​Requirements for Admissions


The criteria for admission to the MA program in Organizational Behavior and Development are:

  • A BA degree from a college or university in Israel or abroad that is accredited by the Israel Council for Higher Education.
  • Program cost- 12,635$
  • A GPA of 3.0 or above in the BA degree or an average BA score of 80 or above (in a grading scale ranging from 0 to 100). Candidates who want to take the  Thesis track must have a GPA of 3.5 or an average BA score of 90 or above.
  • All applicants need the following pre-requisite courses.
    Those who need to complete the courses must obtain a grade of 70 and above.
    Introduction to Psychology
    Introduction to Social Psychology
    Research Methods (in the social sciences field)
    Statistics (in the social sciences field)

    For information on the prerequisites contact the admissions office.

English Proficiency


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.

TOEFL: www.toefl.org
IELTS: www.ielts.org


Submission of Documents


Official documents must bear the stamp of the issuing institution,
OR be a notarized copy of the official document, OR a photocopy
of the document may be submitted if the original is shown to
the Admissions Department.

  1. Official transcripts of previous academic studies (undergraduate
    or graduate degrees), including a final grade point average
  2. Official diploma
  3. Completed reference form
  4. Curriculum vitae (CV)
  5. Essay: attach a short essay describing your expectations from
    the program; explain what motivated you to apply for the
    program; and how you envision your professional future.
    Length: one page, font 12, double space
  6. English proficiency test
  7. The syllabus of each of the prerequisite courses taken by the
    candidate prior to his application

Application Process


Candidates should apply by completing the application form and attach the documents listed above. The Admissions Committee will invite the candidate for an interview. Interviews with candidates who are out of the country and cannot attend in person will be conducted via telephone or Skype.

Application Period


Application period for the academic year 2017 – 2018 is
December 4, 2016– May 1, 2017.
Late application period is
May 2, 2017 – August 31, 2017.
Please note: all information, grades and official documents must be submitted by the last date of the application period before an application is considered complete.
IDC Herzliya reserves the right to impose stricter criteria upon applicants during the late application period or upon applicants who submit material late. Preference will be given to applicants who submit all required material during the regular application period.
IDC Herzliya is not responsible for returning original documents.


Official Documents

 Official documents must be formatted in one of the following manners:

  • Official documents must bear the stamp of the issuing institution
  • Notarized photo copy of the official document
  • A photocopy of the document may be submitted if the original is shown to the Admissions Department

Application Fee

The application fee is $100 US (non-refundable) to be paid by
registration. The application fee can be paid in cash or by check at the
Admissions Department, or by credit card here.

The application fee covers the cost of processing and evaluating
an application to study at IDC Herzliya. This fee is non-refundable
even if the applicant decides to withdraw his/her application. IDC
graduates are exempt from the application fee.