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Tel Aviv University
אוניברסיטת תל אביב
Image:Logo-tel-aviv.jpg
Established 1956
Type Public
President Itamar Rabinovich
Vice-Presidents Yehiel Ben-Zvi, Ruth Shalgi
Students 29,000
Location Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Campus Urban
Website www.tau.ac.il/
The Engineering Faculty Boulevard
The Engineering Faculty Boulevard
The Smolarz Auditorium
The Smolarz Auditorium

Tel Aviv University (TAU, אוניברסיטת תל אביב, את"א) is one of Israel's major universities. As of 2006, the Tel Aviv University teaches around 29,000 students. Image File history File links Logo-tel-aviv. ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... University President is the title of the highest ranking officer within a university, within university systems that prefer that appellation over other variations such as Chancellor or rector. ... Tel Aviv at night Dizengof Center Allenby Street Tel Aviv-Yafo (Hebrew תל אביב-יפו; Arabic تل ابيب-يافا Tal Abīb-Yāfā) is an Israeli city on the coast of the Mediterranean sea. ... An urban area is a term used to define an area where there is an increased density of human-created structures in comparison to the areas surrounding it. ... Website - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (1600x1200, 402 KB) Summary Photographed by Ido Perelmutter (Ido50). ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (1600x1200, 402 KB) Summary Photographed by Ido Perelmutter (Ido50). ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (1600x1200, 393 KB) Summary Photographed by Ido Perelmutter (Ido50). ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (1600x1200, 393 KB) Summary Photographed by Ido Perelmutter (Ido50). ... Representation of a university class, 1350s. ... 2006 is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


TAU was founded in 1956 when the Tel Aviv School of Law and Economics, the Institute of Natural Sciences, and the Institute of Jewish Studies joined together to form a University. 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... See also Wikipedias Law Portal. ... Buyers bargain for good prices while sellers put forth their best front in Chichicastenango Market, Guatemala. ...


TAU received its autonomy from the Tel Aviv municipality in 1963, when its campus near the northern Tel Aviv neighborhood of Ramat Aviv was established. Tel-Aviv was founded on empty dunes north of the existing city of Jaffa. ... A municipality or general-purpose district (compare with: special-purpose district) is an administrative local area generally composed of a clearly defined territory and commonly referring to a city, town, or village government. ... 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1963 calendar). ... The Universitätscampus Wien, Austria ( details) Campus (plural: campi) is Latin for field or open space. English gets the words camp and campus from this origin. ... Ramat Aviv is the name of several neighbourhoods of Tel Aviv that are located in the northwest distict of the city, north of the Yarkon River. ...


TAU is comprised of nine faculties, 106 departments, and 90 research institutes. Look up Faculty on Wiktionary, the free dictionary Faculty has several different meanings and can refer to: University faculty are the instructors and/or researchers of high standing at universities, as opposed to the students or support staff. ...

Contents


Faculties

The nine faculties of the university are (in no particular order):

Some other university schools and programs include (very partial): The Bath, a painting by Mary Cassatt (1891-1892). ... David Joshua Azrieli, C.M., C.Q., B.A., M.Arch. ... The Parthenon on top of the Acropolis, Athens, Greece Architecture (from Latin, architectura and ultimately from Greek, αρχιτεκτων, a master builder, from αρχι- chief, leader and τεκτων, builder, carpenter) is the art and science of designing buildings and structures. ... Engineering is the application of scientific and technical knowledge to solve human problems. ... Exact science refers to systematized knowledge. ... Molėtai Astronomical Observatory An observatory is a location used for observing terrestrial and/or celestial events. ... , Mitzpe Ramon is a local council in the Negev desert of southern Israel. ... See also Wikipedias Law Portal. ... Management (from Old French ménagement the directing, from Latin manu agere to lead by the hand) characterises the process of leading and directing all or part of an organisation, often a business, through the deployment and manipulation of resources (human, financial, material, intellectual or intangible). ... This article is about the field of medical practice and health care. ...

Tami Steinmetz Center For Peace Research is an academic research institution of Tel Aviv University which surveys public opinion regarding the peace process, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and the Arab-Israeli conflict. ...

Relations with the Jewish community

Tel Aviv University maintains links with Jewish communities abroad, offering programs of Jewish studies to teachers and students from the United States, France, Brazil, Argentina and Mexico. The word Jew ( Hebrew: יהודי) is used in a wide number of ways, but generally refers to a follower of the Jewish faith, a child of a Jewish mother, or someone of Jewish descent with a connection to Jewish culture or ethnicity and often a combination of these attributes. ...


The Lowy School for Overseas Students gives young people from different countries the opportunity to study at Tel Aviv University. The program is in English and also offers the opportunity to live and study in a kibbutz. The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... Kibbutz Dan, near Qiryat Shemona, in the Upper Galilee, 1990s A kibbutz (Hebrew: קיבוץ; plural: kibbutzim: קיבוצים, gathering or together) is an Israeli collective community. ...


Other study opportunities for students from abroad are:

  • a Master's Program in Middle Eastern Studies
  • a Master's Program in Biblical Archaeology
  • a Summer Law Program co-sponsored by Temple University Law School
  • the Sackler School of Medicine New York State/American Program
  • the Wharton-Recanati-INSEAD-York Project in Management
  • the International Executive MBA Program with the Kellogg School, Northwestern University
  • the High-Tech Management School.

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Faculty

Yitzhak Arad is a renowned Israeli historian. ... Shlomo Ben-Ami (born July 17, 1943) is an Israeli diplomat, politician and author. ... Israel Finkelstein is an Israeli archaeologist. ... Etgar Keret (born 1967) is an Israeli writer residing in Tel Aviv. ... Zvi Laron is a Romanian-Israeli paediatric endocrinologist, born 1927, Cernăuţi, Romania. ... Amnon Jackont, written several books and articles, lives in Tel Aviv, Israel. ... Fred Landman is a professor of semantics at Tel-Aviv University and the author of a number of books about linguistics. ... Orna Lin is one of the leading lawyers in Israel. ... Dr. Baruch Modan (born c. ... Yuval Neeman (May 14, 1925 – April 26, 2006), was an Israeli physicist and politician. ... Aviad Raz Sociologist at Tel Aviv University who specialises, inter alia, in the IDF, kibbutz organisations, and Japanese organisations. ... Tanya Reinhart is an Israeli linguist who writes frequently on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. ... Amnon Rubinstein Amnon Rubinstein (born 1931) is an Israeli scholar, politician, and columnist. ... Ariel Rubinstein (born April 13, 1951) is an economist who works in game theory. ... Anita Shapira is founder of the Yitzhak Rabin Center for Israel Studies, Ruben Merenfeld Professor of the Study of Zionism and head of the Weizmann Institute for the Study of Zionism at Tel Aviv University. ... Edna Shavit is professor in the Drama department in the University of Tel Aviv, and HaLevi theatre prize winner for the year 2006, for her lifes work in the theatre and university. ... Boris Tsirelson is an Israeli mathematician and Professor of Mathematics in the Tel Aviv University in Israel. ... Moshe Wolman is an Israeli neuropathologist, born 1914, Warsaw, Poland. ... Amotz Zahavi is an Israeli Evolutionary Biologist from Tel-Aviv University, and one of the founders of the Israeli Society for the Protection of Nature. ...

Notable alumni

Prof. ... Shlomo Ben-Ami (born July 17, 1943) is an Israeli diplomat, politician and author. ... Yochai Benkler speaking at UC Berkeley Boalt Hall School of law on 27 April 2006. ... Mohammad Barakeh, Israeli Arab politician. ... Ran Cohen (in Hebrew רן כהן) (born June 20, 1937) is an Israeli politician and Knesset member of Yachad party. ... Dan Gillerman (born in Israel in 1944) is the 13th Israels Permanent Representative to the United Nations. ... Tzachi Hanegbi (Hebrew: צחי הנגבי) (born February 26, 1957) is an Israeli politician. ... Ron Huldai was first elected Mayor of Tel Aviv-Jaffa in 1998. ... Tel-Aviv was founded on empty dunes north of the existing city of Jaffa. ... This article contains information that has not been verified and thus might not be reliable. ... Efraim Karsh is Professor and Head of Mediterranean Studies at Kings College London. ... Yosef (Tommy) Lapid (in Hebrew יוסף (טומי) לפיד, b. ... Amnon Lipkin-Shahak (Hebrew: אמנון ליפקין-שחק, born March 18th, 1944) was the chief of staff of the Israel Defense Forces, and later Israeli Minister of Tourism and Transport. ... Yitzhak Mordechai (Hebrew: יצחק מרדכי, born November 22, 1944) was a Major General in the Israeli army, and later Israeli Minister of Defense and of Transport. ... Yitshak Orpaz (born 1923) is an Israeli writer. ... Ophir Pines-Paz Ophir Pines-Paz (in Hebrew אופיר פינס - פז) (born July 11, 1961) is the Israeli Interior Minister and a Knesset member. ... Haim Ramon (born 10 April 1950) is an Israeli Labour politician. ... Ilan Ramon (Hebrew: אילן רמון) (June 20, 1954 – February 1, 2003) was a combat pilot in the Israeli Air Force and later Israels first astronaut and space shuttle payload specialist of STS-107 (Columbia) who was killed when the craft disintegrated during reentry into the Earths atmosphere. ... Gideon Saar (in Hebrew גדעון סער) (born September 12, 1966) is a member of the Knesset (Israeli Parliament) from the Likud party. ... Adi Shamir at the CRYPTO 2003 conference. ... In cryptography, RSA is an algorithm for public-key encryption. ... Simon Shaheen (b. ... Silvan Shalom Silvan Shalom â–¶(?) (Hebrew סילבן שלום) (born 1958) is an Israeli politician and current Foreign Minister of Israel, having been appointed in 2003 by the current Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon. ... (Hebrew: אֲרִיאֵל שָׁרוֹן, also known by his diminutive Arik) (born February 26, 1928) is a former Israeli politician and a retired general. ... Batsheva Zeisler is an Israeli vocalist, actress, and voice coach. ... Abdel Rahman Zuabi (born 1933/34?; also transliterated Abd-er-Rahman Zoabi) is an Israeli judge. ...

See also

There are eight official universities in Israel. ... Tel-Aviv was founded on empty dunes north of the existing city of Jaffa. ...

External link

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  Results from FactBites:
 
Tel Aviv University - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (276 words)
TAU was founded in 1956 when the Tel Aviv School of Law and Economics, an Institute of Natural Sciences, and an Institute of Jewish Studies joined together to form the University.
TAU received its autonomy from the Tel Aviv municipalty in 1963, when its campus near the northern Tel Aviv neighborhood of Ramat Aviv was established.
TAU is comprised of nine faculties, 106 departments, and 90 research institutes.
Tel Aviv - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1935 words)
The settlement in the area of modern southern Tel Aviv (the neighbourhoods of Neve Shalom and Neve Tsedek) was started in the 1880s as a substitute for the relatively expensive Arab neighbourhoods of Jaffa.
The Tel Aviv Rowing Club, which was established as early as 1935 on the banks of the Yarkon River, is the biggest rowing club in Israel.
Tel Aviv's airport is Dov Hoz Airport Sde Dov (code: SDV), located at the north of the city and serves as a major airport for domestic flights.
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