Belt and Road Initiative - Business Mission and Study Tour in Israel - HKU SPACE: Digital Economy, Smart Finance courses
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Belt and Road Initiative - Business Mission and Study Tour in Israel

Course Code
Study mode
Start Date
To be advised
5 days
Course Fee
HK$To be advised
How to Apply
Deadline on 31 Dec 2018 (Mon)
2975 5633
3791 2584

SEA is in collaboration with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem to organise the “Belt and Road Initiative - Business Mission and Study Tour in Israel” in the first quarter of 2019. Through a series of lectures, corporate and cultural visits, participants will gain significant insights into how Israel has become successful in innovation and startup businesses. The tour will also include visits to renowned global enterprises and chambers for business matching with the objective of potential business opportunities between Hong Kong and Israel. 

After the tour, participants can stay behind to attend the Cybertech 2019, the most significant conference and exhibition of cyber technologies outside the United States. 

[Belt and Road Initiative]

Business Mission and Study Tour in Israel 

Start-up Ecosystem in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem

Innovative Entrepreneurship‧Israel Culture‧Investment and Business Opportunities


Programme Structure

  • Attend the “Innovative Entrepreneurship Programme” organised by the Hebrew University to discover how Israel became the “Startup Nation”

  • Visit renowned enterprises such as Mobileye, Siftech and The Floor etc to meet their senior management to understand the innovative business ecosystem of Israel

  • Visit Israel chambers for business mission and matching (Include Federation of Israeli Chambers of Commerce and Israel-Asia Chamber of Commerce)

  • Jerusalem Heritage Cultural Tour

  • Attend the CyberTech 2019 after this tour on your business plan


To be advised (5 Days 4 Nights)

POST-Tour Exposure

Participants can attend the CYBERTECH Conference 2019 from 28 to 30 January 2019 (It also includes AUTOTECH and STARTUP PAVLION). Please note that NO land service will be provided for any post-tour activities.  

Medium of Instruction

English supplemented with Cantonese for the briefing session, and English during the tour.


Registration Fee & Course Fee (payable to HKU SPACE)


Fee  (HKD)

Early Bird (Deadline: 30 November 2018)

Course Fee

To be advised

Regular Fee (Deadline: 31 December 2018)

Course Fee

To be advised


Land Services Fee (Travel Agency) ^ #


Fee  (HKD)

Sharing Twin Room

To be advised

Single Room

to be advised

The Total Fee is the SUM of the Registration FeeProgramme Fee and the Land Services Fee

^Land services are arranged by travel agency (to be advised). Please prepare a crossed cheque payable to the travel agency. The School will collect the cheques then send to travel agency once the tour is confirmed. The School is not liable to any land services related matters. Please contact the travel agency directly.

# Land services coverage*:
  • 4 nights hotel accommodation (NO flight ticket arrangement will be provided)

  • Daily breakfast at hotel

  • Luxury air-conditioned coach service with English speaking driver mentioned in the itinerary

  • Licensed English speaking guide service

  • Tips for local guide and driver

  • TIC Levy

*Subject to change

10-month Interest-free Instalment Plan

BEA HKU SPACE MasterCard Cardholder may enjoy 10-month interest-free instalment.


This tour refers to the itinerary of Cathy Pacific Airways (CX 675 and CX 676)* for schedule and coach arrangement.

Cathy Pacific Airways


From / To

Departure / Arrival


Hong Kong / Tel Aviv

01:00 / 07:00


Tel Aviv / Hong Kong

12:45 / 05:15 + 1 Day

* Subject to change


Visa-free access is eligible for holders of HKSAR Passport and BNO Passport for 3 months stay in Israel. For Visa enquiry, please directly contact the Israel Consulate and Wing On Travel.

Education Partner:

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Travel Agency


Information Day at HKU SPACE (TBC)

For reservation and enquiry, please contact us via email at or phone at 2975 5633

Programme Schedule (TBC)



Day 1

20 Jan 




A. Pick up at Tel Aviv Ben Gurion International Airport



B. Jerusalem Heritage Cultural Tour

C. Coach Bus to Jerusalem Hotel


Free Evening

Day 2

21 Jan




A. Lecture 1 Future Technologies and Their Business Application

B. University Tour: Mt. Scopus Campus



C. Lecture 2 Game Theory: Game Engineering

(By Noel Prize Winner, Yisrael Robert Aumann, PhD)

D. Company Visit 1: Surecomp or other company


Free Evening

Day 3

22 Jan




A. Lecture 3 The Three Gates of Judaism

B. Lecture 4 The Israeli army (IDF) and Innovative thinking – “Get Boots on Ground!” – Translate Battlefield Experience into Your Business Culture

C. Certificate Presentation



D. Company Visit 2: AtoBe Accelerator


Free Evening

Day 4

23 Jan



A. Business Mission and Matching with Chamber representatives



B: Company Visit: Weizmann Institute

C: City Tour in Tel Aviv (TBC)


Free Evening

Day 5

24 Jan



A. Company Visit: Innovation Center Taglit



City Tour in Tel Aviv and nearby cities (TBC)

End of Programme




Breakfast and check-out

29-31 Jan

(Tue - Thu)

Post-tour Exposure 

Participants can choose to stay at Tel Aviv to attend the CYBERTECH CONFERENCE  2019 after participating the tour. 

*No land service will be provided. 

Please note that the above is a tentative schedule. The itinerary is subject to change without prior notice.

statement of attendance

Participants who complete this tour will be awarded two statements of attendance by Hebrew University and HKU SPACE respectively. 


1   Hebrew University and HKU SPACE are responsible for arranging the corporate visits during the tour and the schedule is subject to final approval. The confirmed schedule will be released in the briefing session.

2   The School is coordinating with 1-2 business matching, and it is subject to final confirmation. If the School cannot arrange business matching, the travel agency will arrange city tour as an alternative.

Entry Requirement

Understanding Business English

Medium of Instruction

English supplemented with Cantonese for the briefing session, and English during the tour.


To complete the registration, applicants should submit i) Application Form SF26; ii) Course Fee to “HKU SPACE”; iii) A crossed cheque for land services fee to travel agency; iv) Photocopy of HKID; and v) Color photocopy of passport to the HKU SPACE Learning Centres or HKU SPACE Executive Academy (SEA) by post.

Address of HKU SPACE Executive Academy (SEA):

8/F, T.T.Tsui Building, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong (Ref: Business Mission and Study Tour in Israel)

Course Fee
  • Course Fee : HK$To be advised
  • Early Bird Rate : HK$To be advised (Early Bird Rate for 2 persons or more | Deadline: 30 Nov 2018)
  • Early Bird Rate : HK$To be advised (Early Bird Rate for 1 person | Deadline: 30 Nov 2018)
  • Course Fee : HK$To be advised (Regular Rate for 1 person | Deadline: 31 Dec 2018)

Application Form Download Application Form

Enrolment Method

HKU SPACE provides 24-hour online application and payment service for students to make enrolment for most open admission courses (courses enrolled on first come, first served basis) and selected award-bearing programmes via the Internet.  Applicants may settle the payment by using either PPS, VISA or MasterCard online.

  1. Complete the online application form

    Applicant may click the icon Apply Now on the top right hand corner of the programme/course webpage to make online application, and then follow the instructions to fill in the online application form.

    Some programmes/courses may be admitted by selection, and may require applicants to provide electronic copy of any required documents (e.g. proof of qualification) as indicated on the programme/course webpage.  Only file format in doc, docx, jpg and pdf are supported. 

  2. Make Online Payment

    Pay the programme/course fees by either using:

    PPS via Internet - You will need a PPS account and a PPS Internet password. For information on how to open a PPS account and how to set up a PPS Internet password, please visit

    Credit Card Online Payment - Course fees can be paid by VISA or MasterCard including the “HKU SPACE MasterCard”.

To know more about online enrolment and payment, please refer to the user guide of Online Enrolment and Payment:


In Person / Mail

For first time enrolment

Applicants must provide all the required information on the application form and any additional information as required after the intial application assessment. Otherwise the School may not be able to process the admission/enrolment further.

  1. For first come, first served short courses, complete the Application for Enrolment Form SF26 and bring or post the completed form(s), together with the appropriate application/course fee(s) and any required supporting documents to any of the HKU SPACE enrolment centres.  
  2. Award-bearing and professional courses may require other information. Forms are usually available at the enrolment centres or on request from programme staff. Bring or post the completed form(s), together with the appropriate application/course fee(s) and any required supporting documents to any of the HKU SPACE enrolment centres.

For continuing enrolment in the same course

In person or by post
  1. The standard ‘Enrolment/Payment Slip’ is designed for students of award-bearing programmes or remaining programmes in a suite of programmes requiring continuing enrolment and it applies to most programmes.
  2. Students should complete the “Enrolment/Payment Slip” which will be made available by relevant programme staff and return the slip to any HKU SPACE enrolment centre or post it to the relevant programme staff with appropriate fee payment.

If you are in doubt about the procedures, please check the individual course details, or contact our programme staff or enrolment centres. 

Please note the followings for programme/course enrollment:

  1. To make an application online, you will need a computer with connection to the Internet and a web browser with JavaScript enabled. Internet Explorer 5.01 or above is recommended for the web browser.
  2. Applicants should not leave the online application idle for more than 10 minutes.  Otherwise, applicants must restart the application process.
  3. Only S-MILES and Early Bird Discount are supported in Online Applicants (Application).  To enjoy other types of discount, please visit one of our enrolment centres.
  4. During the online application process, asynchronous application and payment submission may occur.  Successful payment may not guarantee successful application.  In case of unsuccessful submission, our programme staff will contact you shortly.
  5. Applicants are reminded that they should only apply for the same programme/course once through counter or online application.
  6. For online enrolment, payment confirmation page would be displayed after payment has been made successfully.  In addition, a confirmation email would also be sent to your email account.  You are advised to keep your payment confirmation for future enquiries.
  7. Fees paid are not refundable except as statutorily provided or under very exceptional circumstances (e.g. course cancellation due to insufficient enrolment).
  8. If admission is by selection, the official receipt is not a guarantee that your application has been accepted.  We will inform you of the result as soon as possible after the closing date for application.  Unsuccessful applicants will be given a refund of programme/course fee if already paid.


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The School (and its respective employees and subsidiaries) is not liable for any loss or damage in connection with any online payments made by you by reason of (i) any failure, delay, interruption, suspension or restriction of the transmission of any information or message from any payment gateways of the relevant banks and/or third party merchants for processing credit/debit/smart card or other payment facilitation mechanism; (ii) any negligence, mistake, error in or omission from any information or message transmitted from the said payment gateways; (iii) any breakdown, malfunction or failure of those gateways in effecting online payment service or (iv) anything arisen out of or in connection with the said payment gateways, including but not limited to unauthorised access to or alternation of the transmission of data or any unlawful act not permitted by the law.

Payment Method
1. Cash or EPS

Cash or EPS are accepted at any HKU SPACE Enrolment Centres.

2. Cheque or bank draft

Course fees can also be paid by crossed cheque or bank draft made payable to “HKU SPACE”. Please write the programme title(s)  and the applicant’s name on the back of the cheque. You may either:

  • in person by submitting the payment, completed form(s), and required supporting documents to any of our enrolment centres; or
  • by mailing the above documents to any of our enrolment centres, specifying “Course Application” on the envelope. 
3. VISA/MasterCard

Course applicants, who are holders of HKU SPACE MasterCard, can enjoy a 10-month interest-free instalment period for courses of HK$2,000 and over. For enquiries, please contact our enrolment centres.

4. Online payment

Online payment for short courses (first come, first served) and selected award-bearing programmes is available using PPS, VISA or MasterCard. Please refer to the Online Services page on the School website.


  1. For general and short courses, applicants may be required to pay the course fee in cash or by EPS, Visa or MasterCard if the course is to start shortly.
  2. Fees paid are not refundable except under very exceptional circumstances (e.g. course cancellation due to insufficient enrolment), subject to the School’s discretion. In exceptional cases where a refund is approved, fees paid by cash, EPS, cheque or online PPS will be reimbursed by a cheque; fees paid by credit card will be reimbursed to credit card account used for payment.
  3. In addition to the published fees, there may be additional costs associated with individual programmes. Please refer to the relevant course brochures or direct any enquiries to the relevant programme teams for details.
  4. Fees and places on courses are not transferrable. Once accepted onto a course, the student may not change to another course without approval from HKU SPACE. A processing fee of HK$120 will be levied on each approved transfer.
  5. HKU SPACE will not be responsible for any loss of payment, receipt, or personal information sent by mail.
  6. For additional copies of receipts, please aubmit a completed form, a sufficiently stamped and self-addressed envelope, and a crossed cheque for HK$30 per copy made payable to ‘HKU SPACE’ to any of our enrolment centres. Such copies will normally be issued at the end of a course.

About The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, founded in 1918 and opened officially in 1925, is Israel’s premier university as well as its leading research institution. The Hebrew University is ranked internationally among the 100 leading universities in the world and first among Israeli universities. The recognition the Hebrew University has attained confirms its reputation for excellence and its leading role in the scientific community. It stresses excellence and offers a wide array of study opportunities in the humanities, social sciences, exact sciences and medicine. The university encourages multi-disciplinary activities in Israel and overseas and serves as a bridge between academic research and its social and industrial applications.

The Hebrew University has set as its goals the training of public, scientific, educational and professional leadership; the preservation of and research into Jewish, cultural, spiritual and intellectual traditions; and the expansion of the boundaries of knowledge for the benefit of all humanity.

ABOUT THE Executive Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Executive Innovation and Entrepreneurship Program is a unique experience of professional seminars specially designed for each delegation. The program incorporates academic lectures given by leading professors alongside an in-practice exposure to the Israeli innovation eco-system, all to provide an in-depth understanding of the unique phenomenon called the ‘Startup Nation’. We aim to equip our program participants not only with knowledge, but with practical tools and business connections, set to induce inspiration and innovation.

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