Is this program right for you?
This program is right for students who wish to experience the Israeli education system first hand by taking classes taught in English with other study abroad students at Tel Aviv University. Students who wish to live in a large, cosmopolitan city in Israel will thrive in Tel Aviv.
International students may enroll in Tel Aviv University's semester or year long study abroad program. The programs offer a rich variety of exciting courses in the fields of International Relations, Social Sciences, Arts, Environmental Studies, History, Religion, Business and many more. Popular areas of study include: Jewish Studies, Israeli Studies, Middle East Studies, Art Studies, Life Sciences, and Social Sciences. The TAU website has further information on all the opportunities in the program for the reference of all students and their departments at their home universities. Course descriptions can be found here.
Click here to find out which courses on this program have already been equated to AU courses. Please note that you are NOT limited to just these courses. Students will need to request equivalency for courses which have not been previously reviewed. Read more about the course equivalency process and how AU counts study abroad credits on our Courses and Credits page.
Situated in the heart of Israel's coastal region, Tel Aviv University resides on a spacious 220 acre campus. Located in suburban Ramat Aviv, just north of the city, 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. Tel Aviv University's proximity to the artistic and and commercial capital of Israel allows students to absorb the best of Israeli culture and society.
Park Hayarkon, Tel Aviv's largest public park, is within walking distance of the university. Features include extensive picnicking areas, gardens, a man-made lake, a bicycle path along the Yarkon River, boats for hire, a small children's zoo, and more.
During leisure hours, Tel Aviv offers students amazing Bauhaus architecture, cafes, and clubs at the old harbor, open air markets, summer street festivals, and the charm of old Jaffa with its artist colony. Come discover Tel Aviv!
Housing & Meals
While studying abroad at Tel Aviv University, students live in student dormitories. The student dormitories are all conveniently located within walking distance from the Tel Aviv University campus. Dormitories are divided into suites of one or two bedrooms; two students share each bedroom. Each suite is furnished and includes a kitchenette and bathroom. More information on the housing available at TAU can be learned on their website here.
AU students are responsible for researching what they need to do to legally study in Israel. Please visit the Israeli Embassy website and read the information provided to you by TAU in order to figure out what you need to do to legally be a student in Israel.