Tel Aviv University News

TAU climbs to seventh place in global entrepreneurship ranking

814 entrepreneurs with bachelor’s degrees from Tel Aviv University (TAU) have established 677 companies and raised a total of $26.5 billion, bringing TAU to the seventh-ranked place in the world and first-ranked place outside the USA in the 2022 PitchBook ranking. Every year PitchBook, a business data research firm, publishes an annual ranking of the… Read More

Bloomberg-Sagol Center for City Leadership at TAU announces inaugural class

The Bloomberg-Sagol Center for City Leadership at Tel Aviv University (TAU) has announced the first 20 mayors and municipal heads from across Israel that will participate in an intensive, yearlong executive education and training program that will equip them with the tools and skills to deliver better and more equitable public services to residents, strengthen… Read More

TAU to switch entirely to sustainable electricity within two years

In a first among Israeli academic institutions, the Green Campus Committee at Tel Aviv University (TAU) has released an external, comprehensive, and objective report that inspected and assessed all campus greenhouse gas emissions (both direct and indirect) as part of initial steps in a ten-year plan for reaching carbon neutrality. The report was prepared by… Read More

TAU ranked number one university in Israel and 116th worldwide

Tel Aviv University (TAU) has been ranked the #1 university in Israel and #116 in the world by the prestigious National Taiwan University (NTU) Rankings organization. Additionally, the Faculty of Medicine was ranked #92, up from #98 in last year’s ranking.  TAU’s George S. Wise Faculty of Life Sciences ranked #108 in the world, five… Read More

Professor Karen Avraham elected Dean of Tel Aviv University’s medical faculty

Professor Karen Avraham was selected last week as the next Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at Tel Aviv University (TAU). She is the first woman appointed to the position. Professor Avraham’s tenure begins on September 1, 2022. She previously served as Vice Dean for Pre-Clinical Affairs at the Faculty of Medicine. “Medicine is undergoing… Read More

Blavatnik Prizes for Computer Science awarded to doctoral fellows

The second annual Blavatnik Prizes for Outstanding Israeli Doctoral Students in Computer Science were awarded on June 8 to four recipients, in a ceremony at Tel Aviv University (TAU). With generous funding from the Blavatnik Family Foundation, the prizes were established to highlight excellent research by Israeli Ph.D. candidates in the field of computer science… Read More