The Tel Aviv Startup Adventure is a four-week program for The University of Queensland’s Idea Hub students specialising in innovation and entrepreneurship.

Tel Aviv is at the heart of the global startup movement, and experience with young businesses there allows students to gather intelligence on the latest trends and enhance their own innovative capabilities. Selected student entrepreneurs will spend four weeks based at some of Israel’s most influential technology startups. Working alongside energetic and experienced innovators, students will learn first-hand the process of founding, investing and growing an early stage business in the global startup ecosystem.

Fields of study

The following fields of study are available:

  • Innovation and entrepreneurship.

For more information regarding program specifics, visit the host program website.

Credit equivalent 

Some students may be able to receive credit towards their UQ program pending faculty approval. Students are encouraged to receive faculty approval prior to applying to UQ Abroad.

Eligibility and application

All applicants must meet the standard short-term experience eligibility criteria and the following additional program criteria: 

  • have previously participated in UQ Idea Hub or UQ Weekend of Startups
  • be fully available for the entire program
  • demonstrate a high level of academic performance
  • be available to participate in a 10 minute Skype interview with program leaders as part of the selection process.

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Cost

This program will be supported by The University of Queensland, with the University covering the costs of accommodation, travel and some activities in Tel Aviv. 

Applicants may also be eligible for UQ-specific funding.

Accommodation 

Accommodation is included. More information regarding accommodation options can be found on the host program website. 

Key Dates

Application Deadlines

UQ Abroad: 10 September 2018
Host: August 2018

Program Dates

Start: 20 November 2018 (TBC)
End: 19 December 2018 (TBC)

Fast Facts

Type: Work Experience
Mode: Study Abroad
Location: Tel Aviv
Credit: Credit* and not-for-credit
Cohort: Undergraduate & Postgraduate


Some students may be able to receive credit towards their UQ program pending faculty approval. Students are encouraged to receive faculty approval prior to applying to UQ Abroad.