International students from over 50 countries enjoy a full calendar of activities and events, and a variety of clubs and organizations. Sharing on-campus housing with Israeli students as roommates, international students get to experience Israeli culture firsthand by forging friendships and building memories. Our location in Beer-Sheva, a multicultural city, is an ideal place for international students to experience the communal diversity of Israel.
BGU International; was established in 2007 at BGU; to assist the university in broadening and deepening its international character, and becoming part of the emerging global knowledge and learning network.
Academic programs in English are available from short term through Semester/year programs to full Masters & PhD degrees and post-doctoral positions.
Additionally, the office aims to promote academic scientific and administrative staff and students exchange.
BGU International is responsible for all matters relating to internationalization at BGU including an accessible platform with an array of services for international students.
We welcome initiatives for partnerships, collaborations and joint academic endeavors. As a comprehensive University we have numerous top ranked experts in many fields. We encourage you to contact us with any idea for collaboration.
Visa and Health insurance:
General questions and inquires:
Floor: 5 1/2 (five and a half)
Thursday: 09:00 - 12:30, 13:00 - 15:30
For Visa and Health Insurance Matters: Sunday - Wednesday: 08:45 - 10:30
It is also possible to schedule a personal meeting with the Visa Coordinator
Tel.: +972-8-6461016, Fax.: +972-8-6461681, E-mail: