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Tel Aviv University Exchange

Tel Aviv University Exchange website  (map)

Sponsor: Northwestern University Office of International Program Development (IPD)

Location: Tel Aviv, Israel


Northwestern students enroll directly at Tel Aviv University and take classes with both Israeli and international students.  TAU is the largest university in Israel with approximately 29,000 students.  The university offers a wide range of courses in fields such as computer science, electrical engineering, psychology, economics, political science, public policy, conflict resolution, Jewish and Hebrew Studies, as well as Arabic and Islamic Studies.


  • Full Year
  • Fall
  • Winter/Spring


Important Note
This program is located in country under a U.S. Department of State Travel Warning and operates with special permission under the university's travel policy.

Students enrolled in this program will be required to adhere to additional security measures and sign a release acknowledging the Travel Warning.

This program is subject to suspension or modification at any time. These matters will be discussed in more detail during advising appointments and pre-departure orientation.

Languages: English, Hebrew

Language Requirements: 

Students take courses in English. For those interested in taking courses in Hebrew, proficiency in the language is required.


Residence halls on campus.

Program Costs: 

Please refer to the IPD program page for cost information.