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Tel-Aviv University

Tel Aviv University (TAU) is Israel's largest and most comprehensive institution of higher learning. With over 30,000 students studying in nine faculties and over 125 schools and departments across the spectrum of sciences, humanities and the arts, TAU attracts the best minds from across Israel and the world.

Short Courses

Arts, Design & Architecture (2)
Journalism & Media (2)
Medicine & Health (2)
Social Sciences (2)
Business & Management (1)

About

History

  • Founded in 1956

Research

TAU is one of Israel's most important research centers, engaged in more than 5,000 innovative projects in classic disciplines and in cutting-edge fields from bioinformatics to nanotechnology. That's why more than 150 of the world's leading academic and corporate institutions regularly conduct joint programs on campus.

University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2018
151
2017
151
2016
151
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2018
173
2017
-
2016
-
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2019
201
2018
201
2017
201
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2019
230 -25
2018
205 7
2017
212
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.

Services

Student services

The Buddy System

The Buddy System is a project created in collaboration with the Tel Aviv University Student Union specifically for International students. It is a group for students, run by students. The Buddy System's goal is to create a united and multicultural campus at Tel Aviv University.

The program offers all international students the opportunity to enhance their connection to the city, country, and community by connecting them with Israeli students at events held throughout the academic year.

Housing services

  • Einstein Dormitories

The Einstein dormitories are located across the street from the Tel Aviv University main entrance (to the west). Shared rooms are available there for our international graduate students.

Each dormitory suite is divided into two bedrooms; two students sharing each bedroom.

  • Broshim Dormitories

The brand new Student City (Broshim student dormitories) is located a few minutes away by foot south of Tel Aviv University campus. Studio rooms are available there for international graduate and post-graduate students.

Library services

TAU libraries constitute an enormous and constantly updated pool of books, magazines, journals and articles, accessible to TAU students from anywhere in the world. Accessibility is a primary concern for TAU so in addition to shelves laden with books and journals the university offers students and staff digital work stations all across campus.

Medical services

Israeli Health Insurance

The TAU International insurance policy is a basic health insurance plan that covers treatment within the state of Israel by a large selection of private, English-speaking doctors. It also covers hospitalization in public hospitals.

Student Life

Campus life

TAU believes in making its campus a central venue for both rigorous academic research and a multitude of cultural and social events. As a result the campus is the site of music concerts, film screenings, art exhibitions, poetry readings and many other types of activities available to TAU students and staff and often open to the general public.

Sports facilities

Elite Sports Center

In addition to providing facilities for the university's physical education courses, the Elite Sports Center is a key venue for competitive intercollegiate and Israeli league activities in a variety of sports. The sports center is equipped with an Olympic-size swimming pool, floodlit tennis courts, a basketball court, a running track, and a soccer stadium.

Accreditation

Tel Aviv University is accredited by the Israeli Ministry of Education and the Council for Higher Education. In the United States, Tel Aviv University participates with the Department of Education’s FFEL Program.