Graduate Degree Program Admissions
Contact your specific program office with any questions about admissions.
Admission to master’s programs at TAU International is competitive. Each application is assessed on an individual basis according to grades, test scores, personal essays, and recommendations.
Each program has specific eligibility and application requirements. The information on this page is an outline of the general requirements. However, we strongly encourage you to carefully read through the full information on each program website in detail and contact the relevant department with any questions.
Master’s degree programs at TAU International are open to students who have completed or are completing a recognized bachelor’s/undergraduate degree. Generally, a minimum GPA of 80 on a scale of 100, 3.0 on a scale of 4.0, or equivalent applies, but exceptions may be made in the case of an exceptionally strong application with a lower GPA.
Please see your program website for specific eligibility requirements for your program.
Applications are submitted online. A complete application consists of a completed online form with all required documents in attachment. After the application deadline, all applications will be reviewed, and you will be contacted with an admissions decision as expediently as possible. In some cases, you will be contacted to arrange an interview, which can be held either in person in Tel Aviv or via telephone or Skype.
- Official transcripts from all higher education institutions attended
- Copy of bachelor’s degree diploma
- Personal essay (ca. one page unless otherwise indicated). See each program website for a detailed description of that program’s essay requirements.
- Two academic letters of recommendation
- CV/resume outlining professional experience
Demonstrated Command of English: All applicants must prove their English-language proficiency validated through a TOEFL or IELTS exam. Exams must be taken before the application deadline, and official scores must be sent directly to the TAU International office by the testing agency. TAU International's ETS code is 7704. TOEFL test (minimum score: written 582, computer-based 223, or iBT 89) IELTS test (minimum score: 6.5). Exception: Students whose primary and secondary education took place in the Australia, Canada, Great Britain, Ireland, New Zealand, or the U.S. are exempt from this requirement. Note that students who were born in one of these countries but were educated elsewhere, will still be required to satisfy the English proficiency requirement in order to complete their application.
- Heath Declaration Form
- Medical Form
- A passport-style photograph, 2x2 or 5x5 (cm), sent in jpeg format.
Please see your program website for details on specific application requirements for your program.
For academic year 2015/2016:
- February 28, 2015: Early application deadline for all programs except the International LL.M.
- May 30, 2015: Late application deadline, where space allows
- Rolling Admissions: Please check with your program of interest if they are still accepting applications.
The deadline for admission to International LL.M. program is April 1, 2015.
An application fee of $100 (USD) must be submitted with your application. Applications will only be evaluated after the application fee is submitted. The Admissions Office accepts payment via credit card, check, cash or bank transfer.
Credit card transactions are made through the online application form, and are processed by our New York City office (with no foreign transaction fees for credit cards issued in the USA).
The address for bank transfers is as follows:
Bank: Hapoalim – 12 Einstein Branch # 778
Account number: 12-778-8800
Swift code: POALILIT
IBAN: IL 74-0127-7800-0000-0008-800
ADDRESS: 6 Bart St. Tel Aviv, ISRAEL
Include Tel Aviv University International along with the name of the applicant as a note with your payment. Please note that you will be responsible for any charges associated with the transfer.
Bank transfers take an extra amount of time to be processed, and will not automatically show in your profile as having been paid. In order to confirm receipt of your payment, send the bank receipt to our office by fax (+972-3-6407652) or email.
Institutional Codes for TAU
The following codes can be used to have standardized test scores submitted directly to TAU:
SAT code: 0810
ACT code: 5517
TOEFL code: 7704