Making a decision to study abroad can be exciting but it can also be a bit stressful. All your friends want to go to Barcelona while others want to go to Greece or Paris. While those are all great locations, Israel is one that is often bypassed. Where else can you get a combination of beach, history, and top notch education?
Well, there is a place called Tel Aviv University (TAU). This international university has everything you want and need in a study abroad experience. Here are 5 reasons you should consider studying abroad in Tel Aviv University:
Tel Aviv University is located in Ramat Aviv, the hippest and most high end neighborhood in Tel Aviv. Minutes away from the beach and city life, this university campus has so much to offer! Tel Aviv is also home to celebrities, tourist from all over the world, and young professional Israelis. While many criticize Tel Avivians for living in a “Bubble”, you will quickly learn that everything and anything happens in Tel Aviv.
2. International Student Body
If you are interested in making friends from all over the world, TAU is the right place. People from all walks of life attend this university. Known for its unique international programs and top notch professors, TAU is made up of an international student body like no other. Meet people from Europe, Russia, South America, Africa, etc… This diversity adds to the classroom dynamic and gives you the opportunity to learn from other cultures.
During your semester abroad, you will take English-taught courses and a Hebrew Ulpan course. Learn how to live like a local and get university credit. The professors at TAU are field experts and active professionals. At TAU, students are able to learn from these experts and build unique relationships.
Now to the fun part; TAU is a playground of activities that can vary from going to the beach to biking the streets of Tel Aviv. There is so much to do; the only problem you will run into is how to balance your time. TAU has weekly and social events that vary from salsa dancing to Krav Maga.
Last but not least, forget Ibiza and Miami. Tel Aviv has the world’s best night life and the best looking people in the world. Studying abroad at TAU has it’s perks, every school year the international program has a committee that sets up events for international and Israeli students to mingle and have fun. This means exclusive entry to the best venues in Tel Aviv and private parties just for TAU students.
To learn more about Tel Aviv University's study abroad program, click here.