Tel Aviv University News

TAU International students unite to combat disinformation and oppose terror

Following the horrific October 7, 2023, terror attack by Hamas and the disturbing proliferation of fake news across digital platforms, a group of about 30 international students at Tel Aviv University (TAU) has formed a task force to tell the verified story of what they’re seeing and hearing in Israel right now. “We’re a group… Read More

TAU exhibit honors victims of Hamas attack

Tel Aviv University (TAU) held a special exhibit on Thursday, October 19, at its 1,000-seat Smolarz Auditorium. Pictures of all persons abducted, missing, murdered, or killed in the October 7 Hamas attack on Israel — both citizens and IDF soldiers — were displayed on the empty seats. The initiative was led by Daniel Zilber, Chair… Read More

TAU announces launch of gap year Exploration, Leadership and Innovation program

Tel Aviv University (TAU) has launched a groundbreaking new leadership gap-year program, Exploration, Leadership and Innovation (ELI), the first gap-year program in Israel to offer Jewish youth from around the world an opportunity to enrich their identity and leadership skills through an ambitious and immersive college-preparatory approach that centers engagement with Judaism, Jewish culture, and… Read More

TAU alumni dominate Jerusalem Post list of 50 most influential Jews

Thirteen of the 50 individuals on the Jerusalem Post‘s 2023 list of the 50 Most Influential Jews are alumni of Tel Aviv University (TAU). Among these thirteen are Ynon Kreiz, the CEO of Mattel, and Guy Franklin, the Founder and General Partner of “Israeli Mapped in NY” Ventures. Every year, the Jerusalem Post releases a… Read More

TAU approves new admission requirements for underrepresented populations

A new Tel Aviv University (TAU) program will strive to increase the numbers of students from underrepresented populations admitted to its School of Medicine. According to the new plan, 10% of all those admitted to the first year of the six-year track will come from four underrepresented groups: haredim, Ethiopian Israelis, outstanding students from the… Read More

From a dark bunker in Ukraine to a TAU graduation ceremony

A little more than a week ago, Kirill Drik fulfilled his dream and went on stage at Tel Aviv University (TAU) to receive his degree — a dream that began in the nightmare of a Ukrainian bunker. Drik, a master’s degree student in TAU’s School of Political Science, Government, and International Affairs, had been caught… Read More

2024 QS World University Ranking places TAU first in Israel

Tel Aviv University (TAU) is ranked first in Israel by the prestigious QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) World University Ranking 2024. The ranking includes 1,500 universities from around the world. TAU is ranked at the 215th place overall, first among the Israeli universities. The top three universities in the world ranking are MIT, Cambridge, and Oxford. The… Read More