Tel Aviv University


Formed in 1956, by a merging of the Academic Institute of Natural Sciences, the Tel Aviv School of Law and Economics, and the Academic Institute of Jewish Studies, Tel Aviv University (TAU) is Israel's largest and most comprehensive institution of higher learning.

Home to over 30,000 students studying in nine faculties and over 125 schools and departments across the spectrum of sciences and humanities, it is consistently ranked in the top 20 in the world in terms of scientific citations and among the top 100 universities internationally.

Global in outlook and impact, TAU advances teaching and research that break down the walls between disciplines, striving to address the twenty-first century's most pressing challenges through bold, interdisciplinary solutions.


  • More than 30,000 students; average age 29
  • 15,400 undergraduate students; average age 25.5
  • 55% female; 45% male
  • 10% international students from over 35 different countries

Student Life

The Tel Aviv University Lowy International School's undergraduate degree programs have a comprehensive Student Life Team that provides supportive assistance to our international students throughout their time abroad on topics such as: organizing social activities and excursions, assisting with scheduling medical appointments, providing 24/7 emergency support, and assisting with housing matters.

In addition, TAU offers a range of recreational offerings such as the Student Union, Model UNsports facilities, and more.

University Resources

  • Largest university in Israel
  • More than 30,000 enrolled students
  • 9 Faculties / 27 Schools
  • 340 Research Centers / 400 Laboratories
  • 280 affiliations with other institutions
  • More than 60 English-led academic programs

After Graduation

Many of TAU's alumni play leading roles in all sectors of Israel's economy and society, holding key positions in law, high-tech, hospitals, media, education, and of course academia.

The TAU Lowy International School student body comprises an extensive global network of students and alumni that nurtures professional and personal connections after graduation.