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 *

  • March 1, 2018
    • Flights depart for Israel
  • March 2, 2018
    • Morning: arrive in Tel Aviv
    • Afternoon: visit Tel Gezer archaeological dig, transfer to hotel
    • Early Evening: orientation by ISP (our ground services provider)* & faculty leaders
    • Evening: welcome dinner at The Old Man and The Sea Restaurant in the Port of Jaffa
  • March 3, 2018
    • Morning: full day tour of Caesarea, Nazareth, Sea of Galilee, Capernaum & Jordan River
    • Early Evening: return to hotel, rest of the day at leisure
  • March 4, 2018
    • Morning: corporate visit to iAngels
    • Afternoon: corporate visit to Rainbow Medical & OrbiMed VC
    • Evening: optional cultural event – Maccabi Tel-Aviv basketball game
  • March 5, 2018
    • Morning: corporate visit to IBM, Haifa University MOU signing
    • Afternoon: corporate visit to IDF Northern Command
    • Evening: group dinner at Golan Heights Winery
  • March 6, 2018
    • Morning: corporate visit to P&G Israel, Checkpoint, E&Y Israel
    • Afternoon: corporate visit (tbd), meet with MBA students at Tel Aviv University
    • Evening: explore Tel Aviv’s underground food scene
  • March 7, 2018
    • Morning: corporate visit to Jerusalem Venture Partners, and tour of the Old City of Jerusalem (holy sites include stations of the cross, the church of the holy sepulchre, the western wall)
    • Afternoon: Yad Va’Shem – Holocaust Memorial Museum
    • Evening: group dinner at Mamilla Hotel rooftop, overlooking the old city
  • March 8, 2018 
    • Morning: corporate visit to Intel
    • Afternoon: Massada, Dead Sea
    • Evening: group dinner (tbd)
  • March 9, 2018
    • Morning and Afternoon: Free time to explore Tel Aviv
    • Evening: farewell group dinner at Andromeda restaurant
  • March 10, 2018
    • Morning: transfer to airport, depart for USA

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

All non-students registering for this trip will be working with Lucie Mlejnkova, Head of ISP Logistics Department. She may be contacted by email at

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