Admission to Landscape Architecture

Admission to Landscape Architecture
General Requirements
Application with Foreign Matriculation
Dates of Registration
Entrance Test
Maintaining an entrance Test Score from a Previous Year


General Requirements

Application with Foreign Matriculation

  • Applicants with foreign matriculation certificates recognized by the Technion will be considered for admission to Landscape Architecture based on the average of their matriculation certificate, psychometric score and score of the entrance test to Landscape Architecture. The Sekem can be calculated in the Sekem calculator.
  • Applicants with foreign matriculation certificates that are not recognized by the Technion: These candidates who wish to be accepted to landscape Architecture will be considered only on the basis of the multidisciplinary psychometric score (or ACT score or SAT score) and the Landscape Architecture entrance test score.

Those accepted to Landscape Architecture are exempted from placement tests in Physics and Chemistry.

Dates of Registration for Landscape Architecture

Fall Semester (October 2024)

Inserted 15.1.2024
Late RegistrationThere is no late registration for Landscape Architecture.
Beginning of Application11.2.2024
Last Day of Application for the first Exam7.4.2024
Day of the first Exam15.4.2024
Registration for the second Exam date16.4.2024
Last Day of Application for the second Exam19.5.2024
Day of the second Exam26.5.2024
Last valid date for the Yael/Yaelnet, Amir/Amiram and the PSYCOMETRIC testsSpring (March / April) 2024

Entrance Test for Landscape Architecture

General Knowledge

The entrance test in Landscape Architecture is mandatory for all applicants to the Landscape Architecture track. Participation in the test will only be open to those who register to Landscape Architecture in one of their priorities.

The entrance test for Landscape Architecture takes place at the Technion Campus in Haifa, once a year. The test score constitutes one third of the admission, with the multidisciplinary psychometric score and the optimal matriculation average.

Maintaining an entrance Test Score from a Previous Year

Candidates may ask to keep a previous score in the landscape Architecture admission test.                                          The determining grade for anyone re-taking the test will be their highest.
Please contact the Candidates and Assessment section by mail and ask to keep the previous score.

Registration for the Test

A letter of preparation and an invitation to the test will be sent to all registrants a couple of weeks before the test. The invitation will be sent to the email you registered with.


Writing and drawing tools, standard white A3 paper. Instructions for additional materials will be sent to registrants prior to the test date.

Test Day

Dates will published further.

Test Description

Identification: The test is personal and anonymous. At the beginning of the day you will receive a test number which will be used by you for all parts of the test. This number alone will be used to identify the tests for grading.

Structure: The test includes 4 consecutive tasks. Each exercise will be limited to 1-1.5 hours. Time will be given for breaks.

Graphic products: The test will be on plain white A3 pages. All means of manual drawing, sketching or collage (such as cutting and pasting pages) may be used. Computer assisted graphics are strictly forbidden unless expressly approved.

Exemption from the Test

Those with an academic background in Architecture recognized by the Technion (at least two semesters) will be allowed to exempt from the entrance test, and may ask to be invited to present their work in an interview.

Test structure

Landscape Architecture is a multidimensional profession that requires diverse abilities: environmental and social sensitivity, systemic thinking, creativity, technical understanding and more. The test simulates key aspects of landscape Architecture studies through a series of exercises in observation, problem solving, graphic and three-dimensional expression and verbal expression.

The variety of exercises is designed to produce as complete a picture as possible of the abilities of the applicants, as well as an opportunity for the candidate to experience the variety of ways of learning and practicing the landscape Architecture profession.

The test is designed to test creativity, the ability to observe and analyze, visual memory, spatial orientation, and expressiveness in form. The test will be performed by drawing and three-dimensional expression accompanied by verbal clarifications as well as by building a three-dimensional model.
No prior knowledge of drawing or modelling is required.

Preparing for the Test

There is no requirement for prior knowledge, and there is no obligation to prepare for the test. The test assessment focuses on one's ability to encounter questions from a new field and manifest individual talent, not skill. Therefore, the variety of exercises in the test is designed to enable all candidates to express their best. Those who may not master one field, may find their expression easier in another.

However, if you are interested in preparing, you can:

  • Walk in several open spaces (gardens, parks, streets...) and pay close attention: what affects you? What do you like? What bothers you?
  • Try to do a pencil drawing of a simple object such as a leaf, chair, car, or any simple object you see fit, from three different directions. Draw from observation, not from a 2D picture.
  • Build a lampshade for a small flashlight using different materials (the test will include a different exercise, but if you have never built a model, it is a good warm-up exercise)
    Sleep well before the test day, and come with a good mood, curiosity and willingness to experiment.

Examples in Hebrew