Research Centers and Institutes

 Research Centers
Nearly 130 pioneering research centers and institutes at Tel Aviv University

Tel Aviv University has over 2,200 faculty members, among them internationally renowned scientists who've made significant contributions to the advancement of knowledge in fields as diverse as particle physics, cell biology, biotechnology, genetics, fiber optics, the humanities, arts and social sciences. Israel's largest and most comprehensive university, TAU is comprised of nine faculties, 27 schools, 98 departments and some 130 research institutes and centers. Institutes and centers support research in a specific field. Often interdisciplinary in nature, they provide a formal framework for researchers, as well as their master’s, doctoral and post-doctoral students, to collaborate and exchange ideas.


The University operates Israel's largest Supercomputer and the only astronomical observatory in the Middle East. Its Cereal Crops Improvement Institute has supplied improved varieties of seed to nations around the world. The University promotes a multidisciplinary approach to research in neuroscienceenvironmental studies, cardiac research, cancer research, energy studies, nanoscience and technologybioinformatics, aging, communications and cultural studies, among others.


The University enjoys extensive research contacts with leading academic and scientific institutions abroad, including over 150 cooperation agreements with universities in North and South America, Europe and Asia.



Iby and Aladar Fleischman Faculty of Engineering


Max and Betty Kranzberg Research Institute of Electronic Devices

Yitzhak and Chaya Weinstein Research Institute for Signal Processing



Raymond and Beverly Sackler Faculty of Exact Sciences


Abramson Center for Medical Physics

Deutsch Institute of Computer Sciences

Laura Schwarz-Kipp Institute of Computer Networks

Heinrich Hertz--Minerva Center for High Temperature Superconductivity

Minerva-Dead Sea Research Center

Hermann Minkowski--Minerva Center for Geometry

Raymond and Beverly Sackler Institute of Astronomy

Raymond and Beverly Sackler Institute of Chemical Physics

Raymond and Beverly Sackler Institute of Solid State Physics

Raymond and Beverly Sackler Institute of Theoretical Physics

Raymond and Beverly Sackler Scientific Computation Center

Wladimir Schreiber Institute of Mathematical Sciences

Florence and George S. Wise Observatory



Lester and Sally Entin Faculty of Humanities


Konrad Adenauer Center for Jewish-Arab Cooperation

Eva and Marc Besen Institute of Historical Consciousness

Center for the Advancement of Scientific and Technological Education

Cummings Center for Russian and East European Studies

Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies

Goldstein-Goren Diaspora Research Center

Institute for German History

Institute for Latin American History and Culture

Jaffee Center for Strategic Studies

Katz Institute for Research in Hebrew Literature

Kelman Center for Jewish Education

Sonia and Marco Nadler Institute of Archaeology

Porter Institute for Poetics and Semiotics

Stephen Roth Institute for the Study of Contemporary Anti-Semitism and Racism

Chaim Weizmann Zionist Research Institute



Buchmann Faculty of Law


Cegla Super-Center for Interdisciplinary Research of the Law

Institute for Continuing Legal Studies (with the Israel Bar Association)

Minerva Center for Human Rights

Prof. Dr. Raphael Taubenschlag Institute of Criminal Law



George S. Wise Faculty of Life Sciences


Botanic Gardens

Institute for Cereal Crops Improvement

Institute for Nature Conservation Research

Laura Schwarz-Kipp Institute of Biotechnology

Ela Kodesz Institute for Research on Cancer Development and Prevention

Esfira and Israel Maiman Institute of Proteome Research

Manna Center for Plant Biosciences

I. Meier Segals Gardens for Zoological Research




Coller School of Management


Alrov Institute for Real Estate Research

Coller Institute of Venture

The Hogeg Blockchain Research Institute

Eli Hurvitz Institute for Strategic Management

Marcel and Annie Adams Institute for Management Information Systems

Henry Crown Institute of Business Research in Israel

Joseph Kasierer Institute for Research in Accounting

M.W. Erhard Center for Higher Studies and Research in Insurance

The Miriam and Georg Faktor Entrepreneurial Center

Max Perlman Center for Global Business

Raya Strauss Family Business Research Center

Whitman Family Center for Coexistence

The Covence Center of Health Management




Faculty of Medicine


Julius Friedrich Cohnheim-Minerva Center for Cellular and Molecular Phagocyte Research

Djerassi-Elias Institute of Oncology

Felsenstein Medical Research Center

Maurice and Gabriela Goldschleger Eye Institute at the Sheba Medical Center

Institute for International Scientific Exchanges in Medical Sciences

Institute of Occupational Health

Eduarda and Dr. Moshe Ishay Institute for the Study of the Effect of Natural Food on the Quality of Life and Human Health

Ela Kodesz Institute of Host Defense against Infectious Diseases

Claire and Amédée Maratier Institute for the Study of Blindness and Visual Disorders

Minerva Center for Cholesterol Gallstones and Lipid Metabolism in the Liver

Neufeld Cardiac Research Institute

The Amalia Biron Research Institute of Thrombosis and Hemostasis

The Herczeg Institute on Aging

Institute for Molecular Medicine

Stanley Steyer Institute for Cancer Epidemiology and Research



Gershon H. Gordon Faculty of Social Sciences


Adler Research Center for Child Welfare and Protection

B.I and Lucille Cohen Institute for Public Opinion Research

Foerder Institute for Economic Research

Chaim Herzog Institute for Media, Politics and Society

David Horowitz Institute on Society and Economy

Institute for Social Research

Golda Meir Institute of Labor and Social Research

The Herczeg Institute on Aging

Sackler Institute of Economic Studies

Pinhas Sapir Center for Development

University Institute for Diplomacy and Regional Cooperation founded by the Peres Center for Peace and TAU

Interdisciplinary Center for Children and Youth Studies



Interdisciplinary Institutes


Adams Super-Center for Brain Studies

Adams Sports Institute

Alrov Center for Digital Medicine

Andrea and Charles Bronfman Center for Media of the Jewish People

BLAVATNIK CENTER for Drug Discovery (BCDD)

Cancer Biology Research Center

City Center - TAU Research Center for Cities and Urbanism

Cohn Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Ideas

Data Science Center

Edmond J. Safra Center for Bioinformatics

Joan and Jaime Constantiner Institute for Molecular Genetics

Morris E. Curiel Center for International Studies

Marian Gertner Institute for Medical Nanosystems

Levie-Edersheim-Gitter Institute for Functional Brain Imaging

Gordon Center for Energy Studies

The Herczeg Institute for Aging

ICRC – Blavatnik Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Center

Interdisciplinary Center for Technological Analysis and Forecasting

Ela Kodesz Institute for Cardiac Physical Sciences and Engineering

Kovens Health Systems Management Center

Landa Center for Equal Opportunity through Education

Walter Lebach Institute for Jewish-Arab Coexistence Through Education

The Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

Porter Super-Center for Ecological and Environmental Studies

Mortimer and Raymond Sackler Institute of Advanced Studies

Elizabeth and Nicholas Slezak Super-Center for Cardiac Research and Medical Engineering

Tami Steinmetz Center for Peace Research

Shlomo Shmeltzer Institute for Smart Transportation

Switzerland Institute for Developmental Biology

Water Research Center

Wolfson Applied Materials Research Centre

Shalom and Varda Yoran Institute for Human Genome Research

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