Tel Aviv University
TEL AVIV UNIVERSITY
In 1953 the city of Tel Aviv founded the university to meet the higher education needs of the populous, developing area.
The university offers programs in the arts and sciences within the nine faculties of engineering, exact sciences, humanities, law, life sciences, management, medicine, social sciences, and visual and performing arts, as well as schools of dental medicine, social work, education, and environmental studies. In 2002 the student population was approximately 26,000.