Last updated October 21st 2017

With amazing universities and colleges, loads of courses in English, and study subsidies if you have just made aliyah, now is a great time to invest some time in yourself, learn about something that you’re passionate about, and improve your attractiveness on the jobs market. Here are some of our favourite places to study in English in Tel Aviv (and the Gush Dan area).

All of these universities and colleges will be exhibiting at this week’s TLV Opportunities Jobs + Education Fair  – and they have a combined 40 courses currently available in English! Register for the Jobs Fair here and we’ll send your details to the universities and colleges, plus we’ve got an amazing giveaway for the first 100 people to register!

Tel Aviv University International School

Chaim Levanon St 30, Tel Aviv

Join over 2,000 Internationals from over 80 countries studying in English in a university with a truly global reputation! Get access to the best of TAU’s top-tier academics, build close connections to institutions and companies in Israel and worldwide, be part of their amazing alumni network, and enjoy all of this in the heart of Tel Aviv, the Mediterranean city that we all can’t get enough of. You will gain real-world professional expertise through internships, guest lectures, and workshops with some of Israel’s leading experts.

For courses in English, choose from 2 undergraduate degrees, 14 Masters degrees (including the World-Famous Sofaer Coller Global MBA), PHDs, study abroad programs, and summer courses. Read more


IDC International School

Kanfei Nesharim St 2, Herzliya

Modelled on distinguished small colleges in the United States, IDC Herzliya is a non-profit corporate entity dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in education and research. Its founders aimed to create an Israeli university for the third millennium – a university where personal achievement goes hand in hand with social responsibility. It has the largest international school in Israel, with 2,000 international students from 86 different countries – 1/4 of all students are internationals!

IDC Herzliya has been ranked for the last five years the most successful start-up university in Israel and outside of the United States, ranking 1 in Israel and 21 in the world, and number 1 for student satisfaction. For courses in English, choose from 6 undergraduate degrees (including the world-class BA in Communications), 6 masters degrees, and 3 MBA programs, and more than 80 exchange programs with leading universities from around the world. Read more

Bar Ilan University

Ramat Gan

Bar Ilan University is the largest and one of the highest-rated academic institutions in the country. With over 32,000 students, state-of-the-art facilities, and renowned academic staff, you have access to resources on par with the best universities in the world! Intwined in its DNA is a beautiful dedication to integrating Jewish culture and tradition into all programs.

Bar-Ilan University offers a wide selection of undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs that are recognized globally, including a number of international degrees that are taught in English. The International MBA program is a 1 year program taught entirely in English in the Startup Nation. Join their IMBA program in Israel in Bar-Ilan University and learn entrepreneurship, global management, finance and marketing. Study with a talented and diverse community that is an invaluable lifelong network. Get the business skills you need to succeed. Read more


College of Law & Business

Ramat Gan

For over 20 years, The College of Law and Business (CLB) has been dedicated to preparing the next generation of Israeli lawyers and businesspeople for challenges facing the 21st century. CLB recognizes the importance of global exposure in the business and legal fields, and therefore offers a unique series of English programs and educational exchange programs with partner universities worldwide, all dedicated to preparing students to face the evolving and dynamic global challenges.

Another major aspect is the CLB approach towards creating a stronger society. Students participate in legal clinics, tutoring programs and mentoring activities, receiving hands-on experience while making a positive impact on society. CLB faculty members are leaders in their industries fields, and have acquired their degrees and have pursued their post-doctorates at the finest universities in the world. They are an integral part of the academic arena, in which cutting-edge research, stimulating workshops, scholarly publications and international conferences take place. Read more

Citizen Cafe OOlpan

Mindspace Rothschild, Rothschild 45, Tel Aviv

Ok – so this is a bit of a cheat as this is an Ulpan not an academic course – but we had to include them because they are so awesome! The new urban ulpan by Citizen Cafe in Tel Aviv offers 10-week courses focused on conversational spoken Hebrew, combined with the most relevant Hebrew used in work and personal life. The goal is to get students speaking naturally and more intuitively, by re-shaping and transforming the learning process to a highly practical, motivational and fun Hebrew learning experience – with immediate results in real daily life. Read more

All of these universities and colleges will be exhibiting at this week’s TLV Opportunities  Jobs + Education Fair – and they have a combined 40 courses currently available in English! Register for the Jobs Fair here and we’ll send your details to the universities and colleges, plus we’ve got an amazing giveaway for the first 100 people to register!

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