The Technion’s Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Engineering is the only faculty in the country and one of the few in the world that combines the areas of biotechnology and food under one university roof and grants a combined degree with specialization in one of these areas. The combined degree ensures diverse employment options for the Faculty’s graduates. Graduates of the Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Engineering may be found in key senior positions in food, biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. The Faculty currently has about 500 undergraduate students studying towards a bachelor’s degree, graduate students studying towards a master’s or doctoral degree and a special master’s degree track without a thesis. The faculty members include 17 senior faculty members, as well as adjunct lecturers who are experts from industry. In addition, there are scientists, researchers and junior faculty composed of graduate students.