Tel Aviv, Israel

2023 Information Session Presentation

Watch recording of info session & hear answers to frequently asked questions.

Hebrew University Business School Students

Students will be selected by Hebrew University Business School.

McGill Students   Desautels Faculty of Management

Expectations for course applicants Application process Frequently asked questions

Expectations for course applicants prior to enrolling

  • Applicants are asked to attend all mandatory orientation sessions relevant to this program and traveling to Israel. 
  • Applicants are asked to provide a course professor or course coordinator with a scanned copy of their current passport(s) from all countries where they have citizenship status.
  • Applicants are asked to permit McGill University and partnering organizations to publish their name and photo in a reasonable manner in both educational and promotional materials related to the course.
  • Applicants must not have graduated from McGill University prior to the start of the study trip.
  • Applicants must be 18 years of age or over at the start of the study trip.
  • Applicants will pay their tuition fee for this course by the McGill University fee deadline.
  • Applicants are solely responsible for determining if they require a visa to travel to Israel and for obtaining the necessary visa. If a visa is necessary, applicants will provide proof to a course professor/coordinator that they have obtained a visa.
  • Applicants must understand that enrolling in this course incurs a non-refundable $1796.20 course fee. This fee is the student's contribution to the costs of the trip. The trip is sponsored in-part by external funds, and includes round-trip air travel to Israel, travel and lodging within Israel, company visits and tours, and selected meals. Most dinners and lunches are the responsibility of the student.
  • Applicants must understand that they will not be enrolled in this study trip until they have been offered enrollment by a course professor/coordinator AND until they have confirmed in writing their desire to be enrolled in this study trip.

Application Process

Applications are now closed.


What are you responsible for?

The program will cover the costs of
  • Return airfare, Tel Aviv, Israel to/from Montreal, Canada
  • Ground transportation for cultural and touristic activities in Canada and Israel
  • Away-from-home accommodations throughout field course
  • Most meals during the field course
  • Travel Insurance
You will cover the costs of
  • Obtaining the proper documentation to travel & remain in Israel (e.g., passport, visas, etc.)
  • Any sightseeing, trips, entertainment or activities not included in the itinerary that you choose to pursue
  • Some meals and snacks
  • Tuition costs for the course (6 credits)
  • A non-refundable deposit of CAD$1796.20 that must be submitted upon acceptance of offer
How many students can participate?

We can accept only 18 McGill to participate each summer.

What happens if I am accepted?
  • You must pay the CAD$1796.20 deposit to secure your spot in the program. Unsecured spots will be passed on to students on the waiting list.
  • You will complete the necessary paperwork for participation.
  • You will agree to participate fully in both the Canadian and Israeli activities during the course.
  • You will collaborate with Israeli students to learn about entrepreneurship and startups in Canada and Israel.
  • You will complete a group project showcasing your learning during the experience.
  • You may be asked to act as an ambassador and representative for the program in subsequent years (e.g., occasional guest speaker to student groups, post-trip feedback).
What if I do not meet all of the eligibility criteria?

We will consider all applicants, but will prioritize on eligibility and other criteria if we are over-subscribed. Please note that the Political Science Department in the Arts Faculty is developing a similar study trip in Israel for the summer. You can apply to both! Contact Prof. brendan.szendro [at] (subject: Israel%20trip) (Brendan Szendro) in Political Science for information about applying to that program.

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