Outbound Student Exchange
Welcome to the Dept. of International Academic Relations and thank you for your interest in Outbound Student Exchange.
The International Academic Office seeks to enable Israeli students to partake in immersive academic and cross cultural experiences abroad.
Student Exchange, a term with many implications, will generally refer to studying abroad at a foreign institution for the duration of a semester.
What is a Semester Abroad? It implies that you will travel abroad for the length of 4-5 months (a semester) to continue your academic studies. Upon completion and passing, those courses will go towards your degree at MTA.
Please refer to the FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) below which highlights many of the key topics surrounding studying abroad.
Frequently asked questions
What year and What semester can I Study Abroad?
Second year - Semester 1 or Semester 2
Third year - Semester 1
Fourth year - Semester 1
What are the eligibility requirements?
- GPA (grade point avg) of 85 or higher at time of application
- Exemption in English at time of application
Which Students and Departments can participate?
Students from all 6 Schools can apply, however, there is a verification and approval process
Will it delay my degree?
To be determined on a case-by-case basis, but in some cases yes
How long is a Semester Abroad?
About 5 months
What will I need to pay for?
- Health Insurance
- Tuition – only in the case we DO NOT have a student exchange agreement
Does MTA offer scholarships?
Financial Assistance is available, but one must provide a written explanation why
How do I find housing?
Contact the University abroad and consult about what they provide or recommend
What courses can I take abroad?
It is the responsibility of the student to find the match between their MTA courses and the courses offered at the Host University Abroad. All courses will need to be verified and approved by a Department Faculty member.
When choosing courses make sure that:
- Course is offered in English
- Course is being offered in the right semester
- Look at the timetable so there won’t be time conflicts
- Check if there are any prerequisites to attend the course
What schools are available for exchange?
Please refer to our Partner page.