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The Entrepreneurship Semester Abroad is a 4 months program that combines intensive entrepreneurship studies, startup work experience, and exposure to the Israeli innovation ecosystem.
Academic credits: gain 15 IDC academic credits.
The program is a great fit for students and young professionals who want to:
• Learn about Entrepreneurship.
• Work on a venture.
• Gain academic credits.
• Gain work experience.
• Have an adventure of a lifetime.
Venture creation studies – during the 4 months of the program, students develop entrepreneurial ventures in teams. Throughout the course students learn methods and thought processes supporting the project creation, including coming up with ideas, evaluating ideas, competitive research, customer discovery, presentation skills, and more. At the end of the program, students will have created a business plan, venture presentation, and more.
IDC courses – the IDC offers full bachelor degrees in English in Entrepreneurship, Communications, Psychology, Business Administration, Economics, Government and Computer Science. Almost all courses from these different schools are open to our Entrepreneurship Semester Abroad students.
For those wanting to get a 100% entrepreneurship experience, the Adelson School (ASE) provide students with the training, expertise, and resources needed to launch the next generation of successful ventures. The courses focus on experiential learning and combine academics with hands-on entrepreneurship.
Our program includes a portion of Hebrew learning. Understanding the local language can significantly enhance your experience and help you immerse yourself in the local culture.
As part of the program, participants get to intern at Israeli startup companies for four months. Whether you’re interested in spicing up your resume with work abroad or want to gain insights in to the entrepreneurial environment, the experience is invaluable.
Our staff matches program participants and companies to best fit participants’ interests. Companies are selected from a database of hundreds of startups in Tel Aviv.
Field trips and company visits
To add the final touch of inspiration to the mix of academic learning, venture creation, and work experience, we take participants to visit successful companies and hear talks from industry leaders. Participants are exposed to different industries and innovation opportunities as well as mingle with influencers and meet fellow Israelis.
In addition to our core curriculum that revolves around entrepreneurship, our program includes a variety of cultural and enrichment activities. As part of the IDC international community, we welcome you to participate in trips, holiday celebrations, and joint events with other groups on campus.
Be prepared to:
• Explore Tel Aviv’s nightlife
• Go on beautiful hikes and bike trips
• Celebrate local and international holidays
• Relax on the beach or at the park on free evenings and weekends
• And much much more…