Tel Aviv University

Introduction

Tel Aviv University Tel Aviv University is Israel’s largest and most comprehensive university, attracting talented students and renowned faculty from around the globe. Ranked among the world’s top 100 universities, the university has a strong interdisciplinary focus and collaborates closely with leading institutions worldwide. The campus is located in Tel Aviv, the financial and technology capital of Israel – which is known for its entrepreneurial atmosphere and large number of start-up companies. With the growth of high-tech industries, the Tel Aviv metropolis has become an international hotspot for business and innovation – an ideal setting for an enriching study experience.

ABOUT TEL AVIV UNIVERSITY INTERNATIONAL TAU International programs are designed for students who are eager to challenge themselves with an intensive academic schedule. Programs combine classroom learning, field trips, overnight excursions, social events, and much more. Students 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 Center is the international students’ home during their time in Tel Aviv. Our welcoming staff is always available to answer questions, and events are organized regularly for international students and faculty.

Through Tel aviv University International, students are offered a broad selection of English-taught undergraduate and graduate degrees and various study abroad options, as well as short-term summer and intensive Language programs.

Tel Aviv University offers an extensive range of study programs in the arts and sciences, within its Faculties of Engineering, Exact Sciences, Life Sciences, Medicine, Humanities, Law, Social Sciences, Arts and Management. The original 170-acre campus has been expanded to include an additional 50-acre tract, now being developed.

Tel Aviv University is situated only a short distance from both the magnificent Mediterranean coast and bustling downtown Tel Aviv, the center of Israeli arts, culture and entertainment. During leisure hours, Tel Aviv offers Bauhaus architecture, cafes and clubs at the old harbor, the open air markets, summer street festivals, and the charm of old Jaffa with its artist colony.

WHY STUDY AT TAU? • TAU is ranked among the world’s top 100 universities and is the largest university in Israel • Study entirely in English with renowned academics and experienced professionals in your field • Classwork enriched by real-world Experience • Spend your free time in the cosmopolitan capital of the Middle East – beaches, shopping, and nightlife are right around the corner • Comprehensive student support and extracurricular programming • International programs with students from all over the world – your future lifelong friends

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MSc in Plant Biology with an Emphasis in Food Safety and Security

Campus Full time 18 months October 2017 Israel Tel Aviv

This innovative international program is open to students worldwide interested in obtaining an MSc in Plant Sciences with an emphasis in Food Safety and Security. [+]

This innovative international program is open to students worldwide interested in obtaining an MSc in Plant Sciences with an emphasis in Food Safety and Security. The program takes place over 18 months (with an additional thesis year option), full time, and is taught in English. The program's curriculum combines academic research with hands-on agricultural experience in the Arava desert, Israel’s largest vegetable exporting region. The program offers students a internship opportunity (built into the program) to gain first-hand experience in advanced desert agriculture throughout their studies. The International MSc Program in Plant Biology provides the students with academic knowledge with leading faculty, opportunities to gain practical skills and the chance to be a part of creating a sustainable future. International MSc Program in Plant Biology The program takes place in collaboration with the Arava International Center for Agriculture Training (AICAT), and the Regional Agricultural Research and Development Center (at the Yair R&D Station). As part of the collaboration, students will have the unique opportunity to study and reside in a local agricultural village (moshav) within the Arava municipality in the desert. This enriching 18-month program consists of 38 credit hours, which also include the research practicum, spread over three semesters. Due to the nature of the program, the curriculum is fixed and students must take all courses listed. The interdisciplinary curriculum offers students a wide understanding of plant biology, from the molecular and cellular level, and up to the organism level, as well as its interaction with its environment. Select... [-]

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MA in Archaeology and History of the Land of the Bible

Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2017 Israel Tel Aviv

Study the Archaeology and History of the Land of the Bible - IN the Land of the Bible! Join this unique program of Ancient Israel Studies to combine campus-based classes with field work experience. The program can be taken as: - A one-year MA track. - A two-year thesis track. - Credited courses towards your PhD. [+]

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The International M.A. Program in Ancient Israel Studies: Archaeology and History of the Land of the Bible is a unique program, offering students from across the globe a unique window into the country’s perplexing and complex past via theoretical classes, field work experience, and guided tours to some of the most exciting excavation sites in Israel (such as Jerusalem, Ramat Rachael, Megiddo, Hazor, Dan, Beit Shemesh, Azekah, Beer-Sheba, Qumran, Masada, and Caesarea).

 

Join other international students and enjoy being taught by world-renowned scholars with expertise in archaeological fieldwork and research, in one of the following tracks: A one year MA program (without thesis) A two year MA program (with thesis) Or a one year credited course program for PhD students The academic curriculum of The International MA program in Ancient Israel Studies, throughout the first two semesters, focuses on the history of the Biblical period and the Old Testament, while also offering ancient languages and practical archaeological skills. The program’s third (summer) semester consists of four to six weeks of field excavation at one of the archaeological projects run by Tel Aviv University’s Institute of Archaeology. For a detailed list of courses, please visit our website: archaeology.tau.ac.il/internationalMA [-]

MA in Conflict Resolution and Mediation

Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2017 Israel Tel Aviv

The International MA Program in Conflict Resolution and Mediation is an interdisciplinary masters program exploring international conflict resolution at its core. The program provides students with tools for effective analysis, teaches mediation and negotiation strategies and covers conflict resolution frameworks in the international arena. [+]

Welcome to the new International Program in Conflict Resolution and Mediation, a one-year English-language MA.

 

This program aims to offer students around the world the opportunity to study international conflict resolution at its core. As a reflection of the ever-increasing recognition in the academic world of the importance of conflict resolution, our mission is to equip our students with the necessary academic and practical tools to approach conflicts, their management and resolution. This supports our view that conflict resolution should be addressed both as an academic research field and as an area of practical activity and implementation.

 

You will be studying with students from every continent, bringing with them their own experience and perspective. The exceptional professors coming from the best Universities of the Country but also successful practitioners will give you the knowledge and practice you are looking for. Our interdisciplinary curriculum will allow you to successfully expand your career opportunities and responsibilities in a variety of fields. We will also encourage and support you to participate in internships during your studies and find placements after their completion.... [-]


MA in Environmental Studies

Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2017 Israel Tel Aviv

The International MA Program in Environmental Studies is a multidisciplinary insight into environmental studies, with an emphasis on Israel’s unique geographic and geopolitical setting. [+]

The International MA Program in Environmental Studies provides candidates with an intensive multidisciplinary insight into environmental studies with an emphasis on Israel's unique geographic and geopolitical setting. The program takes place over one year (3 semesters), full time, and is taught in English.

 

International MA Program in Environmental Studies

 

The Porter School of Environmental Studies' International MA Program in Environmental Studies provides candidates with an intensive multidisciplinary insight into environmental studies with an emphasis on Israel's unique geographic and geopolitical setting. It takes place over one year (3 semesters) and is full time.... [-]


MA in Middle Eastern Studies

Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2017 Israel Tel Aviv

Over three back-to-back semesters, the TAU International Master of Arts in Middle Eastern Studies (MAMES) Program offers students an academic immersion in the current affairs and history of the Modern Middle East. Those interested in pursuing careers in the fields of journalism, diplomacy, government, think tank research, advocacy/activism, and academia, will find an unparalleled opportunity to... [+]

MA in Middle Eastern Studies Over three back-to-back semesters, the TAU International Master of Arts in Middle Eastern Studies (MAMES) Program offers students an academic immersion in the current affairs and history of the Modern Middle East. Those interested in pursuing careers in the fields of journalism, diplomacy, government, think tank research, advocacy/activism, and academia, will find an unparalleled opportunity to acquire an in-depth understanding of the political, social and economic dimensions of the Middle East, from within. This program equips its graduates with the analytical tools and knowledge base to eventually become experts on a region whose geo-political developments regularly affect the state of global affairs. Students who complete the program are awarded an M.A. degree in Middle Eastern History from Tel Aviv University's prestigious department of Middle Eastern and African History. Curriculum The MAMES Program offers a well-rounded and thorough curriculum, including seminars and intensive language studies. Students are required to complete three core seminars and five elective seminars over the duration of three back-to-back semesters (Fall, Spring, and Summer). The MAMES Program offers an executive track (without thesis) and a research track (with thesis and languages). Qualified students who would like to continue onto a Ph.D. program, or who would simply like to complete a thesis, are able to do so under the supervision of a member of the faculty or under a seasoned researcher from the Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies. MAMES research track students are required to complete three semesters of... [-]

MA in Migration Studies

Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2017 Israel Tel Aviv

The International MA in Migration Studies Program is a one-year MA taught in English. Being the only University program in Migration Studies in Israel, and one of the few worldwide, this distinguished graduate program will give students an opportunity to study migration within the unique context of Israel. Israel is home to immigrants from around the world including Jewish migrants, migrant workers, refugee and asylum seekers, and... [+]

MA in Migration Studies The International MA in Migration Studies Program is a one-year MA taught in English. Being the only University program in Migration Studies in Israel, and one of the few worldwide, this distinguished graduate program will give students an opportunity to study migration within the unique context of Israel. Israel is home to immigrants from around the world including Jewish migrants, migrant workers, refugee and asylum seekers, and others. This International Masters will give students an opportunity to discover the complexities of international migration through an interdisciplinary lens. Led by our exceptional professors who are some of the leading experts in this field, this program seeks to provide students with the theories, tools and experience first-hand to pursue careers in various fields including public policy, international affairs, politics, research, academia, and non-profits. This international program is an opportunity to be part of a diverse student body that in itself provides a platform for different local knowledge and experiences to converge and create a unique environment for learning. Program Features Earn an MA degree in one intensive year Meet with and learn from leading experts and practitioners working in the field Understand the issues of migration from an interdisciplinary approach Develop professional skills through interactive workshops organized by international organizations Study Israel’s complex demographic issues first-hand Explore Tel Aviv and immerse yourself in Israeli culture Meet students from around the world with diverse academic and professional backgrounds Goals and Philosophy In recent years academic research and professional training... [-]

MA in Political Science and Political Communication

Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2017 Israel Tel Aviv

The MA Program "Political Science and Political Communication" is a high-quality graduate program that focuses on the dynamics and complexities of politics in the global age. The program grants an M.A. in Political Science from Tel Aviv University. The Political Science Department stands out in the study of political leadership, political communication, electoral systems and behavior and is the home of the Israel National Election Studies... [+]

MA in Political Science and Political Communication The MA Program "Political Science and Political Communication" is a high-quality graduate program that focuses on the dynamics and complexities of politics in the global age. The program grants an M.A. in Political Science from Tel Aviv University. The Political Science Department stands out in the study of political leadership, political communication, electoral systems and behavior and is the home of the Israel National Election Studies. The program provides students with advanced knowledge, understanding and tools of analysis in a world characterized by growing fusion between politics and communication. The program provides a broad comparative perspective of the challenges of leaders in the communicative age, and their relations with voters' expectations throughout their term and especially in election times. Educational tours and meetings with political leaders, prominent journalists and election specialists are incorporated into the curriculum. Students come from all over the world and are encouraged to take up internship and other extra-curricular activities during an exciting year stay in Israel. Career Options The International MA in Political Science & Political Communication can be an important step into building your career. It gives the necessary tools to gather and process knowledge in various fields. Following are a few of the career choices which are open to our graduates: Leading Scholars Campaign Managers Lobbyists Political Consultants Press Secretaries Journalists News Editors Diplomatic Representatives Parliamentary Assistants Public Relations Consultants Political Analysts Election Consultants Managers in Civic Associations Testimonials Beate Mikkelsen (Norway), Program Graduate, 2012 It... [-]

MA in Security and Diplomacy

Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2017 Israel Tel Aviv

The International MA in Security and Diplomacy is a one-year full-time program taught in English. The program comprises three semesters – From October to August. Most classes are held between Monday and Thursday, starting at 1:00pm, leaving the mornings and a long weekend free for self-study and extra-curricular activities... [+]

MA in Security and Diplomacy The International MA in Security and Diplomacy is a one-year full-time program taught in English. The program comprises three semesters – From October to August. Most classes are held between Monday and Thursday, starting at 1:00pm, leaving the mornings and a long weekend free for self-study and extra-curricular activities. Students who choose and are eligible to write an optional thesis will be enrolled for a fourth semester. The MA Program in Security and Diplomacy Israel is at the focus of the world's attention in both security and diplomacy matters. It is also the center of enormous professional expertise in both these fields. Embodying that unique knowledge and skill, our program brings together internationally renowned scholars and former leading practitioners in both security and diplomacy, offering students an exceptional learning experience in English. Educational tours and meetings with Israeli and foreign officials are incorporated into the curriculum. Students come from all over the world and are encouraged to take up internships and other extra-curricular activities during their year stay in Israel. The program provides advanced knowledge and analytical tools for the study of strategy, diplomacy, decision-making and the shaping of security and foreign policy. The outlook of the program is global, with a special focus on Israel and the Middle East. At the practical level, the program prepares students for engagement in the international arena, defense bodies, international organizations (both governmental and NGOs) and international economic organizations. Admission Requirements Bachelor's degree from any field from an... [-]

MA in Social Work: Crisis and Trauma Studies

Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2017 Israel Tel Aviv

The MA in Social Work : Crisis and Trauma Studies is designed to train students to plan and deliver services in a wide range of personal and communal crises, including public disasters created by war, natural disasters and terrorism, as well as personal crises related to immigration, domestic violence, divorce, illness and bereavement. [+]

MA in Social Work: Crisis and Trauma Studies MA in Social Work with Specialization in Crisis and Trauma Studies The Bob Shapell School of Social Work at Tel-Aviv University is offering a new M.A. program on coping with stress, crisis and trauma for international students. Israel is a living laboratory for research and practice in stress, crisis, and trauma. Over the years, Israeli scholars and practitioners have developed considerable knowledge and models of intervention in these areas. Our academic staff has been at the forefront of these developments. We invite you to learn from our world renowned experts. The program encompasses both public disasters and personal life crises: terror and war and natural disasters in the public realm, along with such stressors as immigration, domestic violence, divorce, and illness and bereavement in the personal realm. The program is: Taught in English Open to candidates from all countries holding a Bachelor's degree in Social Work or a related field Three semesters long, from October 2014 to August 2015 Can be extended for a year to do a research thesis Qualified MASA funding program Admission Requirements Bachelor's degree from an accredited university in Social Work or a related field. Grade point average of 80 (B) or over, or the equivalent for candidates from schools or countries with a different grading system. Prerequisites for conducting a research Master's thesis are basic undergraduate courses in statistics and research methods. [-]

MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Campus Full time 3 semesters July 2017 Israel Tel Aviv

The MA TESOL program extends from the end of July until the end of June—a total of three semesters. The first (summer) semester includes academic studies along with intensive Hebrew language courses. The second (fall) and third (spring) semesters combine academic studies and trips to unique language teaching programs in Israel along with a teaching internship... [+]

MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) with Teaching Internship Earn a master’s degree in TESOL at Tel Aviv University and open exciting international career opportunities in teaching and administration, textbook and test development, and more… Experience life in vibrant Tel Aviv, in the heart of multilingual and multicultural Israel Make a difference – practical English teaching in Israeli schools English is the international language of communication in the world today. The English language teaching program at Tel Aviv University is designed to prepare individuals for a wide variety of exciting international career opportunities. The program is taught in English by distinguished professors of the Language Education program in the School of Education and consists of two interrelated components: academic studies in the field of English language teaching and teaching internships in Israeli schools, accommodating your preference for elementary, junior high, high school or higher education/adults. Students receive close personal guidance and professional support in both university studies and in school practice. In addition, students participate in intensive Hebrew language studies (Ulpan). Graduates are awarded a Master of Arts degree in TESOL, which enables them to work in a wide variety of positions in the field including instruction and administration, textbook and test development, professional training and more. The MA TESOL program extends from the end of July until the end of June—a total of three semesters. The first (summer) semester includes academic studies along with intensive... [-]