New York University is expected to establish a research institute at Tel Aviv
University starting next academic year, as part of a network of about a dozen
research centers that the American university operates worldwide.
institute will focus on various areas of study including exact sciences, life
sciences, law, humanities and the arts, among others. Researchers from Tel Aviv
will travel to New York City and joint projects are expected to be
Ra’anan Rein, vice president of Tel Aviv University, said that
the move should serve as “a springboard to expand cooperation between the two