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Established in 1969 ⟡ 4800 students ⟡ 3 campuses


Degree Certifications

  • Accounting and Information Systems (BA)
  • Bioinformatics (BSc)
  • Business Administration (BA & MBA)
  • Computer Sciences (BSc)
  • Electro-Optics Engineering (BSc)
  • Electronics Engineering (BSc)
  • Industrial Engineering and Management (BSc)
  • Nursing (BSN & MSN)
  • Software Engineering (BSc)
  • Telecommunication Systems Engineering (MSc)


Core Research at JCT

  • Applied Electronics (biomedical optics,


  • Electro-optics (defense systems and imaging,

laser technology)

  • Applied Mathematics and Physics Modeling
  • Medical sensing and imaging
  • Computerized Data Information (data mining,

satellite communications)

  • Nano Technology and Non-conventional Optics


Promoting Social Change at JCT

Integrating Haredim into the Workforce

Advancing Ethiopians in Israel

  • Nearly Haredi students at JCT.
  • 1st engineering college to take up the challenge.
  • Over 950 studying Engineering and Technology.
  • 80 Ethiopian students currently studying at JCT.
  • Over 450 studying Business and Management.
  • 181 graduates with Bachelors' and Master’s degrees.
  • Over 450 studying Nursing.
  • 97% employed, 87% employed in their fields.
  • 84% employment rate (71% in their field).


Empowering Women

Strengthening Israel

  • 780 Women studying Engineering.
  • Graduates have founded over 100 companies.
  • 900 Women studying Nursing.
  • Student Entrepreneurship Programs.
  • 590  Women studying Accounting and Business.
  • 100 Women MBA graduates – employed at BDO,

Deloitte, ECI, IAI, Bank Hapoalim, Migdal Insurance

  • Virtually 100% of nursing students complete

national accredition exams.

  • Graduates hold top management and R&D

positions in the IDF and defense industry –

Elta, El-op, Ophir Optronics, IAI.



Contributing to the Defense of Israel

  • Over 10% of the elite Intelligence Corps "Cyber Warfare" Unit are Machon Lev alumni.
  • Alumni developing sophisticated components for David’s Sling Defense Project.
  • Alumni developed the electro-optic "eye" for the Arrow Missile Project and assisted the US in developing similar technology.
  • Alumnus developed a revolutionary mathematic model to correct the focus of a satellite camera in space saving the satellite from decommission.
  • Alumni in the Department of Defense and defense industries leading the development of special cameras for the satellite program.
  • Alumni and faculty participating in the development, design, testing and implementation of state-of-the-art satellite security systems.


Prize winning graduates

  • Top IDF prizes for technological innovations
  • Alumnae regularly achieve highest scores on Nursing Board examinations.




● Business Ethics Center of Jerusalem

● Ira Kukin Center for Image Processing and Analysis in Medicine

● Leo & Guggy Grahame Center for Advanced Medical Technology

● Mark Schuman Center for Entrepreneurship

● Non-Conventional Optics Center and Center for Photovoltaic Solar Energy

● Dr. H. Stephen E. and Frances B. Schloss Center of Communication Sciences



Academic Buildings (on the Machon Lev Campus)

● Selma and Milton Brause Educational Center – Beit Midrash (Jewish Studies hall), Louis L. Lockshin Judaic Library, lecture halls and offices

● Jack D. Weiler Building of Applied Science – Phyllis & David Sugar Thin Films & Solar Energy Laboratory (Clean Room), Myer Lewis Technological Library, Applied Science laboratories, classrooms and offices

● Bernard and Miriam Hochstein School of Industrial Management - Classrooms, academic offices, seminar rooms and computer laboratory

● Low Family Building of Applied Physics – Laboratories for physics, electro-optics, medical engineering and bio-technology, computer/robotic labs, classrooms, lecture halls, project rooms and offices

● Sohacheski Student Center – Glickman Dining Hall, cafeteria, meeting rooms, study and lecture halls

● Editha and Heinz E. Samson Academic Building

● Editha and Heinz E. Samson Academic Center

● Israel Henry Beren Institute of Torah and Science

● Israel Henry Beren Center for Pre-Academic Studies


Additional Buildings (On the Machon Lev Campus)

  • Lana Wechsler Open Air Event Center
  • Samuel & Jeanne Amaraggi Dormitory Pavilion
  • Offner-Jachzel Administration Building
  • Beverly & Joseph Glickman Dormitory Pavilion
  • Harry & Abe Sherman Dormitory
  • Mayer Dormitory Pavilion
  • Selma & Milton Brause Residence Hall
  • Israel Henry Beren Dormitory Pavilion