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  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 11 months
    Duration
University rank #151 (ARWU) Tel Aviv Yaffo, Israel
Our most popular program, the semester/year abroad programs gives you the chance to join more than 1000 other international students for an unforgettable semester or academic year. The program is open to undergraduate students enrolled at accredited institutions of higher education outside of Israel.
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Overview

Expand your horizons as you live and explore the growing city of Tel Aviv while taking part of the academic excellence of Tel Aviv University.

Tel Aviv and its booming population, energy, edginess, beautiful beaches and 24-hour lifestyle gives the city a cosmopolitan flair that makes it a perfect destination. Located in the heart of Israel, Tel Aviv has easy access to the entire country: Jerusalem is just one hour bus ride away and Haifa one hour and a half train ride away, it’s the perfect mid-point!.TAU’s location is only a short ten minute bus ride or even a short twenty minute bike ride away from the city center. Should we tell you more?

Apart from being really well situated you will get to enjoy our beautiful 220 acre green lively campus filled with 30,000 students many being international as well as many being locals. You will be able to immerse yourself in Israeli culture while at the same time taking fascinating courses taught in English. Our program has Hebrew language classes incorporated that fit your level for the benefit of feeling confident while becoming one more Tel Avivian.

On campus you will find great outdoor facilities as well as indoor facilities.There are many benefits of becoming a Student at TAU, one is that you will have access to a discounted gym rate which offers three pools (one olympic size one) a great indoor gym and an always visited gymnasium. There are tennis courts on campus, as well as volleyball courts spread out throughout the open areas. The campus comes alive with weekly social and cultural events.

Most of our students choose to live in our conveniently located fully furnished, modern student housing located within walking distance from the University campus. Housing includes 24-hour security and supportive resident counselors called Madrichim. As part of the TAU International community you don’t have to worry about a support system, since we work really hard to give all of our international students personal attention.

Apart from discovering Tel Aviv and TAU’s campus, we also make sure our students get the chance to see other parts of Israel, and we are very dedicated to facilitating this by providing our international students with organized tiulim (trips) throughout all over the country.

We are looking forward to meeting you in Israel and we are ready for you to join TAU International. We would be happy to help you make it your study abroad home.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    July- December (Fall), January- May (Spring), July- May (Year)

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 11 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Arts and Culture

  • Business

  • Engineering

  • Environmental Studies

  • Exact Sciences

  • History

  • International Relations

  • Jewish Studies

  • Law

  • Middle Eastern Studies

  • Social Sciences

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    89

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    582

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

TAU International's ETS code is 7704. TOEFL test (minimum score: written 582, computer-based 223, or iBT 89) IELTS test (minimum score: 6.5). Exception: Students whose primary and secondary education took place in the Australia, Canada, Great Britain, Ireland, New Zealand, or the U.S. are exempt from this requirement. Note that students who were born in one of these countries but were educated elsewhere, will still be required to satisfy the English proficiency requirement in order to complete their application.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12450 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12450 USD per year and a duration of 11 months.
  • National

    12450 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12450 USD per year and a duration of 11 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

$8,450 (Semester); 12,450 (Year)
Scholarships available.

Living costs for Tel Aviv

  • 4103 - 6890 ILS/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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