Tel Aviv University

Tel Aviv University is a public university that was established in 1956 in the northern suburb of Tel Aviv Israel called Ramat Aviv. The student population varies and is estimated in the 30,000’s.

Graphic Map of the University of Tel Aviv

Ramat Aviv Campus

Located in Tel Aviv which is Israel’s financial, cultural and industrial center the University of Tel Aviv is the country’s largest. It features nine faculties, 106 departments and 90 research institutes.

It was created out of three research institutes, the Tel Aviv School of Law and Economics, the Institute of natural Sciences and the Institute of Jewish Studies. They joined together to form what is today Tel Aviv University. It is established in the Ramat Aviv Campus since 1963.

This university maintains remote academic supervision over the Center for Technological Design in Holon, the New Academic college of Tel Aviv-Yaffo and the Afeka College of Engineering. They also supervise the Wise Observatory in Mitzpe Ramon

The Premises of the University of Tel Aviv

Buildings on the Ramat Aviv Campus

  • Katz Faculty of the Arts, including the Department of Film and Television, the oldest film and television higher learning institute in Israel, established in 1971
  • David Azrieli School of Architecture
  • Buchmann-Mehta School of Music
  • Fleischman Faculty of Engineering
  • Sackler Faculty of Exact Sciences
  • Entin Faculty of Humanities
  • Buchmann Faculty of Law
  • Wise Faculty of Life Sciences
  • Sackler Faculty of Medicine
  • Gordon Faculty of Social Sciences
  • Goldschleger School of Dental Medicine
  • Constantiner School of Education
  • Porter School of Environmental Studies
  • Shapell School of Social Work
  • School for Overseas Students
  • Unit of Culture Research
  • Tami Steinmetz Center for Peace Research
  • Cohn Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Ideas
  • Joseph Kelman School of Education
  • Recanati Graduate School of Business Administration

Synagogue of University of Tel Aviv

This University was ranked in 2010 as the 138th in the world, making it the second highest ranking university in Israel.

The Business Administration school grants undergraduate degrees for Management and Accounting and graduate degrees.

The school has numerous programs for graduate degrees integrated with other business schools worldwide, such as the Executive MBA program with the Kellogg School of Management of Northwestern University.

Since 2003, Recanati School has been accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

The Constantiner Building home of the Education Department

Relations with other universities

Tel Aviv University offers special programs of Jewish studies to teachers and students from the United States, France, Brazil, Argentina and Mexico. The programs are in English.

The Law Faculty currently has exchange programs from thirteen overseas universities like Michigan, Northwestern, Penn, Virginia, Cornell, Boston University, Temple, Cardozo, Toronto, Bucerius in Hamburg, Monash in Melbourne, Milan, and Seoul National University.

School for Overseas Students

The School for Overseas Students gives young people from different countries the opportunity to study at Tel Aviv University.

The program is in English and also offers the opportunity to live and study in kibbutzim. The university offers about 20 courses a year in English, recruiting many top lecturers from overseas to teach.

The School of Medicine at the University of Tel Aviv

Graduate programs

  • Middle Eastern History
  • TESOL - Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
  • Conflict Resolution and Mediation
  • M.A. in Social Work with specialization in Crisis and Trauma Studies
  • M.A. in Security and Diplomacy
  • M.A in Jewish Studies
  • M.P.H. in Emergency and Disaster Management
  • M.A. in Environmental Studies
  • Sofaer International MBA
  • Kellogg Recanati MBA

Coming to study at Tel Aviv University gives the student the better of two worlds besides a great education recognized worldwide.

Image Credits:
medicine by avishai teicher
synagogue by patrick jane and thomas
constantiner by gellerj

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