Medicine - Undergraduate Programs
The Sackler Faculty of Medicine
Up to date 23.1.2017
Studies leading to the M.D. degree (0111)
Completion time for the program is seven years, as follows:
- Pre-clinical studies – three years.
- Clinical studies – three years.
- Internship – one year.
Registration and Admission for the First Year
Registration ends on March 31, 2017. Candidates must apply to Medicine as their first choice only, or as a second choice if the first choice is Medicine for Holders of a BA.
Starting next academic year 2017/18, all application documents must be submitted till March31, 2017 (including Psychometric score).
Israeli Citizens, with a minimum score of 700 on the Psychometric Entrance Examinations. They must take the Psychometric Examination by February 2017.
This includes foreign citizens with the status of Residents.
SAT/ACT scores will not be accepted for M.D School of Medicine as a substitute to the Psychometric Entrance exam.
English Language Requirements
Candidates should achieve an Advanced 2 Level grade of at least 120 in the English Placement Examination within the framework of the Psychometric Examination, or at least 220 in the Amir Exam. Students must reach an exempt level before the beginning of the second year. The last Amir Exam permitted is on February 2017.
Hebrew Language Requirements
Students who hold certificates from abroad must reach "Level Guimel" (a score of at least 105 points) until February 2017.
Non-Cognitive Evaluation Tests for Medical School
Applicants to the Tel Aviv University Medical School undergo a qualifying procedure in an evaluation center, Mor/Mirkam exam. There will be a charge for the Mor/Mirkam evaluations.
Additional not-cognitivecomputerized tests are required.
For further binding information concerning the non-cognitive tests, please see the Hebrew website.
Some candidates may be required to undergo an additional test or interview.
Matriculation Grade Equivalencies
Candidates with qualifications from abroad are permitted to substitute their matriculation grades as follows:
Academic Education from Recognized Institutions Abroad: Candidates, who have studied in a recognized institution abroad and have completed a minimum of 40 semester credits with a minimum grade of 80 or a full degree with a minimum grade of 80. The grade point average for partial or full academic (BA) education from abroad is calculated as follows: 50% from the Psychometric examination and 50% from the grade point average of the institution from abroad. It is emphasized that accepted candidates enter the first year of studies only, even if they have received exemptions for earlier studies.
Candidates holding a high school diploma from abroad who took the preparatory program (Mechina) in the Natural Sciences or Exact Sciences track at a recognized Israeli university with an average grade of 90. The Mechina certificate and grades must be submitted by March 30, 2017. Mechina students of current academic year 2016/17 are not eligible to apply to Medicine and Dental Medicine for the academic year 2017/18. Such students may apply at the earliest for the academic year 2018/19.
Candidates must prove knowledge of Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics by taking one of the following alternatives:
- The Israeli matriculation examinations in Chemistry at a minimum level of 3 units and Mathematics and Physics at 5 units
- Recognized pre-academic matriculation examinations at a minimum level of 3 units in Chemistry and 5 in Physics and Mathematics
- University examinations in Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics
- Final examinations in a summer Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics courses at Tel Aviv University. The courses begin in June. For details please see the Hebrew website.
General requirements for registration
- Matriculation grades and transcripts of under-graduate degree studies.
- Photocopy of Identity Card or Passport page stating personal details (birth date, etc.) or a photocopy of Birth Certificate.
- “Declaration of Health” and “Personal Declaration” form No.14 A and B (see the Hebrew website) signed by the applicant.
- All male students are required to produce an official document from the police certifying that they have no record of sexual assaults.
- All students will be required to be vaccinated according to the Israeli Department of Health Regulations. This requirement is mandatory for passing to the second year.
- All students are required to have a personal laptop for their studying use at all times.
There is no registration for advanced years.
Letters acceptance/rejection will be sent fron August until two weeks after the beginning of the academic year.
B.Sc. Combined Program in Life and Medical Sciences (0104)
A combined undergraduate program toward a B.Sc. degree in Life and Medical Sciences. The objective of the program is to provide graduates with comprehensive knowledge of the basic mechanisms of Biology with particular emphasis on a medical perspective. The program combines studies in the faculties of Medicine and Life Sciences and will enable eligibility of the graduates to continue in either of the Faculties for advanced degree training without the need for additional pre-requisite studies. The graduates of this combined program are to be the researchers and professionals of the future in the fields of Bio-Medical Research in the Universities, Research Institutes, Hospitals, and Bio-Medical Industries.
The program, which is unique to Tel Aviv University, is limited to 70 students, who benefit from individual counseling and guidance for construction of personalized course and program itineraries.
Candidates may not list this program as a second choice.
The MD Graduate Program (0102)
The Program is applicable to candidates who hold a B.A or B.Sc. degree.
Completion time for this program is five years, as follows:
- Pre-clinical studies – two years
- Clinical studies – two years
- Practical work – twelve months (including one month vacation)
Registration ends on February 27, 2017.
All candidates, including those studying at Tel Aviv University in a different program (including core courses in Biology), must apply to the MD graduate program (0102).
Complete and detailed information can be found in the Hebrew Information website which is the legally binding version.
The New York State/American Program
The Sackler School of Medicine New York State/American Program of Tel Aviv University offers a four-year MD program. The curriculum and course of study are patterned after U.S. medical schools. All courses are taught in English.
To apply, you must be a citizen or permanent resident of the U.S. or Canada.
To see eligibility and entrance requirements, please visit our program's web site.
Office of Admissions in New York:
Sackler School of Medicine
17 E. 62nd St., New York, NY 10065
Telephone: (212) 688-8811.
Tuition differs from the regular University fee.