Fees and Logistics
“I learned invaluable information on what makes entrepreneurship unique in Israel. In fact, the ISBA program has inspired me to pursue a career in venture capital.”
— 2015 ISBA Alum
The program fee is $6,500, and includes tuition, housing, insurance, ground transportation, excursion costs and some meals. You’re responsible for your airfare, food, and additional expenses, such as elective travel. Scholarships are available.
Please note: all admitted students must pay a non-refundable deposit of $1,000, due soon after acceptance to the program.
For additional information, see the academy’s FAQ page.
Go to sa.wustl.edu for the ISBA application or click “Apply Now” on the right column of the page. You must submit a completed application, application essays, official transcript, and one academic letter of recommendations. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.
Applications are due February 15, however applications completed by December 15 will be reviewed for early acceptance and given priority section preference.
Room and Board
You stay in a two- or three-bedroom, fully furnished apartment in Tel Aviv, with three to five other students. Each dormitory-style bedroom contains two beds and desks. Apartments also have a bathroom; a kitchen with a refrigerator, an electric cooker, and kitchenware; a table and chairs, Internet, and air-conditioning.
Busses run daily between the apartments and the IDC campus on class days.