Frequently asked questions

For Rowe School of Business students

  • Will this program interfere with either my work term or my school term?
    No! The program will fit in the small window between students' work and school terms.  It is tentatively scheduled to take place July 31 to August 24, 2020.
  • How much will the program cost me?
    The program is almost fully funded by a donation from the Gerald Schwartz & Heather Reisman Foundation. Students will pay only a Cdn$1000 registration fee after acceptance into the program. Airfare, hotel, transportation, entrance fees to all of the events, tour guide fees, and selected meals will be covered by the donation.
  • Is the program part of a course?
    Yes! The program will be embedded in the 3 credit-hour course COMM 3405- Global Marketing. Students participating in the program will have to register and pay regular tuition for this specific course.  It will be offered in the summer during the month of August, which encompasses the exchange program. The course will be delivered partly at Dalhousie University and partly at Tel Aviv University in Israel.
  • Who is eligible to participate in the program?
    Any student registered in any undergraduate program offered in the Rowe School of Business who is a returning student to Dalhousie (not open to first-year students), who has not yet taken COMM 3405 (Global Marketing), and who is in good standing with the university.
  • Do I have to major in marketing or international business to be part of the program?
    No! The program is open to any Faculty of Management undergraduate students (Commerce or Management) independent of his/her chosen major.
  • Do I have to speak any Hebrew?
    No! The entire program will be delivered in English.
  • How many Dalhousie students will be selected to be part of this program?
    18 Dalhousie students will be selected to join the program in 2020.
  • Can an international student apply for the program?
    Yes! All Dalhousie Commerce and Management students are eligible to apply to the program.
  • How will students be selected to be part of the program?
    Each applicant will be interviewed by the Program Director by the middle of July 2019. Interviews will take place in person, by phone, or through Skype.
  • When should I expect to hear the results of the selection process?
    Applicants will receive an email from the Program Director, Professor Sergio Carvalho, by July 31, 2019.

"This trip taught me more than anything I've ever learned in the classroom."
- Flore Mutalifu, Bachelor of Commerce student, Dalhousie University