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

This school also offers:

MA

MA in Archaeology and History of the Land of the Bible

Campus Full time 2 - 4 semesters October 2018 Israel Tel Aviv-Yafo

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, fieldwork 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). [+]

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Study the Archaeology and History of the Land of the Bible - IN the Land of the Bible.

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, fieldwork 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:... [-]


MA in Conflict Resolution and Mediation

Campus Full time 2 - 4 semesters October 2018 Israel Tel Aviv-Yafo

The International Program in Conflict Resolution and Mediation is a yearlong interdisciplinary master’s program taught in English with an optional thesis component. Students graduate from this program have acquired the tools for effective analysis, mediation and negotiation strategies, and conflict resolution frameworks in the international arena. [+]

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The International Program in Conflict Resolution and Mediation is a yearlong interdisciplinary master’s program taught in English with an optional thesis component. Students graduate from this program have acquired the tools for effective analysis, mediation and negotiation strategies, and conflict resolution frameworks in the international arena. Students also earn a certificate of completion issued by Tel Aviv University for the program’s workshop in International Mediation. Learn more about this innovative master’s degree on the program’s website. Please contact the program staff directly with any questions.

Career Success

Owing to the interdisciplinary nature of conflict resolution students' backgrounds and interests, alumni have established careers at organizations and businesses in a variety of sectors. Some alumni have also pursued additional advanced degrees. Our emphasis on accepting applicants with employment history has a direct effect on a student's ability to find a relevant internship placement and work after the studies.... [-]


MA in Crisis and Trauma

Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2018 Israel Tel Aviv-Yafo

Gain hands-on experience in one of the world’s hubs for crisis and trauma research. The unique stresses of modern life, combined with natural disasters and geopolitical conditions, have led to the rapid growth of the field of crisis and trauma studies. There is a growing need for trained professionals with the knowledge and experience necessary to handle diverse situations. With Israel and Tel Aviv as a living laboratory for research and practice in the field, there is no better place than TAU to gain deeper knowledge and professional competence in this field alongside the world’s leading experts in crisis and trauma studies. [+]

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Gain hands-on experience in one of the world’s hubs for crisis and trauma research. The unique stresses of modern life, combined with natural disasters and geopolitical conditions, have led to the rapid growth of the field of crisis and trauma studies. There is a growing need for trained professionals with the knowledge and experience necessary to handle diverse situations. With Israel and Tel Aviv as a living laboratory for research and practice in the field, there is no better place than TAU to gain deeper knowledge and professional competence in this field alongside the world’s leading experts in crisis and trauma studies.

This one-year program 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 Crisis and Trauma

Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2018 Israel Tel Aviv-Yafo

Gain hands-on experience in one of the world’s hubs for crisis and trauma research. The unique stresses of modern life, combined with natural disasters and geopolitical conditions, have led to the rapid growth of the field of crisis and trauma studies. There is a growing need for trained professionals with the knowledge and experience necessary to handle diverse situations. With Israel and Tel Aviv as a living laboratory for research and practice in the field, there is no better place than TAU to gain deeper knowledge and professional competence in this field alongside the world’s leading experts in crisis and trauma studies. [+]

Gain hands-on experience in one of the world’s hubs for crisis and trauma research. The unique stresses of modern life, combined with natural disasters and geopolitical conditions, have led to the rapid growth of the field of crisis and trauma studies. There is a growing need for trained professionals with the knowledge and experience necessary to handle diverse situations. With Israel and Tel Aviv as a living laboratory for research and practice in the field, there is no better place than TAU to gain deeper knowledge and professional competence in this field alongside the world’s leading experts in crisis and trauma studies.

This one-year program 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 Environmental Studies

Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2018 Israel Tel Aviv-Yafo

The Porter School of Environmental Studies has long been recognized as one of Israel's most innovative environmental institutions, working to promote new areas of interdisciplinary environmental research, establish novel environmental teaching programs and strengthen the place of environmental issues on the academic and public agenda. [+]

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The Porter School of Environmental Studies has long been recognized as one of Israel's most innovative environmental institutions, working to promote new areas of interdisciplinary environmental research, establish novel environmental teaching programs and strengthen the place of environmental issues on the academic and public agenda.

The M.A. 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. This full-time program takes place over one year (3 semesters) and is taught in English.

Students on the program study a broad selection of environmental subjects, through both core courses and a range of electives, to gain insight into Israel's environmental history both as an individual nation and as part of the greater Middle East region. In parallel to a broad overview of environmental topics, the program focuses on the area of water, exposing the students to the scientific, legal and policy aspects of one of Israel's most critical environmental issues. The program covers topics such as marine conservation, environmental policy, and sustainable development, and also explores how understanding water as a shared resource is key to coexistence in the region.... [-]


MA in Middle Eastern Studies

Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2018 Israel Tel Aviv-Yafo

Through three back-to-back semesters, students who participate in the Master of Arts in Middle Eastern Studies (MAMES) program become immersed in the history and current affairs of the modern Middle East. [+]

Through three back-to-back semesters, students who participate in the Master of Arts in Middle Eastern Studies (MAMES) program become immersed in the history and current affairs of the modern Middle East. Those who are interested in pursuing careers pertaining to the Middle East 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 region from within. This program will equip its graduates with the analytical tools and knowledge base to eventually become experts on a region whose geopolitical 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.... [-]


MA in Political Science

Campus Full time 3 semesters October 2018 Israel Tel Aviv-Yafo

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 during election times. [+]

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In the complex world of contemporary politics, it is necessary to understand not just theories of politics and communication, but also the fusion of those theories and their practical applications. This is especially true in democratic states, where leaders have to orchestrate “permanent campaigns” in order to maintain the sympathy of the public in a reality full of global and local challenges. The one-year M.A. Political Science & Political Communication program explores these themes and more, offering students the opportunity to advance their knowledge and understanding of the practical dimensions of politics.

This excellent English-taught graduate program provides students with a deep and comprehensive knowledge of the dynamics and complexities of politics in the global age. Students come from all over the world and are encouraged to take up internships and other extra-curricular activities during an exciting year stay in Israel. The Political Science Department stands out in the study of political theories, political leadership, political communication, electoral systems and behavior and is the home of the Israel National Election Studies.... [-]


MA in Security and Diplomacy

Campus Full time 2 - 4 semesters October 2018 Israel Tel Aviv-Yafo

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 leading practitioners in both security and diplomacy, offering students an exceptional learning experience in English. [+]

The one-year 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.

Thesis track available.

About

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 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 undertake internships and other extra-curricular activities during their year stay in Israel.... [-]


MSc

MSc in Life Sciences (with Individual Tracks)

Campus Full time 24 months October 2018 Israel Tel Aviv-Yafo

The George S. Wise Faculty of Life Sciences is the oldest faculty at Tel Aviv University. Previously, it was known as the University Institute of Natural Sciences and focused on traditional biological disciplines such as botany and zoology. Today, new scientific developments and technologies have not only changed these disciplines but created new ones such as nanotechnology and bioinformatics. The Faculty now houses 90+ research labs across a wide range of biological disciplines. [+]

About

The George S. Wise Faculty of Life Sciences is the oldest faculty at Tel Aviv University. Previously, it was known as the University Institute of Natural Sciences and focused on traditional biological disciplines such as botany and zoology. Today, new scientific developments and technologies have not only changed these disciplines but created new ones such as nanotechnology and bioinformatics. The Faculty now houses 90+ research labs across a wide range of biological disciplines.

About the MSc

The developments in biological science and the use of new technologies have blurred the classic division of the subject into sub-fields. As a result, a broad and inclusive approach to solving fundamental problems in life sciences is needed today, requiring interdisciplinary knowledge and the use of a range of technologies. Graduate students must, therefore, have interdisciplinary training that is not focused on the specific field of their research.... [-]


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

Campus Full time 18 months October 2018 Israel Tel Aviv-Yafo

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

Overview

This innovative interdisciplinary program is open to outstanding students worldwide interested in obtaining an MSc in Plant Sciences with an emphasis in Food Safety and Security.

The program's curriculum combines academic research with hands-on agricultural experience in the Arava desert, Israel’s largest vegetable exporting region. It 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.

The program offers students an internship opportunity to gain first-hand experience in advanced desert agriculture throughout their studies. The internship is part of an agreement with the Central Arava Council which provides students with tuition assistance.... [-]


Master

Executive Master in Emergency & Disaster Management (EMPH)

Campus Full time Part time 3 semesters October 2018 Israel Tel Aviv-Yafo + 1 more

This one-year English-taught program covers both theoretical and practical aspects of emergency and disaster management. Its focus is on the organizational systems that must coordinate their efforts with national and international agencies to provide aid. Students from all around the world with different cultural and academic backgrounds have the opportunity to study in Israel, a country well-known for its leadership in disaster management. [+]

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As natural and man-made disasters become more complex, there is a great need to improve the communication and coordination between the various organizations tasked with managing these disasters. We have established this unique multidisciplinary master’s program to foster expertise in managing disasters and mass-casualty events.

This one-year English-taught program covers both theoretical and practical aspects of emergency and disaster management. Its focus is on the organizational systems that must coordinate their efforts with national and international agencies to provide aid. Students from all around the world with different cultural and academic backgrounds have the opportunity to study in Israel, a country well-known for its leadership in disaster management.... [-]