General Information

As of the 2016/2017 winter semester (starting October 2016) new acceptance criteria to will be applied for new application requests to the Technion graduate dormitories.
The new criteria will not be applied to Technion graduate students whose dormitories residence was approved prior to 2015/2016 spring semester, inclusive.

  • The dorms for graduate degree students are located on the Technion campus.
  • There are three types of dorms: dorms for individuals, dorms for couples and dorms for families.
  • Scholarship recipients who do not own or whose spouses do not own an apartment, and who receive three or more scholarship portions, may submit a request.
  • Requests may be submitted for a period of one to two semesters. Requests will not be accepted for less than one semester

Maximum Dormitory residence duration

Maximum Dormitory residence duration
Degree Maximum Dormitory residence duration
Master's up to two years / Up to a maximum of 4 semesters (whichever comes first)
Doctorate up to three years / Up to a maximum of 6 semesters (whichever comes first)
Direct Track / Special Track up to four years / Up to a maximum of 8 semesters (whichever comes first)
End of Master's degree and enrollment to a PhD Track (indirect route) Up to a total of four years for both degrees/ Up to a maximum Total of 8 semesters for both degrees: The Number of semesters during the Master's degree + number of semesters in the partial Doctorate.
Transferring the contract between spouses Dormitory residence duration will be calculated according to the maximum residence duration (Pending on the degree studied) each spouse is entitled to.
This period will be deducted from the residence durations used by the contract holder, and the new contract entitlement (for the new dormitory applicant), will be possible only for the balance duration within the current degree (if exists).
  • Dormitory residence duration is calculated in full semesters only.
  • The semester count will begin from the semester entrance to the dormitories.
  • Entrance to the dormitories during the semester, will be counted as residence in a full semester.
  • Extensions for partial semesters in the dormitories, will not be granted.


  • The Residency duration in the graduate dormitories is strict and can not be extended.
  • The Extensions will not be granted due to all types of approved vacations and / or training and/ or cinfrences abroad and/or Internships.

Important information

  • Eligibility for dorms is determined based on academic considerations as well as socioeconomic considerations (which are not necessarily interdependent), and based on the availability of rooms / apartments in a given semester.
  • A dorm resident must be a scholarship recipient throughout the term of eligibility for residence.
  • The Graduate School is responsible to determine eligibility for residence and placement in dorms (for master’s and PhD students only).
  • The Main Dorm Office is responsible for the ongoing handling of the dorms and collection of dorm fees. Actual collection is performed by the Office of Student Accounts.
  • A request to receive residence in the dorms will be submitted through the request form for residence in the dorms, based on the following:
    Dorms – schedules. The request may be submitted to Mrs. Dalit Harel at the upper dormitory main office or sent via fax: 04-8295044, or via email:
  • After eligibility is determined for residence at the dorms, the placement in the various dorms is determined.
    The student’s preference regarding placement is taken into account, to the extent possible.
  • Answers to dorm residence requests (positive and negative) are sent via email to the Technion email address of the student. New students are required to process immediately upon being accepted to studies, in order to enable the answer to the request to be sent via email.

Office hours

Please contact the upper dormitory main office for more details.
Opening hours:
Monday: 9:30 -11:00
Thursday: 12:30 - 14:00


Types of dorms

There are dorms for individuals, couples and families at Technion. There are laundry rooms
in each residential area that contain washing machines, dryers and access to Technion’s Internet network

Dorms for Individuals

  • Dorms for individuals are located in the New East dorms and the Neve America dorms.
  • There is a separation between apartments for men and women, with each apartment having a separate room for each student.
  • New East dorms – apartments with 3 or 5 rooms, with each student have a separate, air-conditioned room.
  • Neve America dorms – apartments with 6 rooms, with each student having a separate, air-conditioned room.
  • The apartments are air-conditioned and include: bathrooms, a shower, kitchen, stove top and fridge (shared).
  • The room includes: a bed, closet, desk and chair.

Studio apartments for PhD students only

One room apartments designated for PhD students only are located in the Canada dorms.
The apartments include: a bed, desk, closet, kitchenette, fridge, stove top, bathrooms and shower. The apartments are not air-conditioned.

Apartments for couples

  • Dorms for couples are located in the New East dorms and Kfar HaMeshalmim dorms.
  • In the New East dorms, the apartments have two rooms and include: a double bed and a closet in the bedroom, kitchen cabinets, a fridge, stove and table. The apartments are furnished and air-conditioned.
  • The apartments in the Kfar HaMishtalmim dorms have two or three rooms and include: kitchen cabinets, a fridge, electric oven and stove, closets in the rooms and a desk. The apartments are air-conditioned. A large number of the apartments have storage rooms.
  • The two room apartments are 55 square meters.
  • The three room apartments are 75 square meters.

Apartments for families

  • The apartments for families are located in Kfar HaMishtalmim only.
  • The apartments are 3, 3.5 or 4 rooms and include: kitchen cabinets, a fridge, electric stove, oven, closets in the rooms and a desk. The apartments are air-conditioned. A large number of the apartments have storage rooms.
  • The three room apartments are 75 square meters.
  • The 3.5-4 room apartments are 82 square meters.