About the Culinary Institute of Israel

Study in Israel

Start Date: Wednesday, February 28, 2018 

Program Cost: $5,780
+ $250 registration application fee 

What’s included in the Culinary Beginners Track

  • Culinary Art Certification Diploma.
  • Internship at four stations: Hot Food, Cold Food, Desserts, and Events.
  • $200 Monthly Stipend from the 2nd month.
  • Pickup and Return transportation to and from airport.
  • Israeli Coordinator.
  • Accommodation - shared double room
  • Free Internet access & Cable TV at the accommodation.
  • Three meals a day – at hotel’s employee dining room.
  • Bus-pass in the city of Eilat.
  • Uniform to wear while interning in the hotels.
  • Basic knife set and personalized chef’s coat.
  • Advanced seminars in hospitality and hotel management.
  • Tours of Israel.
  • Medical Insurance

About Ben-Gurion University Eilat and the International School of Hotel Management & Tourism

About Ben-Gurion University Eilat and the International School of Hotel Management & Tourism

In 2002, BGU opened a campus in Eilat, initially taking advantage of the tourist industry and the marine locale with offerings in tourism and hotel management, and marine biology. About 25% of students are residents of the city so you can see the campus and the special atmosphere which attracts many foreign residents to come and expand academic horizons in Eilat.  As a relatively small school, BGU Eilat teaches approximately 800 students a year and offers an excellent student to faculty ratio.  Today, the Eilat Campus offers undergraduate degrees (B.A, B.Sc., B.S.W) and graduate studies in a variety of programs.

 Eilat International School of Hotel management and Tourism


The International School of Hotel Management and Tourism is based out of the BGU Eilat campus. Among the different trade and vocational fields of study taught in the school are:  Interdisciplinary Hotel Management, Culinary Arts, Baking and Pastry Arts, Front Office Management, Housekeeping, Lodging and Hospitality, Hospitality Administration, Advanced Hotel Management, Restaurant Management and Food Service Management.

International School of Hotel management and Tourism Culinary Institute of Israel

For culinary arts training, the International School has state of the art, fully equipped kosher-certified teaching kitchens. The Israeli Ministry of Industry and Economy certifies and oversees Ben-Gurion University’s culinary arts school as an official school for professional training.

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