אוניברסיטת תל אביב (Hebrew)
|Motto||בעקבות הלא נודע (Hebrew)|
Motto in English
|Pursuing the Unknown|
|Students||26,570 (2019)|
|Campus||Urban, 220 acres (89 ha)|
|Colors|| Black |
|Affiliations||Mediterranean Universities Union|
Tel Aviv University (TAU; Hebrew: אוּנִיבֶרְסִיטַת תֵּל אָבִיב, Universitat Tel Aviv) is a public research university in Tel Aviv, Israel. With over 30,000 students, it is the largest university in the country. Located in northwest Tel Aviv, the university is the center of teaching and research of the city, comprising 9 faculties, 17 teaching hospitals, 18 performing arts centers, 27 schools, 106 departments, 340 research centers, and 400 laboratories.
Tel Aviv University originated in 1956 when three education units merged to form the university. The original 69-hectare (170-acre) campus was expanded and now makes up 89 hectares (220 acres) in Tel Aviv's Ramat Aviv neighborhood.