TAU International Summer Institute

Summer programs at TAU International offer an in-depth look into Israel's fascinating past and present. The programs are taught in English and open to qualified undergraduate and graduate students from around the world.


Summer Institute academic programs at TAU International are open to excellent students from around the world as well as professionals with an academic background. 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.

Each Summer Institute program is designed for a different participant group:

The Summer Undergrad Track programs are intended for undergraduate students.

Specialized programs like Environmental StudiesMigration Studies and Food Safety & Security are open to advanced undergraduate students, graduate students, and professional with a relevant academic background.

The Advanced Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine program is open to:

  • Advanced undergraduate and graduate students with a relevant academic background, particularly graduate students studying public health and/or epidemiology
  • Medical students and with an interest in epidemiology and preventive medicine
  • Physicians and nurses interested in developing advanced skills in epidemiology and preventive medicine


Application Process

Applications are submitted online. After the application deadline, all applications will be reviewed, and you will be contacted with an admissions decision as expediently as possible.


Application Documents

  • Official transcripts* from all higher education institutions attended. Students who have completed less than two semesters of study at a higher education institution will also be required to submit transcripts from upper secondary school/high school.

*Please note, original documents are required. A scan and/or photocopy will not be accepted. 

  • Personal essay
    • Your personal essay(s) provides the admissions committee with the opportunity to get to know you: your academic interests, life experience, and personality. Essay prompts will appear in the online application; we strongly recommend writing and saving your essay in a separate document before submitting it.
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Proof of English language proficiency (TOEFL 550 (written), 213 (computer-based), 89 (internet-based), IELTS 6.5, or equivalent) (students whose primary and secondary education had English as the language of instruction are exempt from this requirement)
  • Medical Form


Application Deadline

The application deadline for all Summer Institute programs is April 30.


Application Fee

An application fee of $60 (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, or bank transfer.


Credit Card

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).


Bank Transfer


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.



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