Tel Aviv University: An unparalleled learning environment

Are you looking to study abroad at a top-notch university; an exciting hub for innovation and technology in a country with a rich and fascinating culture?

As an internationally recognised institution, Tel Aviv University (TAU) offers myriad programmes for international students of all educational backgrounds, regardless of their professional plans. Nestled in the young, vibrant city of Tel Aviv on the Mediterranean Sea, TAU is Israel’s largest and most comprehensive university with renowned faculty from around the globe and a strong international network.

The institution boasts approximately 30,000 students yearly and 32,000 international alumni from over 100 countries. Nine faculties, 125 schools and departments and 130 research institutes serve as a testament to TAU’s academic prowess. Consistently ranked in the world top 20 for scientific citations and among Reuters’ Top 100 Most Innovative Universities in 2018, TAU is Israel’s first choice for students, and its graduates are the most sought-after by Israeli companies.

International students need not worry about settling into this public research university, as TAU has a long history of working with international students. TAU International School offers the chance to study in English, allowing students to choose from over 60 academic programmes ranging from a semester, summer or year abroad to bachelor’s, master’s and PhD degrees.

Unleashing talent

High school graduates or undergraduate students enrolled at accredited higher education institutions outside of Israel can apply for TAU International’s semester or year abroad program, during which  students have the chance to complete coursework across numerous disciplines. Many courses have a unique connection with Israel and/or the Middle East and give an unparalleled insight into the subject matter.

Students can also choose to enroll in a Study Abroad Internship Program, tailored according to their experience and interests. This enables them to gain valuable hands-on work experience, explore potential career paths and build a network of contacts and learn from professionals in the field. The university’s Internship Manager works with each candidate to create a customized internship opportunity that caters to his/her needs.

Meanwhile, TAU’s international bachelor’s degrees empower students to develop their intellectual agility and critical thinking skills and thrive in this fast-changing world. Undergraduate degrees include the interdisciplinary BA in Liberal Arts and BSc Electrical and Electronics Engineering.

TAU courses combine world-renowned academics with mind-opening cultural experiences in a welcoming, multicultural environment. Students can expect to learn from professors and researchers with years of teaching experience and debate issues with other talented, motivated students from around the world.

Graduates looking to advance their knowledge and expertise in a particular field can choose from over 15 of TAUs international master’s programs, ranging from MBA, to MScs, MAs and an MFA. Each program combines a rigorous core curriculum with a diverse offering of electives, allowing students to customize their studies to their interests. Learning takes place both in and outside of the classroom, with regular site visits, guest lectures and excursions designed to give you access to cutting-edge research and industry developments.

PhD and Post-Doc students at TAU have the chance to be part of top-notch research led by internationally renowned scientists who’ve made significant contributions to the advancement of knowledge in various fields, from particle physics and cell biology, to the arts and social sciences.

Students can complete a PhD in English in most fields, across all nine faculties and schools: Medical Sciences, Life Sciences, Physics and Astronomy, Chemistry, Mathematics, Computer Sciences, Geophysics and Planetary Sciences, Engineering, History, Environmental Studies, Cultural Studies, Philosophy, Education, Social Sciences, Management, Arts, Law and Jewish Studies.


Studying at TAU is an enriching experience. As Israel’s “Silicon Valley”, Tel Aviv is a growing, modern city with a strong entrepreneurial character. It is also Israel’s financial and technological capital, which means students will be immersed in a world of innovative culture and trailblazing companies. Stellar academics aside, the city’s diversity, cosmopolitan flair and its role as the hub of the global start-up and hi-tech scene (part of the “Start-Up Nation“), makes it an ideal study destination for international students.

So, if you’re keen to experience a well-rounded education that provides opportunities for personal and professional growth, TAU may just be your perfect fit. Apply Now!

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