Middle East Semester Programs

Below are semester-long study abroad programs in the Middle East designed for College of Engineering students. However, you are not limited to these options. To explore a full list of all semester study abroad programs offered through Penn State, check out the Global Programs search function.

Haifa: Technion Institute of Technology (Israel)

Students in CE, ME, ChE, AERO, and IE have the opportunity to spend a spring semester in Haifa, Israel, which runs from March to July. Students may choose to either complete an internship or enroll in an intensive Hebrew course, both at an additional cost. Technion will arrange for students to be accommodated in apartments with private bedroom and a shared living space.

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Tel Aviv: Tel Aviv University (Israel) STEM Semester Program

The Tel Aviv University International for a STEM spring semester or year abroad program, specifically for students in Electrical Engineering. The semester begins with an intensive Hebrew and Israeli culture course, called an Ulpan which helps prepare students for life in Israel. After that, students will take engineering courses from the Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronics Engineering program and elective courses from our TAU International course offerings including: Arts, History, Business, Communications, Middles East Studies, Psychology and more.

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