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|Restrictions:||AU- applicants only|
|Housing:||Shared Apt.||Language Pre-requisite:||none|
|Language of Instruction:||English, Hebrew||Language Courses Offered:||Yes|
|Non-AU Students Accepted:||No||Internship:||No|
|Advisor:||Brita Doyle||Minimum GPA:||3.0|
|Class Level Required for Admission:||Second-semester Sophomore standing||Program Type:||Not Direct Enrollment|
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 School for Overseas Students Course List is posted on their website for the reference of all students and their departments at their home universities. Course descriptions can be found here.
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.
|Dates / Deadlines:|
|Term||Year||App Deadline||Decision Date||Start Date||End Date|
|Spring||2013||10/18/2012 **||Varies by program||01/23/2013||05/30/2013|
|NOTE: Group flight departs on Jan 21. The Spring semester at TAU requires participation in a pre-term Ulpan program that runs from late January through Feb 21, 2013. Spring semester starts on Feb 25, 2013|
|Academic Year||2013-2014||03/21/2013 **||Varies by program||07/18/2013||05/22/2014|
|Fall||2013||03/21/2013 **||Varies by program||07/18/2013||12/19/2013|
|Spring||2014||10/16/2013**||Varies by program||TBA||TBA|
** The time it takes to receive an admissions decision varies greatly by program; it can take as little as two weeks or as long as several months. Contact AU Abroad for further details on your program's admissions timeline.
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