Bar-Ilan University or אוניברסיטת בר-אילן (BIU) - public higher education institution in Israel. BIU began its work in the year 1955. The university campus is of urban type and is located in the vicinity of Ramat Gan.

University ranking. Bar-Ilan University is among the top 10 universities of Israel, which attracts the best students and professors Israel can offer. Bar-Ilan University is one of the most famous and prestigious universities in the world. Bar-Ilan University is considered to be one of the best in "Computer Science", placing 151 in the international rankings in that area.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The students must pass examinations in order to enroll to the university. A year of bachelor studies will cost you around 13,000 USD. A master’s degree of BIU will cost a student a significant sum of 17,500 USD per year. Due to the fact that the tuition fees at BIU may vary depending on the faculty, we advise you to check the official website for more accurate information.

The composition of the university. Being a medium scale university, Bar-Ilan University teaches more than 17 thousand students. Being a foreign citizen does not exclude you from the admission process. The ratio of foreign students at BIU is 4% of all students. The academic staff includes more than 1400 teachers and professors. The majority of academic staff at BIU consists of foreign specialists. The university provides its students with the opportunity to participate in the international exchange programs. To learn more about the students and alumni of the university you can visit the university’s social media pages: Linkedin.

Infrastructure of BIU. The university has its own library. In addition it has a developed infrastructure for students who do sports.
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1955
Abbreviation BIU
Teachers 1,418
Students 17,503
Foreigners 4%
Admission Based on entrance examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Exchange programs Available
Sport facilities Available
Library Available
Tradition of ExcellenceTradition of Excellence
• Ministry of Education, Israel
World ranking 559
Country ranking 6
International Faculty 318
Citations per Faculty 359
Ranking in world by discipline
Computer Science 151
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking 559
QS World University Rankings 602
ARWU Academic Ranking 401
Cost of living in Ramat Gan
Expenses - USD/Month Min. Med.
Accommodation 322 366
Food 220 449
Transportation 48 130
Communications and utilities 66 94
Clothing 30 115
Sports and leisure 39 122
Total 725 1,276
Accommodation in Ramat Gan USD/Month
Shared room outside of centre 326
Shared room in city centre 370
1 bedroom apartment outside of centre 596
1 bedroom apartment in city centre 663
Alternative title
Arabic جامعة بار ايلان
German Bar-Ilan-Universität
Spanish Universidad de Bar-Ilán
French Université Bar-Ilan
Japanese バル=イラン大学
Korean 바-일란 대학
Portuguese Universidade de Bar-Ilan
Russian Бар-Иланский университет
Chinese 巴依兰大学
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