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Faculty of
Natural Sciences
We are happy and excited to welcome you at our university. BGU is located in Beer-Sheva, the capital of the Negev (Southern part of Israel). 
To make your arrival arrangements as smooth as possible, here is some information that I hope you'll find useful.
Please contact me if you have any questions – 
Ina Aviv, Research Coordinator, Faculty of Natural Sciences

 
IMPORTANT NOTE: AS THE REGISTRATION / THE APPLICATION PROCESSES TAKE TIME, PLEASE DO NOT PURCHASE PLANE TICKETS BEFORE YOU HAVE:
1. COMPLETED THE PROCESS
2. RECEIVED AN ACCEPTANCE LETTER
3. RECEIVED A VISA AND A HEALTH INSURANCE VALID FOR THE PERIOD OF YOUR STAY

You must arrive to Israel with a visa which reflects the purpose of your stay (usually A2 – student visa), the visa cannot be changed after your arrival.
As some tickets are non-refundable we strongly suggest to buy them only after the mentioned above steps are completed.
There is a very useful guide for BGU students and guests, please read carefully. 
Important:  the information about the dorms (page 9 + hyperlink) is relevant only to international student programs, and not to a full-degree programs students and visitors. For more information – read further. 

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