The #1 University for International Students & New Immigrants
BIU BY THE NUMBERS
Bar-Ilan University, one of the largest and fastest growing universities in Israel, 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, as well as its cultural offerings.
Students from all over the world study in Bar-Ilan’s leading degree programs. Guided by award-winning professors, they are taught the critical thinking and analytical skills necessary to explore their fields of interest. Bar-Ilan University offers a wide range of undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs – including international degrees taught in English.
Jewish Tradition Meets Academic Excellence
Bar-Ilan is unique in that it imbues its students with a deep understanding of Jewish heritage. A plethora of courses on all levels are offered in Jewish History, Jewish Philosophy, Talmud, Torah, and more. Lectures, conferences, and volunteer programs enhance the cultural experience.
Israel’s “Student Absorption Center”
Bar-Ilan University has always been Israel’s #1 university for new immigrants and international students, providing an experience unmatched by any other university in the country.
Bar-Ilan’s foreign students are offered extra time on exams and subsidized tutoring, and are given ample help and opportunity to join both the Israeli and international community, get campus jobs, work in the student government, and more. And of course, Ulpan study at all levels is part of the academic experience, and is offered to all who need it.
The Most Beautiful Campus In The Country!
Due to its ideal location, the BIU campus is easily accessible to students arriving from all regions of the country, just 20 minutes away from Tel Aviv and 45 minutes from Jerusalem. With ample parking and public transportation in the area, students will find Bar-Ilan’s location to be central and accessible. It was even awarded the title “Most Beautiful Academic Campus” by the Council for a Beautiful Israel!