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Northwestern and Israel

Northwestern and Israel

In Israel, Northwestern offers its students and faculty innovative educational and research opportunities across many scholarly fields through collaborative partnerships and creative ventures.


Partner InstitutionPartner Type & Sponsor
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv University: Coller School of Management
Tel Aviv University: Sackler Faculty of Medicine
Tel Aviv University: The Buchmann Faculty of Law

Units and Groups

Moroccan Wall

Middle East and North African Studies Program (MENA)

The Middle East and North African Studies Program (MENA) offers the Northwestern community an in-depth understanding of the region that stretches from Morocco to the Gulf States and Iran, and from the Mediterranean into the Sahara and beyond.
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Students Gathered

Israel Innovation Project

IIP promotes collaborations between Northwestern and Israeli institutions in the sciences, technology, engineering, and math fields (STEM).
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Crown Family Gathering Snapshot

Crown Family Center for Jewish and Israel Studies

The Center promotes the academic study of the modern state of Israel through interdisciplinary teaching, scholarship, and research with an undergraduate minor and major in Jewish Studies, a minor in Hebrew Studies, and a Jewish Studies Graduate Cluster.
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Crown Family Israel Center for Innovation (ICI)

Crown Family Israel Center for Innovation (ICI)

Through programs, courses and fellowships focused on the Israeli economy, the ICI, housed within the Kellogg School of Management, connects students and faculty with Israeli businesses and institutions, encouraging collaboration, partnership and learning.
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Northwestern alumni are based in Israel.
One-third are located in Tel Aviv.

The Kellogg Alumni Club of Israel offers social and networking opportunities to keep alumni connected to Northwestern and fellow alumni in Israel. Other ways to get and stay connected can be found here.

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This page features data and information from the 2022-2023 academic year and gets updated annually. The last update was made in October 2023. For questions or comments about the information listed here, please contact Janka Pieper, Senior Director of Communications and Intercultural Learning.