Application, Admission & Tuition


Application Period

The application period for the academic year starting autumn 2019 is January 1, 2019 - August 31, 2019.

The application period for students required to take MBA preparatory courses ends on July 26, 2019.

Due to the competitive nature of the admissions process, we recommend that applicants prepare their application well in advance of the deadlines. In particular, studying for and taking the GMAT is a lengthy process that should be started in parallel with the application process.

Admission Criteria

  • Quantitative undergraduate degree from a recognized academic institution
  • Undergraduate GPA of 80% or 3.0 and above
  • GMAT score (if the candidate does not have a sufficient quantitative background)
  • Demonstrated professional experience of 3 years after the undergraduate degree
  • Interview either on Skype or in person
  • Prerequisite courses are required in Statistics, Mathematics and Economics. Students missing these courses will be required to take preparatory courses over the summer.
  • The academic program of the Raphael Recanati International School is taught entirely in English. Graduates of schools in which English was not the primary language of instruction are required to pass the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or an equivalent test, such as the IELTS (International English Language Testing System) or the Israel Psychometric Examination.

Program Tuition

  • The tuition fee for the entire GMBA Program is 104,500NIS.
  • Paying in installments will incur additional charges.
  • IDC reserves the right to change all tuition and fees rates without prior notice.

Application Process

The application process consists of two stages:

Stage 1: Your application will be evaluated by the Admissions Committee, based on the submitted material (essays, official transcripts, GMAT score, etc.).

Stage 2: Applicants who successfully pass stage 1 will be invited to a personal interview with the Admissions Committee. (Applicants living outside of Israel may be interviewed by phone, video conference or by a visiting professor).

The Admission Committee will evaluate and reach decisions regarding your candidature and you will be informed of your applicant status, once decided.

Online Application

**An official, notarized, English translation must be submitted for all
transcripts not originally issued in English.


Securing your place in the program

Accepted applicants must pay a 9,900 NIS down payment in order to secure their place in the program. Please remember that only once the down payment has been received, is the applicants place secured, thus confirming their place in the program.