Guangdong Technion-Israel Institute of Technology (GTIIT) is a unique collaborative venture between the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology and Shantou University in Shantou, Guangdong, China. Established in 2016, GTIIT represents a pioneering effort in international higher education cooperation. This joint institute combines the academic excellence of the Technion, a prestigious Israeli university renowned for its technological and engineering expertise, with the educational resources of Shantou University.

GTIIT offers a multidisciplinary approach to education, with a focus on science, technology, and engineering fields. The collaboration aims to foster innovation, research, and the development of skilled professionals who can contribute to technological advancements and economic growth. While GTIIT may not have an extensive history of global university rankings, its establishment signifies a commitment to providing students with a world-class education that draws on the strengths of both the Israeli and Chinese academic traditions. The institute's emphasis on international collaboration and cutting-edge research positions it as a significant player in the global landscape of higher education.

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📚About the Program

Bachelor’s in Mathematics with Computer Science at Guangdong Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Shantou

1. Program Positioning

The study program, Mathematics with Computer Science is a prestigious and well-established program at the Technion. The study program is characterized by very strong foundations both in mathematics and computer science. On the basis of mastering deep and broad mathematical knowledge, together with all compulsory courses offered by top-level computer science programs, students will be able to pursue an academic or industrial career both in Mathematics, computer science and in the important interface between these two disciplines.

Students who will choose to pursue a professional career in the industry, financial institutions, etc. can further learn professional knowledge related to computer science, laying a solid foundation for working in the computer field.

2. Talent-cultivation Goal

Graduates of the program will master the basic theories and methods of mathematical science, receive systematic training of mathematical thinking, and master the basic thinking and research methods of computer science. Students will have the ability to make full use of mathematical knowledge and use computers to solve practical problems, so as to become senior professionals who can engage in research, development and teaching in scientific-technological, educational, or economic departments, or engage in practical application, development research, and management in production, operation or management departments.

The program is particularly successful with students who want to be involved with scientific programming or the development of algorithms that involve mathematical thinking. The program is to train intelligent students to be capable of doing research or pursuing a career in mathematics. It can also contribute to the entrance of career-related computer science.

Students who have completed the proposed degree will be competent to apply to any graduate program in Mathematics or Computer Science. For instance, in order to apply to the graduate programs at the Technion (Math or Computer Science) excellent students will not be required to complete additional undergraduate courses.

3. Cultivation Scheme

Students are required to complete 133.5 credits of courses in four years, including program core courses (112 credits), program elective courses (15.5 credits), and General Education courses (6 credits). Apart from theoretical teaching, the program offers experiments in computer science, graduation project, etc. as practical teaching.

16 credits of moral and political theory courses are requested by the China Ministry of Education. All courses are taught in English except ideological and political courses and physical education.

Students who meet the credit requirements for the degree will be awarded a bachelor's degree in Mathematics with Computer Science from the Technion and a bachelor's degree in Mathematics and Applied Mathematics of GTIIT.

4. Course Curriculum

The program offers high-level courses in the most important areas of mathematics as analysis, algebra, geometry, topology, number theory, combinatorics, probability, modeling, and numerical analysis. In the area of computer science, the program offers courses in topics such as programming, computability, and data structure.

A list of the core courses offered by the program: Analysis, Infinitesimal Calculus 1, 2, 3, Function Theory (complex analysis), Algebra (linear) A, B, Introduction to Group Theory, Introduction to Rings and Fields, Combinatorics, Combinatorial Algorithms; and the courses of Computer Science such as Introduction to Systems Programming and Computer Organization and Programming.

In addition to the education in Mathematics and Computer science mentioned above, the program offers several courses in Physics and in Chemistry or Biology, these together with courses in General Education and English.

5. Faculty Team

The main body of the teaching is made by worldwide prestigious academics both in teaching and in research. As a rule, lecturers hold a Ph.D. degree in the discipline they are teaching. Furthermore, almost all teachers in the MCS program are researchers. Most of the tutors hold a Master's degree.

6. Teaching Conditions

As mentioned above, the courses offered by the program are mostly theoretical. The facilities are very modern, comfortable and well-equipped classrooms with excellent screens and multimedia which will support the teaching needs. For the Computer Science courses in the program, GTIIT offers all advanced computer facilities needed to conduct the corresponding courses.

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🏫About Guangdong Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, Shantou

The Guangdong Technion - Israel Institute of Technology (GTIIT) is a Sino-foreign cooperative educational institution established by Shantou University (STU) and the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology( the Technion) with independent legal status. As the only sino-foreign joint university focusing on science and technology, GTIIT is also acting as the China Campus of the Technion. GTIIT is located in the city of Shantou, Guangdong province.

The Ministry of Education approved GTIIT's formal establishment on December 5, 2016. GTIIT is modeled on the Technion, a leading university in Haifa, Israel and throughout the world.  GTIIT is the flagship program in the cooperation between China and Israel and has been fully supported by the Guangdong Provincial Government, Shantou Municipal Government and Li Ka Shing Foundation. (LKSF)

The vision of GTIIT is to become a world-class international university, conducting cutting-edge research in the fields of science and technology. This research will boost entrepreneurship and technology transfer, and foster a high-tech industrial ecosystem in Shantou and Guangdong Province. GTIIT cultivates pioneering scientists and researchers with innovation power, global vision and humanities.

GTIIT has been listed in the Guangdong High-Level  University Development Program. Four disciplines, including Materials Science and Engineering, Food Engineering, Chemical Engineering, and Environmental Engineering are listed as key disciplines.

English is GTIIT's language of instruction. GTIIT will be comprised of three colleges: the College of Engineering; the College of Science; and the College of Life Sciences. The goal is to have about 5,000 students eventually. The institute will eventually grant Technion engineering degrees at all levels - Bachelor, Masters, and Ph.D., and maintain the high academic standards of education, research and innovation for which the Technion's Haifa campus is world-renowned. Graduates will receive a GTIIT graduation certificate, degree certificate and Technion degree certificate.

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🏠 Accommodation

You will need to book the accommodation after you have been accepted.

You can choose to live on campus or off campus in private accommodation.

How to book:

  • Make a booking online after you have been accepted (in this case please let us know your choice when you apply).
  • Register when you arrive - its not possible to reserve a room before arriving. You can arrive a few days before and book it
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💰 Fees

Application Fee:

650 RMB

Tuition fee:

15,000 USD per year

60,000 USD in total

📬 Admissions Process

3 Steps to Apply to a Chinese University

Application step 1

Application step 2

Application step 3

Please choose the programs here , "You are advised to select 2-3 programs to increase your chances of getting accepted.

Required Documents:

  • Result of International Standard Test (SAT/IB/ACT/A-level/etc)
  • Resume
  • Second Recommendation Letter
  • First Recommendation Letter
  • Medical Examination Form
  • English Language Certificate
  • Your Highest Academic Transcript (In English)
  • Your Graduation Certificate (in English)
  • Personal Statement Letter or Study Plan
  • Your Photograph
  • Your Passport Copy

Preparing documents:

You can start your application now and send the application documents during your application. Some documents you can send later if you don’t have them right away. Some more info about preparing application documents is here

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Application process:

Applying Online is simple in just a few steps. More information is available here.

The first steps are to choose the programs, pay the application fee and upload the application documents.

Once submitted to China Admissions, we will review your application within 2-3 days and proceed to the university or ask you for further clarification

After it has been processed to the university you will receive your unique application ID from each university.

The university may contact you directly for further questions.

We will then follow up each week with the university for updates. As soon as there is any update we will let you know. If you have made other plans, decide to withdraw / change address at any time please let us know.

After you have been accepted you will receive your admissions letter electronically and asked to pay the non-refundable deposit to the university.

Once you have paid the deposit the university will issue you the admissions letter and visa form to your home country.

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