Located in Israel's cultural, financial, and business heartland, Tel-Aviv University is the largest comprehensive research university in Israel. Comprising 9 faculties, 24 Schools and 105 departments, the university has over a hundred research centers and institutes. On top of the extensive range of study programs that TAU offers its 29,000 students, over the years Tel Aviv University has introduced an ever-increasing number of interdisciplinary programs in vital new fields, such as nanoscience and nanotechnology, bioinformatics and biotechnology.
Among the university's 1,000 faculty members are internationally renowned scientists who have made a major contribution to their respective fields.
The commercial arm of TAU, Ramot at TAU Ltd., has many years of experience in translating basic research achievements to products that benefit society.
Tel Aviv University participates in the European Framework Programmes since the 5th Framework Programme. With participation in 50 projects in FP5 and 75 projects in FP6. Since the beginning of FP7 Tel Aviv University is part of over 150 winning projects, several of them as the coordinator.