Study Abroad Academic Policies

Tel Aviv University is accredited by the Israeli Ministry of Education and the Council for Higher Education. In the United States, Tel Aviv University participates with the Department of Education’s FFEL Program.


In addition, Tel Aviv University International strives for excellence in the field of education abroad, and is a proud member of NAFSA: Association of International Educators and the Forum on Education Abroad. The University maintains study abroad agreements and close affiliations with many top academic institutions in the United States and worldwide.


TAU International academics for Study Abroad Programs and Short-Term Programs (non-degree programs) are overseen by an academic committee which is led by the Vice President of Tel Aviv University. The academic committee consists of an additional thirteen TAU professors. Each course offered by TAU International is first be evaluated for approval by the committee and Vice President. All courses and faculty of TAU International are fully assessed each semester to ensure top quality and rigorous academic experiences for students.


The TAU International Academic Handbook for Study Abroad and Short-Term Programs, which contains more detailed information for students on TAU academic policies and procedures for these non-degree programs, can be found here based on year/semester of study. 


FALL 2024 Handbook

SUMMER 2024 Handbook

SPRING 2024 Handbook


SPRING 2023 Handbook

FALL 2023 Handbook


For details on plagiarism & policy, please check the Handbook on page 11. 


For a copy of our Code of Honor, which each student must sign before being registered to their courses, please click HERE.


For any questions regarding academic policies, procedures, courses, syllabi or any other academic matter pertaining to a Study Abroad or Short-Term Program (non-degree programs with the Lowy International School), please email our Lowy International Academic Team at

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