Big Idea

Get a head start in the Start-Up Nation!

Join BIG IDEA Gap Year for a year of intensive hi-tech training, social impact, and a one-of-a-kind Startup Nation experience! BIG IDEA Gap Year is the ideal choice for anyone looking to boost their career in hi-tech, affect social change, and experience the vibrant Israeli lifestyle through field trips, tours, and interaction with Israelis.

BIG IDEA Gap Year is an unparalleled one- to a two-semester hi-tech training program in Be’er Sheva. Through our unique hands-on courses, you’ll gain all the skills necessary to become a front-end developer, and at the end of the program, you’ll walk away with not just resume-ready skills, but also an official developer’s certification. In addition to the courses, you’ll go on weekly field trips around Israel, take immersive Hebrew classes, and intern alongside Israelis at leading startups in Be’er Sheva’s CDI Negev.

Boost your future with BIG IDEA Gap Year!

Why BIG IDEA Gap Year in Israel?

  • The only Hi-Tech focused gap year in Israel.
  • Professional boot camp with professional certification in App Dev & Graphic Design.
  • Gain work experience as an intern at top Hi-Tech companies.
  • Meet fascinating entrepreneurs and Hi- Tech developers.



Masa Israel Subsidies

This program is eligible for Masa Israel subsidies. Click here for more information.

Dates: February - June or September - February
Length: 5 or 10 Months
Age Group: Array - Array
Gender: MF
Religious Affiliation: None
Flights: Excluded
Accommodation: Included
Meals: Excluded