Independent Research Study Track

About the Program

The IRST Program is intended for the following students:

  1. Accepted exchange students
  2. Visiting research students or interns

This program is designed to allow research and exchange students to continue with their studies and research in Tel aviv and benefit from the services that the International students receive such as:

  • Health insurance
  • Social activities
  • Access to Israeli’ counselors 24 x 7
  • Trips around the country with other international students
  • Option to live on campus for an additional cost
  • Option to take Hebrew Ulpan prior to/ or during the semester
  • Application Form
  • Proof of Studies (approval of exchange program, acceptance letter)
  • Health Declaration
  • Copy of Valid Passport
  • Academic Records 
Fees & Expenses (in USD)
Application* $60
Services (medical insurance, social activities and trips) $2000
Hebrew Ulpan $1450
Housing - Optional  
Total Costs** $3510
IRST participants will be able to take Study Abroad courses for credit. The cost per credit is $600 USD.

* Application fee is non-refundable

** Prices are relevant for confirmations within the mentioned deadline. Prices for housing past the deadline might be higher

Student Housing

Depending on dorm availability, students participating in TAU IRST can choose to live in our dormitories, which are located within walking distance to campus. The Einstein dormitories feature one and two-bedroom furnished suites with a private kitchenette and bathroom, air conditioning, Wi-Fi, and cable TV. The Broshim dormitories feature studio rooms. Each studio is fully furnished and includes a new kitchen and bathroom, air conditioning, Wi-Fi, and cable TV. Cost for dorms is $600-800 USD/month. Please note, space in dorms is not guaranteed. 


For questions and further information please contact the admissions desk.


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