About Tel Aviv University

Located in the heart of Israel’s high-tech, business and culture center, Tel Aviv University (TAU) represents the country at its best – dynamic, innovative, cosmopolitan and forward-looking.


The University is Israel's largest and most diversified institution of higher learning, with nine faculties and over 30,000 students, 1,200 researchers and 125 schools and departments across the sciences, humanities and arts.


TAU ranks first in Israel (Times & Taiwan rankings); as a global top 100 innovation university (Reuters); and seventh in the world – and first outside the USA – for producing successful, VC-backed entrepreneurs (PitchBook). The University’s cutting-edge advancements are reinforced through ties with prominent research institutions ranging from NASA and Harvard to Tsinghua University and CERN.


Global in outlook and impact, and sharing Tel Aviv’s spirit of non-stop discovery, the University brings together top minds to address the most pressing challenges of the 21st century through bold and collaborative solutions and teaching. 


TAU at a Glance

30,000 Students 

200,000 Alumni 

2000+ International Students

130 Research Institutes

125 Schools & Departments

9 Faculties 


TAU Credentials

#1 Choice Among Israeli Students

Top 100 Innovation University (Reuters)

#1 in Research output among Israeli Universities

#7 of Top 10 Schools Producing VC-Backed Founders (Pitchbook)

#19 in Faculty Citation Impact  (QS World University Rankings 2019)

#25 Asia Ranking (Times Higher Education 2020)

To view a full list of our rankings, click here.


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