Tel Aviv University - International Summer Institute 2018

Tel Aviv University - International Summer Institute 2018

Published: 12 January 2018

Join Tel Aviv for the summer of your life! Learn about topics facing Israel today from TAU’s world-renowned faculty. Perfect your Hebrew, Arabic, or Yiddish. Explore the country alongside our friendly, enthusiastic staff on our academic and/or combined track programs for undergraduates. Advanced undergraduates and graduate students can delve into one of four exciting subject areas in the specialized programs. A full schedule of social and cultural activities complements each program, giving you the chance to get to know your classmates from all over the world.


Included programs that most suit our academic calendar for 2018 (there are more options available):

- CyberSecurity: June 27 - July 21 (plus Cyber Week June 16 - optional)

For the past three decades, the State of Israel, “The Start-Up Nation,” has maintained its position as a leading powerhouse for cybersecurity innovation. We invite you to join us as we examine both the world of cyber warfare and security threats as well as the fundamental technologies of cybersecurity systems, including: Cryptology; Hash Function; Crypto-Techniques; Asymmetric Encryption; and much more.

Middle East & Conflict Studies: June 10 - July 21

Students enrolling in this summer program will have the chance to examine the Middle East from an insider’s perspective and gain a nuanced understanding of the key transformations taking place in the region. All courses offer at least one day-long excursion to compliment the in-class coursework.

Business & Entrepreneurship in the Start-Up Nation: June 27 - July 21

There is no better place to study business and entrepreneurship than in one of the most innovative cities to ever exist. Tel Aviv, dubbed the “Start-Up Capital” of the world, is highly recognized as a major player in the fields of innovation, R & D and entrepreneurship. Beyond Tel Aviv, the State of Israel has more venture capital per capita and more startups than any other country in the world. Israeli innovation and entrepreneurship has brought the world jump drives, instant messaging, cherry tomatoes, drip irrigation, and so much more.

- Language programs available in Hebrew, Arabic and Yiddish

- PG programs include: Advanced Epidemiology and Preventative Medicine, Israel's National Security Challenges in the Changing Middle East, Food Safety & Security and Smart Cities


Students should apply directly to the University via their website.

If you wish to transfer credit for the program, you must first seek approval from your faculty for credit transfer through Cross-Institutional EnrolmentFor more information see - Applying for credit and funding for your overseas short course.

Risk assessment

All programs involve some degree of risk to participants. If you choose to source a provider on your own, please remember to do some research on them first and ensure that they are a legitimate organisation and that the product they offer will definitely meet your requirements. Students are therefore advised to undertake their own risk assessment before departure and any participation in these programs is at their own risk.

Before departure

All students should register their travel with UNSW. You should also undertake a risk assessment before heading overseas. For more information see - How to prepare for departure.

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