Tel Aviv University - Coller School of Management


Tel Aviv University - Coller School of Management

Tel Aviv University - Coller School of Management

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Tel Aviv
Israel is the Start-up Nation, and Tel Aviv is at its heart. Tel Aviv embodies the youthful and creative spirit and energy of Israel.  Urban professionals, start-up entrepreneurs, actors, artists, international business travelers and students mingle together in the city's museums, night-life hot spots, five star restaurants, fashion boutiques and beautiful beaches. Tel Aviv was voted the "3rd Best City" by lonely planet. Overall, Israel produces more start-ups per-capita than China, India, Canada, Japan and the UK. It attracts twice as much venture-capital investment as the US and 30 times more than Europe.  Israel is ranked Europe's 'main technology hub' by the Wall Street Journal.

Tel Aviv University
Consistently ranked in the top 20 in the world in terms of scientific citations and among the top 100 universities internationally, Tel Aviv University (TAU) is Israel's largest and most comprehensive university with over 30,000 students, 9 Faculties and 125 schools and departments across the spectrum of sciences, humanities and the arts.  TAU is home to multiple institutes, forums, and centers such as StarTAU (TAU's Entrepreneurship Center), Net Impact, the Center for Renewable Energy, and the Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology.  TAU has over 11 international MA programs – all of which enjoy academic and course cooperation with the International MBA programs.  

The Coller School of Management
The only internationally accredited business school in Israel (AACSB), the Coller School of Management is intricately connected to Tel Aviv's start-up scene and Israel's economy.  The School boasts over 21,000 alumni in top positions throughout the country and hosts over 2,000 executives and professionals annually in our tailored executive development programs.  

Alongside the Sofaer International MBA and the Kellogg-Recanati Executive International MBA, the School offers 7 other master-level programs including the Hebrew MBA in Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Technology.  The School of Management is also the only Israeli member of PIM, a prestigious exchange network that includes such members as: The University of Chicago Booth, ESSEC Business School (Paris, France), Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (India), and NUS Business School (Singapore). 
In 2014 the School was awarded Eduniversal's coveted "5 Palmes of Excellence" award as well the 11th spot globally for the Top 50 MBA programs for VC-Backed Entrepreneurs by PitchBook, an independent and impartial private equity and venture capital research firm.  

Coller School of Management
Tel Aviv University
Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv, 6997801, Israel

Programme Info

Program Name: The Sofaer International MBA
Program Structure: 1-Year MBA in Entrepreneurship & Innovation in English

Designed for Venture Founders, Start-Up Builders and Company Innovators, The Sofaer International MBA provides students the skills, practical experience, network and career support needed to achieve their goals. The International one-year MBA focuses on entrepreneurship and innovation and encompasses academic courses, Master Classes and practical work, and is firmly rooted in the Israeli ecosystem. Unique offerings include 
the Delta Start-Up Pre-Accelerator for student
driven ventures and Studio, a group-based personal and professional development workshop that helps students identify their true passion and overcome the barriers stopping them.

Additionally, students have access to direct career support, including extensive internships with companies ranging from HP, Deloitte and NICE systems, to start-ups as well as 8200 EISP, the accelerator program of Israel's elite intelligence unit 8200.

What will you do after the IMBA?
•30% of students started their own companies
•79% of students reported employment after graduation
•61% of students did an internship during their MBA
•More than 50% of students switched industries after the MBA

Our early action deadline is January 10th and there are a range of great scholarships available.
Click here to apply:

Student Body: (average age, % female students, % national/international, etc.):
Average age: 27
50% female students
95% international

Admissions criteria:
Sofaer: GMAT, GPA of 75+, minimum of 2 years work experience

Costs: Sofaer: $32,000

Program Name: The Kellogg-Recanati International Executive MBA Program

The Kellogg-Recanati International Executive MBA is a joint program of the top-rated Kellogg School of Management and the Recanati Business School.  It awards a joint MBA (Master of Business Administration) degree from both Northwestern University and Tel Aviv University.  

It is part of the Kellogg Global Executive MBA network of seven Executive MBA programs and partnerships that run concurrently in different locations around the globe:  Chicago, USA; Miami, USA; Koblenz, Germany; Hong Kong, China; Beijing, China; Toronto, Canada and Tel Aviv, Israel. The program is aimed at mid-career executives.  

This two-year general management program, meets the needs of mid-career executives preparing for senior management in organizations that operate in the international arena, and it enhances the skills and effectiveness of senior executives .

The program's curriculum integrates all managerial functions and disciplines .  The program grants a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree .  Graduates of the program receive a joint MBA degree from Northwestern and Tel Aviv Universities.

The class schedule allows participants to continue working while studying to master a broad range of functional and managerial skills. In addition, this schedule offers students the opportunity to apply their newly acquired skills immediately in their respective workplace.

Teaching at the program is done primarily by selected senior faculty members of the Kellogg and Recanati schools as well as selected Kellogg global network faculty members. They are distinguished faculty members, well known at home and abroad for their research and practical business experience.

Student Body:
Average age -  35
Female students - 23%
International - 39%

Admissions criteria:

  • An undergraduate degree with a minimum grade of 75 (equivalent to a GPA of B), or the equivalent for candidates from schools or countries with different grading systems.
  • Substantial managerial and professional experience (seven years or more) and a senior position in the organization.
  • Time sponsorship and/or tuition sponsorship by the employing firm.
  • At least two letters of recommendation.
  • Good command of the English language.

Costs: $62,500 for the program .
Tuition covers the cost of courses, study facilities, books and supplies for the entire curriculum. It also includes Friday parking permits, parking vouchers and light lunches and refreshments for the duration of the program, as well as daily lunches during the intensive modules, and housing and meals during the live-I  weeks. Each participant is entitled to join one global exchange week abroad.

The participants pay airfare and ground transportation for the live-in weeks that are conducted abroad as well as cost of issuing Visa.


Paula Caplan
Admission Manager
Sofaer International MBA
Coller School of Management
Tel Aviv University
Ramat Aviv 6997801, Israel
Tel: +972-3-640-7378 Mobile:+972-53-708-6221


The Kellogg-Recanati International Executive MBA Program
+972-3-6409955; +972-3-6406312
Coller School of Management
Tel Aviv University
Ramat Aviv 6997801, Israel

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