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Ready to embark on the journey of a lifetime in a city where ancient history meets cutting-edge innovation? The Lowy International School offers English-taught programs that give you access to the best of TAU’s top-tier academics and provides close connections to institutions and companies in Israel and worldwide. You’ll be able to enjoy all of this in the heart of Tel Aviv, the Mediterranean city that never stops.

Why TAU?

Tel Aviv University (TAU) is Israel’s largest and most comprehensive institution of higher learning; it is home to over 30,000 students studying in 9 faculties and over 125 schools and departments across the spectrum of sciences, humanities and the arts. 
 Situated in Tel Aviv, Israel’s cultural, financial and technological capital, TAU shares the city’s unshakable spirit of openness and innovation – and boasts a campus life as dynamic and pluralistic as the metropolis itself. Tel Aviv the city and Tel Aviv the university are one and the same – a thriving Mediterranean center of diversity and discovery.

Canadian Students

For many years, Tel Aviv University has been welcoming students from all over the world. Today, we are happy to say that TAU has hosted hundreds of Canadian students. By choosing TAU, students know they will benefit from the highest level of academics, a global edge with a focus on the Middle East, great weather year round, and much more.

TAU offers many different programs tailored to each student’s needs and demand. Since they have welcomed many Canadians to the University, they have collected information for the purpose of making YOUR transition and decision of joining us in Tel Aviv easier. The Lowy International School is here to welcome you with open arms both in Tel Aviv and in our office in Toronto and Montreal.

TAU Canada funding opportunities are available via those links:

Applications to The Lowy International School programs
are available through this link:

  • Students applying via The Lowy International School Student Portal, please click here   

Discover all the programs

Study at TAU

Lowy International School programs are academically rigorous and culturally inspiring.

Every year, Tel Aviv University hosts thousands of international students studying in English through Lowy International School . The school provides students with the choice of more than 60 academic programs that range from a semester, summer or year abroad to full degrees at the Bachelor’s and Master’s levels as well as PhD and Post-Doctoral programs. All these programs are designed specifically for international students by TAUi staff.

Study Abroad

Our Study Abroad programs offer a transformative academic experience at TAU, coupled with Tel Aviv,  Israel’s internationally diverse cultural, commercial, and creative center. 

Choose from a semester abroad or a year abroad at Israel’s leading university and explore a range of academic and interdisciplinary programs taught by top-notch faculty. This Mediterranean city’s thriving spirit for discovery, innovation, and diversity makes it the perfect city for experiencing academic life and pursuing your passions

Short Term Programs

Dive into some of the hottest cutting-edge topics right in your classroom.

If you are ready to spend time this summer in Israel and are looking for a fantastic program or course to join, then TAUI’s Summer programs are the perfect fit for you! Choose from an extensive list of Summer Programs led by faculty and leading experts in the field.  Our students and professionals come from a wide range of backgrounds and cultures and you will build lifelong connections while enjoying your time in the heart of Tel Aviv!

Did you know that TAU international offers many summer scholarships? We strongly encourage all students to check out our scholarships page for more details and instructions on how to apply. Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to study in the summer in the heart of Tel Aviv.

Undergraduate Degrees

Our international Bachelor’s Degree programs combine first-class academics with eye-opening cultural and personal experiences.

Build a strong academic foundation in the first year and specialize towards the end of the program in a tailor-made degree to suit your specific interests. Based on an interdisciplinary approach, you’ll learn from highly experienced professors and researchers across different faculties, and debate issues with many other talented students from all over the world.

Explore the foundations of humanity where past and future meet, with a truly multidisciplinary approachdesigned to nurture grounded leaders and innovators.

Immerse yourself in different academic, social, and cultural environments attwoworld-renowned research universities.

Spend your first two years at Tel Aviv University, and your final two at Columbia University, located in the heart of New York City.

Study management and liberal arts in the academic core of the Start-Up Nation!

This 3-year dual degree will give you the tools to achieve not only as an excellent manager and innovator, but also as a well-rounded individual with a background in the liberal arts. 

Get a degree B.Mus. in four years, for instrumental and vocal departments, and truly learn to play the universal language of mankind.

Graduate Degree Programs

Delve deeper into your area of interest through one of our 15 international master’s programs.

Each program combines a rigorous core curriculum with a diverse offering of electives, allowing you to tailor your studies to your own interests while gaining advanced knowledge in your chosen field.

Learning takes place both inside and outside the classroom, with regular site visits, guest lectures, and excursions designed to give you access to the cutting edge of research and industry.


Doctoral Programs Overview

Welcome to the next step in your academic journey!

As a PhD student at TAU, you will be joining a diverse international community of excellent scientists from all over the world. Join top-notch research teams led by world-renowned scholars who have significantly contributed to the advancement of knowledge in a variety of fields. PhD programs with infinite possibilities for interdisciplinary research collaborations are available in all of our faculties, entirely in English. 

With 125 research institutions, 400 labs, 3,500 annual projects, and over 1,000 full-time faculty members, TAU also enjoys extensive research contacts with leading academic and scientific institutions around the globe, including over 150 cooperation agreements with universities in North and South America, Europe, and Asia.

At TAU you’ll build an exceptional network of researchers in academia and industry that you can refer to throughout your career. Located in the Non-Stop City of Tel Aviv, with its renowned range of cultural activities, cutting-edge technological startups, and marvelous beaches, there is no better place to discover the next stage of your academic career.

Exploration, Leadership and Innovation (ELI) Gap-Year Program

A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for rich academic immersion, leadership training, and extracurricular activities

This college-preparatory program offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for rich academic immersion, leadership training, and extracurricular activities in an environment centering on engagement with Jewish culture and the Startup Nation.

The Exploration, Leadership, and Innovation (ELI) program is for you if you’re an outstanding high school graduate who – before embarking on your college career – would like to explore university life and enhance your academic, leadership and entrepreneurial skills in a world-class environment that nurtures understanding and connection to Jewish life and community. The program is uniquely designed to equip you with an invaluable toolbox that will serve you throughout your college years and wherever life leads.

ELI integrates academic excellence with field trips, service-learning projects, group bonding and other immersive experiences, including networking and mentorship opportunities both within Israel’s Startup Nation and with global experts across Israel’s political, cultural, media, business and technology landscapes.

Activities, Sport, Campus Life, Housing

Welcome to Tel Aviv University!

TAU International is home to more than 2,500 students per year coming from all corners of the world. Together, they create a warm international community.

Whether you are looking for the suitable program to apply for, you are already accepted or you are a current student at TAU, we are happy to provide you of any information that you require.

You can also contact our International office for any additional questions.

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Ontario and Western Canada

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Phone: 416.787.9930 | Toll Free: 833.32.CFTAU (22328)

Ottawa, Quebec and Atlantic Canada

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Phone: 514.344.3417