Israel Study Tour – March 2018

A Trip of a Lifetime to Israel: The Holy Land & Start-Up Nation

March 1-10, 2018

Join the President of Ashland University, Dr. Carlos Campo; the Dean of the Dauch College of Business & Economics, Dr. Elad Granot; the COBE Executive in Residence, Dr. Terry Hofecker; current students, alumni, and guests on this life-changing tour of the Holy Land. Israel is known for its resilient economic growth and there has never been a greater time to get a firsthand experience of this start-up nation.

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Travel & Accommodations Package Includes:

  • Airfare, hotel stay (double occupancy), and group meals
  • Guided Tours of Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, Nazareth, and more historic and religious sites
  • Cultural events such as exploring Tel Aviv’s food scene, museum tours, attending a professional basketball game, experiencing “floating” in the Dead Sea, baptism in the Jordan River, and more
  • Corporate visits to internationally known companies such as Proctor & Gamble, Intel, Rainbow Medical, Checkpoint, Intel, and numerous start-ups


The price of this study tour is $3,950. If you’d like to be included in all corporate visits, there will be an additional $1,000 cost. A single room upgrade will be an additional $980 for the entire stay.

Current MBA program students or eligible undergraduate students will need to attend all corporate visits for course credit, so pricing will be $4,950 plus the cost of credit hours. If you have questions about cost, please contact the MBA Program’s Office at 419-289-5214.

The MBA students & undergraduate seniors who are eligible for MBA credit will be earning course credit for MBA 568 during this 10-day study tour.

Draft Itinerary:

* Not final and is subject to change *

View a printer-friendly version of the draft itinerary here.

Spring 2018
March 1, 2018
  • Flights depart for Israel
March 2, 2018 – Shalom!
  • Early Evening:
    • Arrive in Tel Aviv
    • Transfer to Renaissance of Tel Aviv Hotel

      Renaissance of Tel Aviv Hotel

  • Evening:
March 3, 2018 – Discovering the Holy Land
March 4, 2018 – High-Tech Focus
March 5, 2018 – Haifa & Golan Heights
March 6, 2018 – The Future of Israel: Brainpower & High-Tech
March 7, 2018 – Where Cultures Meet
March 8, 2018 – Future Trends
  • Morning – Intel corporate visit
  • Afternoon:
    • Masada
    • Transfer to Herods Resort at the Dead Sea

      Herods Resort at the Dead Sea

    • Free time by the Dead Sea
  • Evening – Group dinner
March 9, 2018 – Tel Gezer
  • Morning- Depart for Tel Gezer and visit Tel Gezer archaeological dig
  •  Afternoon- Free time for shopping and beach
  •  Evening- Farewell group dinner at Desire Bar
March 10, 2018 – Depart for the USA
  • Morning- Breakfast & checkout
  • Afternoon- Free time for shopping and beach
  •  Evening:
    • Transfer to airport
    • Depart for USA

Get Started:

*ISP ( International Study Programs) is our ground service provider and partner in planning this life-changing trip to Israel in March 2018. To learn more about their company, please visit

All non-students (guests, spouses, alumni, etc.) registering for this trip will be working with Lucie Mlejnkova, Head of ISP Logistics Department.

To register, please click here and create an account using Access Code: TZ3IDY.

As a first step, please visit the Registration section and complete all the fields. Please make sure that the info is accurate as we’ll make the necessary arrangements based on the info you provide here. The deadline for registration is January 20, 2018.

Make sure you also visit the e-shop section to purchase a single room upgrade in case you are interested.

Also, for spouses and guests traveling, please make sure to process the payment for the Guest package. Please go to the e-shop section, select the “Spouse fee” tab and then the package of your choice. 

The payment deadline to secure the registration is January 20, 2018.

For any travel modifications, extensions, upgrades etc., feel free to contact Lucie by email at

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