Our Mission

TEL AVIV UNIVERSITY is a cultural, scientific and entrepreneurial mecca in the heart of the startup nation. It is Israel's largest university, guided by a vision to expand its multidisciplinary academic programs and deepen its global footprint by establishing new partnerships with institutions abroad. Established in 1956, Tel Aviv University is Israel's most comprehensive center of higher learning, with nine faculties, 27 schools, 98 departments and 337 research centers, institutes and chairs. AMERICAN FRIENDS pursue the advancement of Tel Aviv University in the United States, raising funds, awareness, and influence by attracting the best faculty and students, expanding TAU's game-changing collaborative research efforts, and ensuring that TAU is able to lead Israel's contributions to all humankind.