New Paths to Discovery

New Paths to Discovery

TAU Aim:

To enable the very best researchers from widely differing fields to dream, question, explore and rethink our world ­– together. Interdisciplinary studies today are the bedrock for life-changing inventions tomorrow.



  • Will support Israel and the Jewish people’s biggest strength – the mind.
  • Will deepen understanding of multi-dimensional & universal problems that require broad expertise and out-of-the-box thinking.
  • Will nurture Israel’s next generation of scientific risk-takers and thought leaders.
  • Will reinforce the centrality of the humanities and critical thinking in academia and beyond.


Current Statistics

  • 31 interdisciplinary schools
  • 400 advanced laboratories
  • 12,750 master’s and doctoral students – 45% of total student body
  • $220 million in external, competitive research grant funding annually
  • TAU ranks 1st in Israel among research universities according to the prestigious QS, Times and Taiwan rankings.


Latest Developments

  • TAU held the world’s first live international Twitter conference on biology from any angle, including the arts, in February 2020.
  • Due to the tremendous success of its Humanities in Engineering Program, the Mandel Foundation expanded it this year with a $2.5 million gift to include honors students from Exact Sciences and Life Sciences. 
  • TAU launched the Center for Quantum Science and Technology, bringing together 20 research groups from across the sciences and engineering.


Donor Opportunities


Tel Aviv University makes every effort to respect copyright. If you own copyright to the content contained
here and / or the use of such content is in your opinion infringing, Contact us as soon as possible >>