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Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Master's Programmes



  • Certification studies and professional retraining (based on practical employment options)
  • Professional courses in a variety of areas
  • Academic courses for either credit or personal enrichment
  • Cultural enrichment and language courses
  • Internal training and development programs for organizations


In addition to pure research, Ben-Gurion University is also focused on applied research.

The University initiates, leads and implements projects with institutions, companies and foundations world-wide, and attracts strategic partners and investors in the fields of science, technology and industry, including homeland security; bioinformatics; robotics, energy and fuels; ergonomics; cyber security; nanotechnology; water resources; ecology and environment, human genetics; epidemiology; stem cells; diabetes; cancer; advanced drugs; biotechnology and agricultural technology; information technology and communications; environmental water treatment; and alternative energy sources.


Unit for Employment Guidance - The Unit deals with all aspects of employment guidance, including assistance for students and graduates in finding employment and integration into the workforce.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

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University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
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QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
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Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.


Student services

  • In 2007, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev took a strategic decision to establish the "Office of International Academic Affairs", reporting to the Rector, which will be centrally responsible for coordination of all mobility matters - incoming and outgoing - for the university.
  • The decision to establish the "Office of International Academic Affairs" reflects the university's appreciation of the global changes that have swept the world and a serious institutional commitment to broaden and deepen its international character, incorporating a high degree of academic, scientific exchanges on all levels from undergraduate to postdoctoral and faculty.

Housing services

There are a variety of Housing options available to students and visitors to Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.

  • Student Housing On-Campus Housing
  • U-Tel (Guest Housing)
  • Off-Campus Housing

Library services

The University libraries offer a wide variety of high-quality and up-to-date academic resources-books, theses, films and maps-online and in print. The librarians provide individual and group instruction in locating information/materials and assist in the use of databases and other information sources, both in the library and remotely.

ICT services

  • Access library databases for all users of the university - regardless of Internet and VPN provider.
  • Wireless faculty, students and guests - This network is designed to serve the entire student body and faculty. This network allows access to all the services provided on the network and outside the university.

Medical services

  • The Student Psychological Service aims to provide solutions for personal, relationship and family problems, and for consultation regarding choice of profession or studies.
  • Students with temporary or permanent physical disabilities are also requested to contact the committee for learning disabilities.

Student Life

Campus life

  • The University has three main campuses: The Marcus Family Campus in Beer-Sheva; the research campus at Sede Boqer and the Eilat Campus.
  • Ben-Gurion University of the Negev has taken on itself the responsibility to care for a cleaner and better quality environment as part of the project "Green Campus".
  • BGU is known for its warm atmosphere and vibrant campus life. With the Zlotowski Student Center building located in the heart of the campus, two movie theaters, a state-of-the-art sports center, swimming pools, pubs, restaurants, 24-hr computer libraries, espresso bars and comfortable dorms, we ensure that you enjoy a healthy balance between study and play.

Sports facilities

  • Sports and recreation center of Ben-Gurion University covers an area of about 30 hectares of green spaces that induce an atmosphere of peace and tranquility.
  • The facilities include: Semi-Olympic pool, indoor semi-Olympic pool including an area for changing rooms for women and men and 4 saunas (wet and dry), a kiddie pool Swimming pool learning is used for providing swimming lessons during the summer, Gym month, professional, six tennis courts, a sports hall used for basketball games, volleyball and mini-football, multipurpose open plot serves Basketball mini-football and beach volleybal

Student clubs

  • The Student Union of Ben-Gurion University has been active for many years, promoting students' welfare in various fields and functions as a center of cultural, social and academic activities.
  • The Student Union services include various services in academic, social, cultural and logistic fields, all available for Union members.
  • The student council is the legislative body of the Student Union, and is in charge of outlining the Union's policy and guidelines.