Postdoctoral Fellows - Checklist for day of arrival

updated: 07.12.2022

Shalom and Welcome,


Here are a few things to be taken care of as soon as possible:


  1. Opening a bank account: please make sure you have with you:

    • A working mobile phone (you can purchase a sim card when you arrive)

    • Your TIN number for the bank forms (tax paying identification number)

    • The Tel Aviv acceptance letter

    • Your passport

    • An additional identification card with your photo.

      These are the banks that are closest to the dorms and offer to open bank accounts to foreign citizens:

      • Hapoalim bank, branch on 33 Aba Akhime'ir st.

      • Hapoalim Bank, branch on 43 Brodetski St.

      • Discount bank, branch on 34 Yehuda Ha-Nasi st. 
  2. Activating your TAU email account and updating your bank details according to the instructions.

  3. Registering for a Student Card.

  4. Uploading your information for the TAU Physics Postdoc Website.

  5. Registering for a Safety Guidance.

  6. Short Orientation Visit with TAU International:

    TAU International office is the central office for all international students and researchers at the TAU community

    For any non-academic matters, please contact:

    Research Students Liaisons:

    Main TAUi Office:


For future academic travel, you will be requested to complete these academic travel forms and contact the administrative assistant of your department:



Please see the University's Welcome Kit and the PhD & Postdocs Handbook for additional information.




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