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Albert Katz International
School for Desert Studies

The student dormitories of the Sede Boqer Campus are in "Midreshet Ben-Gurion".
It is located in the heart of the campus, close to the research institutes, classrooms and laboratories.

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There are 198 housing units, of the following types:

A. single units.
B. couple units.
C. Family units.

Dormitory rental fees include municipal taxes, internet hook-up, as well as maintenance and janitorial services. Rent does not include electricity and water use. The students who live in the dormitories enjoy quality living conditions, including private units, with full basic accoutrements including: bed, cupboards, kitchen, tables, chairs, shelves, laundry lines, refrigerator, and electrical stove. Additional services include: laundry machines, study rooms, computer rooms, television room, etc. There is also a night duty person, for emergencies that occur after regular working hours.
A 24/7 security office is responsible for various security issues.

The rental agreement is renewed at the beginning of each academic year.
2016/2017 agreement of permission

The dormitories are managed by the Hospitality Administration Department, whose goal is to provide a high level of service to both students and scientific guests of the Blaustein Institutes. The department deals with Student dormitories, Guest House, Assistance with visa issues for students and overseas guests, Assistance with health insurance for students and overseas guests, Assistance with personal and social aspects of the residents' lives (including logistical, administrative, social and other issues).

 

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 Rules and Regulations

  1. Rent, electricity and water can be paid by credit card, check or cash.

  2. Rent is paid monthly, electricity and water is paid once every 4 months.

  3. There is a standard, mandatory cash deposit upon moving into the dorms.

  4. Growing or feeding pets around dorm area is forbidden.

  5. Lighting fire is forbidden around dorm area.

  6. You should keep all the equipment in the apartment in well condition and
    returned it in the same condition.

  7. Loud noise is forbidden after 23:00 pm. Please be considerate to your
    neighbors.

  8. Drilling holes or altering the structure of the dormitories in any way is
    forbidden.

  9. Do not take furniture outside from the apartment.

  10. Installing shade in the balcony of the apartment or at the dorm's area is
    forbidden.

  11. You should keep the apartment in appropriate and proper condition.

  12. Following the year visits will be performed to check if procedures are kept.

  13. Washing and drying machines are located in the dormitories area. To operate
    the machines, insert a 5NIS coin.

  14. All students must have health insurance. Israeli insurance companies tend
    NOT to insure for pre-existing conditions.

Please turn to our office in any case of a problem.

Contact:

Sigalit cohen
08-6596842
elcabir@bgu.ac.il

Noa Nevo
08-6596711
noanevo@bgu.ac.il 
 

Please visit the website of the Sede Boqer Student Council for more information on campus life.

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