TEL AVIV UNIVERSITY

Address
PO BOX 39040
TEL AVIV, FO 6139001
IS
Contact
Website: http://www.tau.ac.il
Phone: +1 (212) 742-9030
Nonprofit
NTEE: B43 - University or Technological Institute
EIN: 98-0391928

Mission

THE UNIVERSITY'S PRIMARY EXEMPT PURPOSE IS TO PROMOTE AND DEVELOP EDUCATION, INSTRUCTION AND RESEARCH IN ALL FIELDS OF SCIENCE AND CULTURE IN AN ENVIRONMENT FREE OF BIAS AND DISCRIMINATION, WITHOUT DIFFERENTIATION BY REASON OF RELIGION, RACE AND GENDER.
 20172016201520142013
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1966
Subsection code03
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Number of employees896986648879  
Number of people compensated >$100k000  
Number of volunteers100100100  
Number of highly compensated contractors000  
Personnel
Stmt, Please
TitleN/AN/AN/A  
Name of key/compensated personPLEASE SEE STMTPLEASE SEE STMTPLEASE SEE STMT  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org0.00.00.0  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.00.00.0  
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesTHE UNIVERSITY'S PRIMARY EXEMPT PURPOSE IS TO PROMOTE AND DEVELOP EDUCATION, INSTRUCTION AND RESEARCH IN ALL FIELDS OF SCIENCE AND CULTURE IN AN ENVIRONMENTTHE UNIVERSITY'S PRIMARY EXEMPT PURPOSE IS TO PROMOTE AND DEVELOP EDUCATION, INSTRUCTION AND RESEARCH IN ALL FIELDS OF SCIENCE AND CULTURE IN AN ENVIRONMENTTHE UNIVERSITY'S PRIMARY EXEMPT PURPOSE IS TO PROMOTE AND DEVELOP EDUCATION, INSTRUCTION AND RESEARCH IN ALL FIELDS OF SCIENCE AND CULTURE IN AN ENVIRONMENT  
Program service expenses, total$545,274,503.00$559,987,760.00$562,019,130.00  
Programs, including revenue & expenses
TEL AVIV UNIVERSITY IS NOW ISRAEL'S LARGEST AND MOST COMPREHENSIVE INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING WITH OVER 30,000 STUDENTS. THE UNIVERSITY STRIVES TO CREATE A CULTURE OF EQUALITY AND AN ENVIRONMENT OF TEACHING AND STUDY. ITS AIM IS TO PROMOTE AND DEVELOP EDUCATION. TOWARDS THIS END, THE UNIVERSITY HAS GRANTED SCHOLARSHIPS TOWARDS THE FOLLOWING NUMBERS OF DEGREE STUDENTS: BACHELOR'S DEGREES 1,214GRADUATE FELLOWSHIPS 2,366 DOCTORAL FELLOWHIPS 1,354
Program expenses$440,431,252.00$430,249,716.00$497,945,384.00  
Program revenue$116,540,380.00$111,884,779.00$111,640,168.00  
Grants and allocations made$35,951,544.00$34,787,653.00$51,646,001.00  
Program descriptionTEL AVIV UNIVERSITY IS NOW ISRAEL'S LARGEST AND MOST COMPREHENSIVE INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING WITH OVER 30,000 STUDENTS. THE UNIVERSITY STRIVES TO CREATE A CULTURE OF EQUALITY AND AN ENVIRONMENT OF TEACHING AND STUDY. ITS AIM IS TO PROMOTE AND DEVELOP EDUCATION. TOWARDS THIS END, THE UNIVERSITY HAS GRANTED SCHOLARSHIPS TOWARDS THE FOLLOWING NUMBERS OF DEGREE STUDENTS: BACHELOR'S DEGREES 1,214GRADUATE FELLOWSHIPS 2,366 DOCTORAL FELLOWHIPS 1,354TEL AVIV UNIVERSITY IS NOW ISRAEL'S LARGEST AND MOST COMPREHENSIVE INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING WITH OVER 30,000 STUDENTS. THE UNIVERSITY STRIVES TO CREATE A CULTURE OF EQUALITY AND AN ENVIRONMENT OF TEACHING AND STUDY. ITS AIM IS TO PROMOTE AND DEVELOP EDUCATION. TOWARDS THIS END, THE UNIVERSITY HAS GRANTED SCHOLARSHIPS TOWARDS THE FOLLOWING NUMBERS OF DEGREE STUDENTS: BACHELOR'S DEGREES 1,214 GRADUATE FELLOWSHIPS 2,447 DOCTORAL FELLOWHIPS 1,457TEL AVIV UNIVERSITY IS NOW ISRAEL'S LARGEST AND MOST COMPREHENSIVE INSTITUTION OF HIGHER LEARNING WITH OVER 30,000 STUDENTS. THE UNIVERSITY STRIVES TO CREATE A CULTURE OF EQUALITY AND AN ENVIRONMENT OF TEACHING AND STUDY. ITS AIM IS TO PROMOTE AND DEVELOP EDUCATION. TOWARDS THIS END, THE UNIVERSITY HAS GRANTED SCHOLARSHIPS TOWARDS THE FOLLOWING NUMBERS OF DEGREE STUDENTS: BACHELOR'S DEGREES 1,094 GRADUATE FELLOWSHIPS 2,281 DOCTORAL FELLOWHIPS 1,363  
THE UNIVERSITY ESTABLISHES PROGRAMS OF RESEARCH AND INSTRUCTION, AND ANY ACTIVITY FOR THE ADVANCEMENT AND DISSEMINATION OF ALL FIELDS OF SCIENCE AND CULTURE. THIS INCLUDES ALL OF THEIR RESEARCH AND EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS. THE UNVIERSITY GRANTED 360 RESEARCH ALLOWANCES (POST-DOCTORAL POSITIONS) DURING THE FISCAL PERIOD. THE UNIVERSITY HAS NINE FACULTIES, 125 DEPARTMENTS AND 90 RESEARCH INSTITUTES.
Program expenses$104,843,251.00$129,738,044.00$64,073,746.00  
Program revenue$19,731,652.00$16,865,354.00$14,365,439.00  
Grants and allocations made$30,891,471.00$27,378,393.00$6,645,613.00  
Program descriptionTHE UNIVERSITY ESTABLISHES PROGRAMS OF RESEARCH AND INSTRUCTION, AND ANY ACTIVITY FOR THE ADVANCEMENT AND DISSEMINATION OF ALL FIELDS OF SCIENCE AND CULTURE. THIS INCLUDES ALL OF THEIR RESEARCH AND EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS. THE UNVIERSITY GRANTED 360 RESEARCH ALLOWANCES (POST-DOCTORAL POSITIONS) DURING THE FISCAL PERIOD. THE UNIVERSITY HAS NINE FACULTIES, 125 DEPARTMENTS AND 90 RESEARCH INSTITUTES.THE UNIVERSITY ESTABLISHES PROGRAMS OF RESEARCH AND INSTRUCTION, AND ANY ACTIVITY FOR THE ADVANCEMENT AND DISSEMINATION OF ALL FIELDS OF SCIENCE AND CULTURE. THIS INCLUDES ALL OF THEIR RESEARCH AND EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS. THE UNVIERSITY GRANTED 321 RESEARCH ALLOWANCES (POST-DOCTORAL POSITIONS) DURING THE FISCAL PERIOD. THE UNIVERSITY HAS NINE FACULTIES, 125 DEPARTMENTS AND 90 RESEARCH INSTITUTES.THE UNIVERSITY ESTABLISHES PROGRAMS OF RESEARCH AND INSTRUCTION, AND ANY ACTIVITY FOR THE ADVANCEMENT AND DISSEMINATION OF ALL FIELDS OF SCIENCE AND CULTURE. THIS INCLUDES ALL OF THEIR RESEARCH AND EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS. THE UNVIERSITY GRANTED 313 RESEARCH ALLOWANCES (POST-DOCTORAL POSITIONS) DURING THE FISCAL PERIOD. THE UNIVERSITY HAS NINE FACULTIES, 125 DEPARTMENTS AND 90 RESEARCH INSTITUTES.  
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$714,700,332.00$704,692,170.00$660,392,115.00  
Revenue from contributions (total)$534,207,918.00$537,484,762.00$497,654,774.00  
Revenue from noncash contributions$140,577.00$5,613.00   
Investment income, current yr$20,087,505.00$19,247,344.00$21,220,302.00  
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$534,207,918.00$537,484,762.00$497,654,774.00  
Other revenue, current yr$24,132,877.00$19,209,931.00$15,511,432.00  
Program service revenue (total)$136,272,032.00$128,750,133.00$126,005,607.00  
Sources of contributions
Revenue from gov't grants$343,028,620.00$354,971,527.00$330,183,278.00  
Revenue from all other contributions$191,179,298.00$182,513,235.00$167,471,496.00  
Other types of revenue
Royalties (total)$1,680,291.00$1,893,028.00$4,085,139.00  
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$17,050,724.00$12,792,954.00$10,349,056.00  
Net revenue from gaming (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Investment income$23,089,460.00$21,273,211.00$19,684,183.00  
Net rental income$5,401,862.00$4,523,949.00$1,077,237.00  
Net income from fundraising events$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Net inventory sales (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$690,109,372.00$707,415,092.00$633,889,656.00  
Total functional expenses: program service $545,274,503.00$559,987,760.00$562,019,130.00  
Total functional expenses: management and general$138,861,505.00$141,554,793.00$65,309,399.00  
Total functional expenses: fundraising$5,973,364.00$5,872,539.00$6,561,127.00  
Fees for services
Lobbying fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Legal fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Fundraising service fees (total)$5,973,364.00$5,872,539.00$4,737,701.00  
General management fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Investment management fees (total)$898,019.00$687,844.00$621,658.00  
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$1,993,176,537.00$1,375,700,639.00$1,306,863,880.00  
Total assets, beginning of year$1,375,700,639.00$1,306,863,880.00$1,342,430,311.00  
Total liabilities$1,220,924,058.00$454,171,636.00$420,658,681.00  
Total liabilities, beginning of year$454,171,636.00$420,658,681.00$438,142,896.00  
Pledges & accounts receivable, net$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Loans & receivables from key persons$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr-$55,031,737.00$136,304,416.00$124,526,382.00  
Temporarily restricted net assets$249,003,117.00$233,410,058.00$223,383,635.00  
Permanently restricted net assets, end of yr$578,281,099.00$551,814,529.00$538,295,182.00  
Net assets$772,252,479.00$921,529,003.00$886,205,199.00  
Net assets, beginning of year$921,529,003.00$886,205,199.00$904,287,415.00  
Other liabilities$1,085,394,447.00$343,234,167.00$327,666,838.00  
Bond liabilities$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Intangible assets$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other assets$134,450,553.00$129,134,912.00$114,385,674.00  
Investments: other securities$114,588,835.00$34,523,683.00$34,495,285.00  
Investments: publicly traded securities$817,527,628.00$756,624,002.00$712,803,722.00  
Cash: non-interest bearing$65,665,628.00$40,162,320.00$52,184,043.00  
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$40,162,320.00$52,184,043.00$40,733,152.00  
Investments -- program-related$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Escrow or custodial account liability$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Loans and other payables to key persons$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Grants payable$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Inventories for sale or use$366,109.00$312,666.00$296,712.00  
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$24,590,960.00-$2,722,922.00$26,502,459.00  
Advertising (total)$4,592,519.00$3,833,954.00$2,088,708.00  
Savings & temp cash investment$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Accounts receivable, net$61,336,356.00$50,828,367.00$47,992,098.00  
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$98,548,880.00$76,971,530.00$60,824,369.00  
Deferred revenue$36,980,731.00$33,965,939.00$32,167,474.00  
Unsecured notes & loans to unrelated parties$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Secured mortgages and notes payable$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Total net assets or fund balances$772,252,479.00$921,529,003.00$886,205,199.00  
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$13,716,634.00$10,359,766.00$9,770,584.00  
Payment to affiliates$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members503489454  
Number of independent voting members50300  
Financial sheets were auditedTrueTrueTrue  
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrue  
Tax year start date2016-10-012015-10-012014-10-01  
Tax year end date2017-09-012016-09-012015-09-012014-09-012013-09-01
Indicators for schedules (selected)
Org has controlled entityTrueTrueTrue  
Org transacted with controlled entityTrueTrueTrue  
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990  
IRS schema version2016v3.12015v3.02014v6.0  
Filing identifier201840589349300704201732269349301638201642259349302369  
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