Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Top reasons to study here

  • The University ranked 46th in the world rankings of universities with sustainable policies.
  • Ben-Gurion University promotes awareness of environmental protection, a reduction in the use of resources, energy efficiency, promotion of research.

Master's Programmes

Medicine & Health (2)



  • 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


University Research Centers

  • ABC Robotics Initiative – Agricultural, Biological and Cognitive
  • Autism Research Israel
  • BGU Brain Imaging Research Center
  • Center for Women's Health Studies and Promotion
  • Data Science Research Center
  • Decision Making and Economic Psychology Center
  • Health, Humanism and Society Center in the Negev
  • Monaster Center For Economics Research
  • Paul Ivanier Center for Production Management
  • Paul Ivanier Center For Robotics Research And Production Management
  • Prepared Center for Emergency Response Research
  • Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell (RMSC) Research Center
  • Regional Alcohol and Drug Abuse Research (RADAR) Center
  • Tamar Golan Centre for Africa Studies
  • The Center for Evolutionary Genomics and Medicine

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
446 -27
419 -12
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
580 -27
553 -40
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.
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.


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 Zalman Aranne Central Library
  • The Medical Library
  • The Library of the Ben-Gurion Research Institute for the Study of Israel & Zionism

Student Life

Campus life

  • With a vibrant student life and an amazing sense of community, your time at BGU will be truly unforgettable. Campus and city life includes movie theaters, a state-of-the-art sports center, pubs, espresso bars, restaurants, 24-hr computer labs, and home-like dorms.
  • Enjoy a genuine campus experience, where multicultural and international students engage in over 30 extracurricular clubs. The very active student union initiates a variety of cultural and social events throughout the year, including parties and organized weekend getaways.

Sports facilities

The University Sports Center is located on the north-east corner of Arlozorov and Ben-Gurion Boulevard. The Sports Center is open seven days a week, and the hours vary (closes early Friday and Saturday, opens at noon on Sunday). The center has two 25-meter lap pools, one indoor and one outdoor, a leisure pool, a sauna, and steam rooms. It also boasts basketball, volleyball and tennis courts, locker rooms, an equipment/clothing shop, and a gym with exercise machines. You will need to swipe your BGU ID card to enter the facility.

Student clubs

BGU has a very active and helpful student union. They organize events and help keep students updated on all the important university news. The union can help you with everything from joining sports activities to finding an apartment.

Student Reviews

A learning experience and growth
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I had a good program where I studied neuroscience and biochemistry which I enjoyed a lot. I had many great professors who were enthusiastic about what they were teaching and were very helpful. Also, I had the opportunity to do research with a great advicer. Also, I participated in many different volunteer experiences that helped at a domestic level as well as national....

University life
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

My university life and experience was very great with a lot of success through participating in different field practical training which helped me a lot to get a practical experience through doing

study till i rest in my grave
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

it was not easy but it was great

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