Tel Aviv University

Tel Aviv University

  • 85
    Acceptance Rate
  • 14
    Available Programs
  • 30500
  • 17000
    Average Cost
  • 90
    Employment Rate
  • Permit


Consistently ranked in the top 20 in the world in terms of scientific citations and among the top 100 universities internationally, Tel Aviv University is also Israel's first choice for students, and its graduates are the most sought after by Israeli companies. 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.

Every year, Tel Aviv University hosts thousands of international students studying in English. The school provides students with the choice of more than 60 academic programs that range from a semester, summer or year abroad to full degrees at the Bachelor’s and Master’s levels as well as PhD and Post-Doctoral programs. All these programs are designed specifically for international students by TAUi staff.

Entry requirements

High School Diploma is required.

All applicants applying to TAU International English-speaking programs who are from non-English speaking countries or are non-native speakers of English must provide proof of English proficiency. Applicants can do so in one if the following ways:

  • By submitting test scores for IELTS, TOEFL or Cambridge exams. The English proficiency tests scores must show that the applicant is at the B2 level on the CEFR:
    IELTS: 6.5, all test components need to be in the B2 range
    TOEFL: 550 paper* / 79 internet**
    *No section below 52
    **No section below 17
    Cambridge FCE/ Cambridge English: Advance (CAE)/ Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE): pass (A, B or C)
  • By submitting an official letter written by an English language expert from a recognized academic institution testifying that the applicant is at the B2 level or higher on the CEFR.
  • In response to the closure of testing centers due to the Coronavirus Outbreak, Tel Aviv University has approved the use of the Duolingo English Test on a temporary basis until September 2020. This test may serve as a replacement for the TOEFL and IELTS proficiency exams. Duolingo English tests taken only between January and September 2020, will be accepted for Summer and Fall 2020 admissions. A minimum score of 105 is required.

Scholarship & funding

Tel Aviv University offers a range of scholarships. For more information


Student life

A Day in the Life at Tel Aviv University