Tel Aviv University - International Office

Introduction

Tel Aviv University

Tel Aviv University is Israel's leading center of higher learning, ranked among the world's top universities. Tel Aviv University provides an education for 30,000 students, 2000 of which are internationals. It is comprised of 126 schools and departments across the spectrum of sciences, humanities and arts, and a campus as dynamic and multidimensional as Israel itself. Tel Aviv University is located in Israel’s capital of innovation and culture. Ranked as one of the world’s top 10 cities, Tel Aviv is known for its entrepreneurial atmosphere and exciting social lifestyles, which is the perfect settings for a lifetime experience. It 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.

TEL AVIV UNIVERSITY INTERNATIONAL

Tel Aviv University International (TAU) offers English-taught programs that give you access to the best of TAU’s top-tier academics and provides close connections to institutions and companies in Israel and worldwide. You’ll be able to enjoy all of this in the heart of Tel Aviv, the Mediterranean city that we all can’t get enough of. You will enjoy the “real” Israel by living and studying alongside Israelis. Your classes will be enhanced by field trips, cultural and overnight excursions, social events, and much more. You will also gain real-world professional expertise through internships, guest lectures, and workshops with some of Israel’s leading experts. A global hub on campus, the TAU International office is your home during your time in Tel Aviv. The TAU International staff is always available to answer questions, and events are organized on a regular basis for international students.

Tel Aviv University International Quick Facts

  • Over 2,000 international students coming from over 80 countries
  • 15,000 international alumni
  • 2 undergrad degrees, 14 Master's, Ph.D. programs
  • 17 Summer programs including Language immersion and academic programs
  • 9 Study abroad programs in different fields
  • Internship opportunities in your field of interest
  • Comprehensive student support and extra-curricular programs

Why TAU? Check our Alumni records:

  • #1 in any competitive measure (MD, CPA, LLB, film, music, etc.)
  • #9 in the world for startups.
  • Among TAU alumni you can find 30% of TLV 100 CEO’s and leaders in all walks of life.

We invite you to review our various program options and to enjoy a lifetime experience in the heart of Tel Aviv.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

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Courses

Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Business in Israel

Campus Full time 4 - 5 months January 2019 Israel Tel Aviv-Yafo

This program will provide you  with real-world experience, entrepreneurial know-hows, and professional guidance that will help you succeed. By choosing to come study in the middle of the middle east, in a country that is known as the Start-Up Nation, and by living in Tel Aviv, Israel’s financial and technological capital, you will be immersed in a world of innovated executives and trailblazing companies. [+]

Are you ready for a global career? Come to TAU International and join our Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Business Program to further open the gateway to YOUR global career. We offer the perfect setting both in the classroom and the right connections for settings outside of the classroom. This program will provide you with real-world experience, entrepreneurial know-hows, and professional guidance that will help you succeed. By choosing to come study in the middle of the middle east, in a country that is known as the Start-Up Nation, and by living in Tel Aviv, Israel’s financial and technological capital, you will be immersed in a world of innovated executives and trailblazing companies.... [-]


Summer courses

Advanced English Program

Campus Full time 6 weeks July 2019 Israel Tel Aviv-Yafo

The program is intended for students who would like to improve their English language skills before beginning their undergraduate or graduate studies at Tel Aviv University or elsewhere.  [+]

The program is intended for students who would like to improve their English language skills before beginning their undergraduate or graduate studies at Tel Aviv University or elsewhere.During the summer, two tracks are offered:

1. Academic English - Reading and Writing (2 academic hours). 2. Academic English - Listening and Speaking (2 academic hours).

Students can register for both courses or each one individually.

The program is intended for students who would like to improve their English language skills before beginning their undergraduate or graduate studies at Tel Aviv University or elsewhere. Students should have high intermediate to advanced level proficiency in English (if demand is sufficient, courses will be offered at lower proficiency levels as well).... [-]


Arabic for Beginners Language Program

Campus Full time 1 - 2 months June 2019 Israel Tel Aviv-Yafo

Join our two consecutive Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) courses, Beginners I and Beginners II. Learn the Arabic alphabet and the basics of MSA, the lingua franca of the Arab world, used in written communication, literature and all formal and religious contexts. [+]

About

هل تريد أن تتعلم القراءة والكتابة باللغة العربية الفصحى؟ WANT TO READ AND WRITE ARABIC? Join our two consecutive Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) courses, Beginners I and Beginners II. Learn the Arabic alphabet and the basics of MSA, the lingua franca of the Arab world, used in written communication, literature and all formal and religious contexts. STUDENTS WILL LEARN HOW TO:

Read and write the Arabic script. Correctly pronounce and identify Arabic sounds in context. Understand the basic grammar and vocabulary of MSA. Read and translate basic texts.

The course will focus on developing reading, writing and listening skills as well as the acquisition of a basic vocabulary. Each course will award students with 4 Academic credits for each course. Alongside the Academic aspect, extracurricular activities will be offered such as: program specific day trips around Israel, cultural activities and more- organized and managed by a native Arabic speaking councilor, offering the student an unmediated introduction to Israeli-Arab society. Program Highlights:... [-]


Intensive Hebrew Ulpan

Campus Full time 4 - 10 weeks October 2018 Israel Tel Aviv-Yafo

Each undergraduate semester or year-long program at TAU International is preceded by a mandatory intensive Hebrew course called Ulpan. This offers students the opportunity to develop their Hebrew language skills and prepares them for life in Israel. The Ulpan is also open for individuals who just want to come for the Summer/Winter and learn Hebrew. [+]

About the Program

Each undergraduate semester or year-long program at TAU International is preceded by a mandatory intensive Hebrew course called Ulpan. This offers students the opportunity to develop their Hebrew language skills and prepares them for life in Israel. The Ulpan is also open for individuals who just want to come for the Summer/Winter and learn Hebrew. Classes are held from Sunday-Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. There are several options:

Winter Ulpan (Jan/Feb) January 23 – February 23 2017, taught over four weeks prior to the spring semester (4 credits) Beginners Ulpan (June/July) June 11 - July 23, 2017, taught over six weeks (only for beginners) (4 credits) Short Summer Ulpan (All Levels) (July/Aug) July 30 - August 27, 2017, taught over four weeks (4 credits) Summer Ulpan (All Levels) (July/Sep) July 30 - September 17, 2017, taught over six - seven weeks (6 credits) ... [-]

Summer Internship Program

Campus Full time 2 months June 2019 Israel Tel Aviv-Yafo

In the current competitive global environment, experiencing different cultures is an investment for your future. Tel Aviv University International invites you to immerse yourself in our excellent academic program and intern in Tel Aviv, one of the world's most exciting cities, all while experiencing the real Israeli lifestyle! [+]

In the current competitive global environment, experiencing different cultures is an investment for your future. Tel Aviv University International invites you to immerse yourself in our excellent academic program and intern in Tel Aviv, one of the world's most exciting cities, all while experiencing the real Israeli lifestyle! Join us for an enriching experience in Israel of a seven week internship, accompanied by a 3 credits workshop.

Enjoy the academic excellence of Tel Aviv University while having a wonderful study abroad experience in Israel. Explore different career opportunities. Reflect on your internship with your peers and professors during the workshop course. Develop practical skills in the work place. Network and make strong connections with industry professionals. Strengthen your CV/resume by adding international professional experience. Testimony ... [-]

Summer Research Program in the Sciences

Campus Full time 8 weeks June 2019 Israel Tel Aviv-Yafo

The Biological and Neuro Sciences Summer Session is an 8-week program where participants experience science first-hand by becoming part of a research group at Tel Aviv University. Outstanding students from all around the world are assigned to a biological and/or neurosciences laboratory or a theoretical research project under the supervision of an experienced scientist while becoming full-fledged members of the scientific team. [+]

About

The Biological and Neuro Sciences Summer Session is an 8-week program where participants experience science first-hand by becoming part of a research group at Tel Aviv University. Outstanding students from all around the world are assigned to a biological and/or neurosciences laboratory or a theoretical research project under the supervision of an experienced scientist while becoming full-fledged members of the scientific team. Date of the program: June 11 - Aug 13, 2017 Arrival date: June 11 Orientation date: June 12 Optional trips: Social activities and trips around the country, such as to the North, the Dead Sea and Jerusalem, are conducted by our Madrichim. Precise dates are yet to be announced. Final symposium where each student presents his findings to the rest of the group: August 10, 2017 Students will be placed, if they choose to, in our renovated, fully furnished shared dorms located on campus. Each suite includes an air conditioner, cable TV, wireless Internet, a kitchenette and a bathroom. Dorms feature 24-hour security and supportive resident counselors.... [-]


Summer Undergraduate Session

Campus Full time 6 weeks June 2019 Israel Tel Aviv-Yafo

Our Academic Summer sessions offer students a diverse option of courses from different disciplines and faculties. Students have the opportunity to customize their experience by choosing two courses per session. Students can apply for each session individually or both sessions combined for a discounted rate. [+]

About the Program

Our Academic Summer sessions offer students a diverse option of courses from different disciplines and faculties. Students have the opportunity to customize their experience by choosing two courses per session. Students can apply for each session individually or both sessions combined for a discounted rate. Dates: June 11 - July 23, 2017 Optional trips: Social activities and trips around the country, such as to the North, the Dead Sea and Jerusalem, are conducted by our Madrichim. Precise dates are yet to be announced. Tuition:

App Fee: 60 Tuition: 3,000 Dorms: 1,200 Total Fee: 4,260

This session offers a wonderful opportunity for students to broaden their knowledge of Israeli technology and entrepreneurship as well as exposure to issues concering cyber security, politics, the Middle East and Israeli with courses such as: Business Entrepreneurship in the Start-Up Nation... [-]


The Naomi Prawer Kadar International Yiddish Summer Program

Campus Full time 1 month July 2019 Israel Tel Aviv-Yafo

The program focuses on both language and literature and is taught by highly-qualified and experienced teachers in small classes. 4 credits are awarded for successful completion of the program. [+]

About

The program focuses on both language and literature and is taught by highly-qualified and experienced teachers in small classes. 4 credits are awarded for successful completion of the program.

Language learning classes are held in the morning and are supplemented by afternoon programs of lectures, conversation workshops, and tours. Cultural and social events take place in the evening.

In addition to the language instruction, the Yiddish program includes the following features:

Lecture Series

A series of lectures in English on "Landmarks of Yiddish Literature" can be audited or taken for one additional credit (requiring written work).

Afternoon Academic and Cultural Program... [-]