Tel Aviv University: Undergraduate Semester / Year in Israel
This program is the perfect opportunity to study abroad in the Mediterranean while exploring the culture and excitement Israel has to offer. Choose from a variety of programs to take part of:- The Voyage to Medicine program, a new specialized fall... read more
There needs to be a Middlebury program in Tel Aviv. Best city in world A student - Middlebury College View Entire Review
I learned about the lab and research culture in Israel. It was very interesting to see how friendly and approachable everyone is. In addition, I do feel like I learned more about the field of cancer research and had a great opportunity to learn new lab techniques in cutting edge facilities and with knowledgable mentors. A student - University of Pennsylvania View Entire Review
major language improvement; I had a lot of Israel experience prior to this but now I feel I really know Tel Aviv Hannah Kressel - Brandeis University View Entire Review
that it is ok not to stress over school all the time Gal Zahori - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I gained traveling confidence, exposure to different cultures, and new language skills! Arielle Wons - Wellesley College View Entire Review
Don’t sweat the small stuff and live in the moment Yes it was worth it! Tamar Mor - University of Hartford View Entire Review
Experienced what it was like to live abroad, and would definitely seriously consider returning for an even longer time A student - Wellesley College View Entire Review
Learned about the history and politics more, got really connected to the land and the people, grew as a person etc. A student - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I learned a great deal about Israeli Politics, economy, culture and society, as well as about the culture of the region. Alex Rahmanan - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I gained a better understanding of the world around me and of myself. I also discovered how complex some of the areas of the world are and that what we see portrayed on TV, especially news, is not necessarily the reality of the situation. It has been an incredibly worthwhile experience. A student - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review
yes it was worthwile and I made life long friends A student - Tel Aviv University View Entire Review
This program literally changed my life. It changed my intended career path and how I chose to react to different situations. The relaxed life style that people have while still maintaining a ton of success showed me that I could do the same thing. Danielle P - Tufts University View Entire Review
Learned a lot from the culture Lauren L - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review
So worthwhile. A student - Wellesley College View Entire Review
As someone who'd been to Israel multiple times before attending TAU, I chose this program more for academic purposes than cultural ones. That being said, the school offered plenty of culutural experiences, including weekly programming and tours of other cities in Israel. I'd definitely recommend this program to anyone interested... Sam S - CUNY - Hunter College View Entire Review
I learned what it was like to have large language and cultural barriers between most of society and myself. I also learned how to help bridge that gap by finding communities and people with shared interests. It helped show me what really matters to me and defines me as a person, since the "extra" stuff was not easy to convey or ... A student - Murray State University View Entire Review
Learned how to be independent and not be too frivolous with time or spending Gregory Irwin - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I learned a lot from my classes and other cultures and I also learned a lot about myself from going outside my comfort zone. A student - University of Hartford View Entire Review
I learned a lot about myself as well as a lot about other people. It was definitely worth going. A student - University of Hartford View Entire Review
Learned about myself, had many impactful Jewish experiences. Enjoyed my classes about Judaism and anti-Semitism. A student - Wellesley College View Entire Review
I got to experience an incredible country and was united with other people as I did it. A student - Wellesley College View Entire Review
I learned more Hebrew in a semester than I learned in 10 years. Experienced firsthand what it's like to live in Israel and it was COMPLETLEY worthwhile. Jacqueline Gaistman - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I learned language, how to communicate with people given a language and culture barrier, and how to navigate a foreign city completely on my own. It was extremely worthwhile; I immersed myself into a new culture as I made friends that are now my family. A student - Towson University View Entire Review
It changed my life Corey G - Concordia University - Canada View Entire Review
The experience was nice because on either side of tel aviv I traveled in North Africa, the Middle East and Europe. If i had solely done tel aviv I would not have enjoyed it as much A student - Wellesley College View Entire Review
- The Voyage to Medicine program, a new specialized fall semester program, allows students to enroll in pre-med/pre-health based courses while receiving hands on experience by volunteering in a medical center in Israel.
- The Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Business program offers the real-world experience, business academics and insight from innovate executives that help students become strong and successful leaders.
- Two B.A. degrees, which are English-taught: B.A. in Liberal Arts Program and a B.A. in Management and Liberal Arts allow students to experience their undergraduate degree abroad while immersing themselves in everything Israel has to offer.
You will be studying abroad in an exciting and lively city while interning with an organization/company that interests you. During the semester, you will be taking 5 courses which include subjects such as Communications, Psychology, Business, Middle Eastern Studies and Political Science. There is also now a new Independent Research Study Track that offers participants the option of building their own research opportunities while also enrolling in courses during the semester. You will be required to submit an official proposal outlining your research plans which will be reviewed by the Admissions Committee. The Independent Research Study Track also includes on-campus housing in our fully furnished dorms and social activities and trips that allow you to see all of Israel!
Program Type(s):Study Abroad
- Academic Year
Relevant Study Subject(s):
- Near Eastern Studies, Middle Eastern Studies
- Communication and Media Studies
- Electrical Engineering
- Middle/Near Eastern Languages, Literature
- Hebrew Language, Literature
- Liberal Arts, General Studies
- Biology and Biomedical Sciences
- Physical Sciences
- Social Sciences
- Political Science and Government
- Business Administration and Management
- Business Communications
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