Tel-Aviv University (TAU) - Tel Aviv University (TAU) is the highest educational institution in Israel. It belongs to the largest universities of the country and is a non-profit public university. It was founded in 1953 after the union of several educational institutions: the School of Economics and Law, the Institute of Natural Sciences, the Institute of Judaica, operating in Tel Aviv.
The academic activity of the university, aimed at studying medicine, is considered to be the strongest in this institution. This is the most prestigious faculty, which has increased requirements for students and prepares high-level specialists, capable of making innovative decisions and participating in the development of new methods of treating patients. The specificity of training a future medical practitioner here lies in long-term training, including theory, practice and research activities. In the process of preparation, great attention is paid to issues of professional medical ethics.
In addition to medical orientation, among the curricula can be identified the study of art, engineering, technology and innovation. The University conducts engineering research in these areas in close cooperation with industrial corporations. Currently, students of the engineering department are involved in the research project DIMES, launched the goal to create a virtual map of the Internet. This is an international project, of which TAU students are also a part.