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  • Locations: Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Restrictions: RMIT applicants only
  • Exchange Program (Semester/Year): scroll to the Program Description to apply.

    All Other Programs: once application cycle opens, use the "Apply Now" button that will appear in this section.
Dates / Deadlines:

Exchange Program (Semester/Year) applicants: Scroll down to the Program Description to view exchange application deadlines.

All other programs: There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Key Experience Criteria
Key Experience Criteria
RMIT schools: Any compatible discipline Study level: Postgraduate, Undergraduate
Program type: Global Work
About your Experience
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Experience the Tel Aviv Start Up Scene 
Program Host:  The Hacker Exchange  
RMIT Contact:
Program Dates: 04-16 February 2019
Places available : 20 
Program Overview 
The Hacker Exchange connects forward-thinking entrepreneurs to the vibrant and innovative culture of Tel Aviv. Over two inspiring weeks, you’ll join a select cohort of tertiary students to learn from world-class thought leaders, and work hands-on in the Tel Aviv start-up environment

Click HERE to see a sample agenda.

Learn why Israel is known as ‘The Startup Nation’, practice lean startup, product design, prototyping and customer intimacy, and tour some inspiring companies. By the end of this week, you’ll know how to build a truly scalable startup business model, and understand what investors look for in fundable startups.
  • Previous ‘Week 1’ highlights included touring Mobileye and Amdocs, MassChallenge accelerator, Q&A with a VC.
Discover the art and science of growth hacking and cutting edge marketing strategies for your startup. Learn how to structure your pitch deck and practice pitching to Tel Aviv investors.
Get an intimate insight to what’s trending in Tel Aviv and how you can stay ahead of the curve.

  • Previous ‘Week 2’ highlights included visiting Tel Aviv University, Facebook and SifTech, Growth Hacking workshop, all day Pitch coaching, Q&A with a startup CTO.
  • This program is opened to students in any program.
  • Open to all undergraduate and postgraduate students
  • International students must NOT be in the last semester of studies before the Global Intensive (Sem 2 2018)
  • UG students must have completed or achieved the equivalent of at least 1 semester of academic study at RMIT at the time of application deadline. (36cp FT/12cp  PT)
  • Not be "At Risk" of unsatisfactory academic progress
  • Must have at least 1 elective available if you wish to receive credits 
EnrolmentOptional Program Costs (AUD)
  • Hacker Exchange Program Fee  $4950*
+ RMIT Tuition if you wish to enrol in the elective course
+ Local Transport
+ Personal expenses
+ Host Country Visa (if applicable)

The Hacker Exchange Program covers:
  • 13 nights shared hostel accommodation in Tel Aviv
  • Breakfast each day
  • All coursework, speakers, instructors
  • Co-working space access
  • Mentor office hours
  • Educational tours of accelerators and tech companies
  • Internal transportation such as cabs/mini buses (not including airport pickup/drop-off)
  • At least 3 x lunches
  • At least 3 x dinners/social events.
Travel Insurance
Students on approved overseas activities receive complimentary travel insurance (policy number: 41443), although you may require additional cover depending on your circumstances.
For more detailed information, please refer here.

Application/Registration Process:
  1. Apply directly to Hacker Exchange by 16 November 2018.
  2. Successful applicants must register through this page by 14 December 2018. You will need to complete the following:
    • Outbound Student Mobility: General Information
    • Short Term Mobility: General Information
      • Please submit your acceptance letter from Hacker Exchange.
      • If you are receiving alternate credit, please submit a study plan.
There may be alternative ways to fund your trip. Please check the Scholarships website and Global Experience website for funding options.

For general inquiries, please contact
For program inquiries, please contact Hacker Exchange at
For credit related inquiries, please contact your program coordinator. 
  • College of Business students, please refer here.


Exchange Program (Semester/Year): scroll to the Program Description to apply.

All Other Programs: once application cycle opens, use the "Apply Now" button that will appear in this section.