Tel Aviv University is globally ranked by Pitchbook as among the top 10 Universities in the world in venture capital formation.
We are the only MBA in Israel to gain EdUniversal's top ranking and the only business school in Israel to have gained AACSB accreditation.
Our unique combination of classroom and action learning is centered within an unparalleled innovation ecosystem, recognized as #1 worldwide.
The Sofaer Experience
Requirements for Admission
The Sofaer Global MBA at Tel Aviv University is the flagship global MBA program of the Coller School of Management.
It is a one-year full-time MBA in New Venture Creation, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship. It is highly customized to support each student to start their new ventures and/or scale an existing business.
Qualified candidates should have a combination of relevant professional experience, demonstrated interest in entrepreneurship, and a GMAT Score.
Only candidates with proven academic and professional track records at the highest level will be eligible to be considered for a GMAT Waiver.
Our program is for leaders and thinkers who want to prepare themselves for the global new venture ecosystem.
Many of our most successful students have conducted deep science research and are ready to undertake collaborations to bring their innovation to the market. For them, an MBA provides the tools and frameworks essential for commercialization.
We also welcome individuals with proven success as part of established corporate teams and who bring expertise in business development, sales, and finance.
What our leaders share is their ability to collaborate across disciplines, industries, and cultures to create life-changing new ventures.
The Sofaer Global MBA is centered in the heart of the startup ecosystem. From our thriving University campuses, with world-renowned faculties in engineering and computer science, to the Tel-Aviv startup scene, our students have endless opportunities to imagine, develop, and scale their ventures and those of their colleagues and CEOs/Co-Founders.
On-campus our collaborators include TAU Ventures as well as the new Institute for Applied Blockchain Research, one of only a handful worldwide. In Tel Aviv, we collaborate with the Tel Aviv Municipality as well as the Israeli Stock Exchange.
The global immersion program extends our 1-Year MBA in Tel Aviv to top entrepreneurial campuses around the world. Through these academic immersions in Hong Kong, the U.K., and the U.S. (among other countries), our students have the opportunity to expand networks, immerse themselves in a specialized classroom learning and find new markets, partners & colleagues in their own ventures.
Across the University and ranging across the globe, our alumni form the backbone of our collaboration network.
Early Action Deadline: December 31st, 2019
2nd Round Deadline: March 31st, 2020
Rolling Applications Deadline: May 31st, 2020
Please email with a copy of your CV for a preliminary assessment within 24 hours
Tuition for the GMBA is $41,500 and includes textbooks, materials, and an educational semester abroad.
Scholarships are available based to select students based on a combination of scores, GPA, prior education and professional experience