grade of at least 80 in each of them to continue in a non-thesis track and at least 88 to be able to transition to a thesis track (track A) in the second year.... [-]

Israel Ramat Gan
October 2019
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
Campus
Bar-Ilan University

The Department of English Literature and Linguistics at Bar-Ilan University offers a unique M.A. program in Linguistics in Clinical Research, intended for outstanding stu ... [+]

The Department of English Literature and Linguistics at Bar-Ilan University offers a unique M.A. program in Linguistics in Clinical Research, intended for outstanding students with a B.A. in Communication Disorders, Psychology, Brain Sciences, Special Education or similar fields, who are interested in getting a deeper understanding of the linguistic basis of their field. The studies greatly deepen the students’ understanding of how language works and deal with issues important to Israeli society, including first and second language acquisition, the cognitive and neural basis of reading acquisition and dyslexia, language assessment in multilingual societies, linguistics characteristics of psychiatric disorders, and more.... [-]

Israel Ramat Gan
October 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Bar-Ilan University

The MA Program in English Literature with a focus on Literary Translation combines high-level literature seminars, creative writing and translation workshops, and is capp ... [+]

A new offering from the Department of English Literature and Linguistics at Bar Ilan University:

MA in English Literature with a Focus on Literary Translation

A growth field in the Humanities, literary translation is natural for people who love literature and language and are looking for a practical way to turn this love into a profession. The MA Program in English Literature with a focus on Literary Translation combines high-level literature seminars, creative writing and translation workshops, and is capped off with a year of one-on-one mentoring as the student prepares a creative thesis: the translation of a work of fiction, creative nonfiction or poetry. No knowledge of Hebrew is required; students may translate from any language into English, and all coursework is in English.... [-]

Israel Ramat Gan
October 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus

MSc

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This two-year program, taught entirely in English, offers tracks in electro-optics, nano and microelectronics, data science and information technology (signal processing, ... [+]

Program Overview:

Bar-Ilan University is a dynamic, forward-looking institution and leader in high-tech research and development. This two-year program, taught entirely in English, offers tracks in electro-optics, nano and microelectronics, data science and information technology (signal processing, communications, computer engineering), and bioengineering. The MSc in Electrical Engineering is intended for those who have excelled in their BSc degree in Engineering and are eager to advance themselves in this cutting-edge field.

Application Requirements: BSc degree or equivalent in Electrical or Computer Engineering Professional resume Two letters of recommendation from professors or employers Short (up to one page) statement of purpose explaining reasons for interest in the program Academic Program Thesis Track: One graduate-level seminar (including submission of an article for publication) Five special graduate-level courses Participation in a department colloquium Graduate thesis Extended Studies Track (without Thesis): Three graduate-level seminars (including two seminars papers) Six special graduate-level courses Participation in a department colloquium Final research project ... [-]
Israel Ramat Gan
October 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
Bar-Ilan University

The Master’s Degree Study Program Includes Conducting Research And Submitting A Written Thesis. Duration Of Studies: 2 Years. Courses Of Study. Physics. ... [+]

Bar-Ilan University’s physics department was inaugurated in 1955 by a student of Albert Einstein. In recent years, it has invested great efforts in absorbing young, vibrant researchers who devote themselves to innovative projects. Specializations include nanotechnology, quantum physics, spintronics, bio-physics, quantum optics, statistical mechanics and more. In addition, the department plans on opening up an astrophysics specialty in the near future. Students, via warm and personalized mentoring, are trained not only for academic careers but also for placement in high-tech positions; theoretical studies go hand-in-hand with R&D training at the Bar-Ilan physics department.... [-]

Israel Ramat Gan
October 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
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5290002 Ramat Gan, Tel Aviv District, Israel