The Sackler Faculty of Medicine is the largest medical research and training program in Israel, with a focus on teaching, research, and clinical guidance. The Faculty works in partnership with 17 hospitals. Research is multidisciplinary as scientists and clinicians combine efforts making TAU a leader in excellence in research. Areas of particular note include cancer biology, stem cells, diabetes, neurodegenerative diseases, infectious and genetic diseases including but not limited to Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and HIV/AIDS.
The George S. Wise Faculty of Life Sciences explores the secrets and foundations of life, ranging from topics such as cancer treatment, renewable energy, and zoological research. The research publications that are produced from this Faculty are ranked first in Israel and 75th in the world.
The Raymond and Beverly Sackler Faculty of Exact Sciences engages in the mathematical and physical sciences. In an effort to encourage entrepreneurship, students are afforded the opportunity to conduct research with leading Israeli and international high-tech companies such as Checkpoint, Google, and Facebook.
The Iby and Aladar Fleischman Faculty of Engineering charges itself with the pursuit of the unknown, driven by the need to answer the questions that have not yet been asked. The result is life-changing discoveries that change the world in the areas of security, green energy production, purified water, and major advances in artificial intelligence.
The Gershon H. Gordon Faculty of Social Sciences investigates the collective aspects of the human experience and the influence of culture and social organizations. Located in the center of the world’s historical hotbed for social formation and the creation of norms, this Faculty is privileged to be encapsulated within the epicenter of social science’s greatest wonders. Major areas of focus in this Faculty are conflict resolution, diplomacy, public policy, security studies, perception, and anthropology. To encourage the use of the Faculty’s resources, the Faculty of Social Sciences works in tandem with the other facilities at the school.
The Bob Shapell School of Social Work believes that a person’s quality of life is directly correlated to the community’s socio-economic standing. Therefore, in order to improve the lives of their clients, the social workers of this Faculty aim to influence the policies that effect poverty, unemployment, inequality, discrimination, and oppression. The scholars in this program are extensively trained in empirical and theoretical knowledge, skills necessary when combating the pressures and uncertainty associated with policy design and academic work.
The Porter School of Environmental Studies was created in 2000 as a response to the need for pointed research in this field, focusing on contemporary issues and current events. The School offers the integration of environmental aspects to all sciences to nourish the current evolution of thinking in both Israel and the world at large. The scholars in this field use their work to benefit policy implementations in the national and local government, the judicial system, educational system, industry, private companies, and public institutions.
The Coller School of Management trains the leaders of tomorrow, preparing them to respond to the needs of the rapidly changing business world and providing them with the ability to redefine the expectation of leadership. The graduate program is ranked 11th in the world for producing VC-backed entrepreneurs and is the only business school in Israel accredited by AACSB International.
The Buchmann Faculty of Law is Israel’s oldest law school, offering a wide range of opportunities for theoretical research and practical legal experience. The legal workshops established by the school integrates legal scholars with experts in the field and allows the students to review and contribute to current research scholarship. Additionally, the Faculty’s legal clinics and public interest programs put education into action, as scholars are provided the opportunity to represent their community and prepare for their future careers.
The David and Yolanda Katz Faculty of the Arts utilizes the everchanging complexities of the society surrounding them to influence their student’s esteemed production of film, television, architecture, music, sculpture, and painting. Via the use of a close examination of the dichotomy between history and modernity, the scholars of this Faculty use their gifts to interpret expressions and responses to the community around them.
The Lester and Sally Entin Faculty of Humanities recognizes and responds to the trend of humanities scholars seeking post undergraduate academic employment; thus, this Faculty has reinvented the humanities field, placing a heavy emphasis on teaching and research programs. Barriers between traditional fields are being broken down, intertwining religion, philosophy, security, nationalism, and concepts of the like.
TAU is Israel’s largest public institution of higher learning with 30,000 students, including 2,100 international students from over 100 countries. The University encompasses nine faculties, 35 schools and 400 labs, and it has 17 affiliated hospitals in its network.