Bar-Ilan University

BIU, founded in 1955, is one of the largest research universities in Israel. It currently hosts 17,000 students from throughout Israel and the world. Bar-Ilan University provides a unique Jewish-based learning environment and strives, through its unwavering commitment to innovation and research, to forge an “impact beyond excellence.”



The Canadian Friends of Bar-Ilan University (CFBIU), working in cooperation with the Global Development Office of Bar-Ilan University in Ramat Gan, Israel, seeks contributions at all levels of giving from individuals, families, foundations and businesses who embrace the university’s mission (unique among Israeli universities) to provide students with high-level educational experiences in an academic environment infused with Jewish values and a love of the State of Israel. Your support furthers the academic programs, research activities, and future growth of the university.

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Bar Ilan University Computer Science Presentation Canadian Friends


The Azrieli School Of Medicine In The Galilee for Bar Ilan University

Learn more about Bar-Ilan and how it is helping the state of Israel grow and thrive through education.

Scholarship Sponsorship Opportunities

With the assistance of its friends and supporters, Bar-Ilan University runs a multi-branched scholarship program to help students complete their studies.

Our New Computer Science Building

The BIU’s Computer Science Department is considered a world leader in areas such as Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Cyber Security and Natural Language Processing.

BIU’s Azrieli Faculty of Medicine

Plans are underway for the development of the Azrieli Faculty of Medicine to upgrade and expand the Faculty’s physical plant, and its research capabilities.

The ‘100’ Faculty Recruitment Program

To improve its global academic ranking and enhance scientific research on campus, BIU intends to recruit 100 outstanding STEM researchers over the next 10 years.

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Important events, discoveries of interest, and significant developments are occurring daily at Bar-Ilan University.
You won’t want to miss out on all the news.

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