MBA Program 2021 | The Jewish Agency - U.S.MBA Program 2021



Offered by Ariel University in cooperation with The Jewish Agency for Israel and The Ministry of Aliyah and Integration – Israel’s Student Authority

The MBA program at Ariel University (AU) develops students’ comprehensive view of management and prepares them to work in managerial positions in business, government and NGOs. It follows curricula at leading business schools in Israel and abroad and enables participants to succeed in a variety of fields, anywhere in the world.

In this program for English-speaking students, the first year of studies will be conducted in English, with a gradual switch to Hebrew while students learn the language.

In the second year, studies are held in Hebrew, though most required readings will continue to be in English.

This two-year program leads to a fully-accredited master’s degree, and gives opportunities to immerse yourself in Israeli life.

The Program Includes*:

  • Full scholarship for standard tuition
  • Stipend of 400 NIS per month, for months 7-24 (after completion of “absorption basket” payments)
  • Personal guidance by a counselor and a program coordinator
  • Cultural activities such as tours, hikes and seminars just for participants in this program
  • Full access to AU’s modern facilities, including a high-end sports center, cultural center and library

*Conditional on sufficient participation.

Eligibility Requirements

This MBA program is open to individuals aged 21-30 who hold a bachelor’s degree in any field, and who desire to acquire the knowledge and skills needed for managerial positions. You must also be eligible for services by Israel’s Student Authority.


AU is located in the city of Ariel in the Shomron (Samaria) region, about a one-hour drive from Tel Aviv. You may reside in AU’s dormitories or rent an apartment off-campus. Dormitory details:

  • Single students will be placed four per apartment, two per room. The cost, assuming average consumption of electricity and water, is 1070 NIS per month per student. For the first year, dormitories will be subsidized 400 NIS per month.*
  • Married couples without children will be placed in separate apartments. The monthly cost per couple is
    ◊ 1700 NIS for rent and 270 NIS for electricity and water (assuming average use) if both partners are students.
    ◊ 2125 NIS for rent and 270 NIS for NIS for electricity and water (assuming average use) if only one member of the couple is a student.

Conditional on sufficient registration; begins after six months in Israel.

Contact Us

Register by contacting or your local Jewish Agency representative at our Aliyah service center

Visit the page for this MBA program at Ariel University’s website:

For information about the curriculum and validation of your undergraduate diploma, contact

To learn more about your eligibility for financial assistance from Israel’s Student Authority, inquire at: