IDC - iASE - Intern & Study Entrepreneurship

Program Description

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.


Hebrew learning:

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.


The Experience

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…



From Air Traffic Control to Tel Aviv University


Masa prepa sciences de la sante, architecture & ingenierie Ariel universite

Program Description

A unique program for young French speakers who excel in their studies and have a "Bagrut" certificate in science.
The program provides academic preparation for prestigious degrees in university.
The degrees include:
Health Care studies- Pre-Medicine, Physical Therapy, Nutrition, Communication Disorders, Nursing and Health Systems Manager ,Architecture and Engineering studies- Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology, Industrial Engineering and Management.
Participants of the program, who meet the program's requirements, can pursue academic studies in the following year without having to provide scores from the psychometric exam.
The program enables young Jews from France to become familiar with and to experience what it is like to live in Israel, in the company of a young, caring community. The program combines a pre-academic studies course ,for which the student receives academic credit, and a variety of social activities.
A professional staff member will accompany the participants of the program, both individually and as a group. Participants of the program will receive personal, social and academic support. The areas of study in the program include:
Hebrew, English, preparation courses depending on the selected track (physics, anatomy, biology, introduction to programming) and academic courses with course credits for "knowledge of the culture" and "heritage of Israel". 

Oranim College - Zika - Training for Jewish Educators from Brazil

Program Description

Academic program for educators, intended for Formal and Non-formal Education.Focus on Education, Judaism, and Israel and Hebrew studies.
This program is conducted in Portuguese and Spanish.

Celebrities in Israel: 8 #LiveItLikeALocal moments in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and beyond

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Celebrities – They’re just like us! Whether in Israel for business or pleasure, they know how to have a good time in the land of milk and honey. In honor of Chelsea Handler’s recent visit to Israel, here are 8 amazing moments from some our favorite stars in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, and everywhere in between.

1. Claire Danes cozies up to an ice cream statue in Neve Tzedek


6 things Kim Kardashian should do in Tel Aviv

Morgan Kaczor

Morgan Kaczor

West Coast Regional Director

Osnat Spiegel

Osnat Spiegel

Director of Alumni & Community Engagement

Tovah Goodman

Tovah Goodman

Engagement Associate, Israel Initiatives, Chicago

Jennifer Morawetz

Jennifer Morawetz

Onward Israel & Masa Israel Journey Initiatives Coordinator

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