Tel Aviv University News

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

TAU professors influence Israel and the world, top Israeli media say

On the eve of Israel’s 75th birthday, two leading researchers at Tel Aviv University (TAU) have been recognized for their contributions to Israel and the world. The financial newspaper Globes named Professor Karen Avraham, the first female Dean of TAU’s Faculty of Medicine, one of the 50 Most Influential Women in Israel. Professor Avraham is… Read More

Haredi Jews are main target of antisemitic assaults, annual TAU survey reports

The 22nd annual Antisemitism Worldwide report, published by the Center for the Study of Contemporary European Jewry at Tel Aviv University (TAU)  in collaboration with the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), was issued on April 17, 2023, the eve of the annual Holocaust Remembrance Day. According to the report, visibly identifiable Jews, particularly Haredi Jews, are the… Read More

Professor Dan Peer appointed to prestigious American National Academy of Engineering

The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) has announced the appointment of Tel Aviv University (TAU) Professor Dan Peer as Member of the Academy, in recognition of his groundbreaking research to develop unique strategies for delivering RNA molecules. Professor Peer is currently TAU’s Vice President for Research and Development and Head of the Nanomedicine Lab at… Read More