​​​​​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
inaviv@bgu.ac.il 


 

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 are 2 very useful guides for BGU international students and guests – Pre-Arrival Guide for International Students and Researchers, and Information for the New International Student .

Please note that due to various terms and conditions of your visit/studies/fellowship, not all the information there might be relevant to you, please consult Ina Aviv or the Department.​​

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