- Listing Type: Gap Year Programs
- Destinations: Israel
- Program Delivery: Residential
- Credit Awarded: None
- Program Length: Academic Year, Semester, Other
- Start Month: February, September
- Category: Academic
- Selective: Yes
- Gender: Coed
- Ages: 18, 19+, 19
- Housing: Student Apartment
- Application Fee: $200
- Financial Aid: Grants/Scholarships, Payment Terms
- Minimum Cost: $10,000 - $20,000
BIGIDEA Gap Year is an intensive 5 - 9-month program in Israel for young adults who wish to combine tech training with a one of a kind Start-Up Nation experience!
Develop your career in Hi-Tech, build your resume while interning at top Israeli tech companies and start-ups while getting inspired by Israeli entrepreneurs. Come take our professional app developer course that will give you the skills and knowledge to succeed in today's cutthroat Hi-Tech world. Not enough for you? We also mix things up with weekly trips, Hebrew learning, volunteering, interning, and living in the one and only Cyber-Tech capital of the world, Be'er Sheva, Israel. All of this combines into a once in a lifetime experience you're guaranteed to never forget!
Why BIG IDEA GAP YEAR?
- We are the only Hi-Tech focused gap year in Israel.
- Achieve a professional certificate in mobile and web app development in just 4 months!
- Gain real work experience as an intern in Hi-Tech companies in the Hi-Tech capital of the world.
- Meet fascinating entrepreneurs and Hi-Tech developers, while exploring Start-Ups in the world's only Start-Up Nation.
- Live alongside thousands of students from the Negev University in Be'er Sheva!
- Study and live in the beautiful High-Tech Park of Be'er Sheva. One of Israel's biggest cities, that is sure to become your home away from home. Join many Hi-Tech companies and Start-Ups in this unique atmosphere as together we strengthen the Israeli connection to the Hi-Tech experience.