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To apply for the master's programs at AKIS-BGU, please fill out the online application:

English application (for international students)

Hebrew application​ (for Israeli students)

**Please note that on the “Registration preferences” tab, in order to apply to our programs, you must select “The Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research” under the “Faculty” field.

**Additionally, the fields for “proposed advisor/s” and “Names of Referees” are mandatory when applying to master’s programs in AKIS. ​

(To see a list of faculty members and their areas of research, please refer to the list of "Academic Staff Members" on our website.)

In addition, please fill out the short internal AKIS application form.​

As part of the application process, you will be requested to submit the following: 

 1.  A certified c​opy of your diploma (to be sent directly to dschool@bgu.ac.il). If your documents are not in English, please also include an English translation that is either certified by the university or by a notary.

 2.  Certified copies of your academic transcripts (to be sent directly to dschool@bgu.ac.il)If your documents are not in English, please also include an English translation that is either certified by the university or by a notary.

 3.  Curriculum Vitae  (to be sent directly to dschool@bgu.ac.il)

 4.  Two letters of recommendation along with the reference form, written by academicians (to be sent by the reference directly to dschool@bgu.ac.il)​

 5.  Class rank if available (to be sent directly to dschool@bgu.ac.il)

 6.  Official copy of TOFEL examination score or IELTS examination score (to be sent directly to dschool@bgu.ac.il​​)​

7. Student Housing Form​ (if you do not have access to Google docs in your home country, you can fill out this form and send it directly to dschool@bgu.ac.il​​)​

For non-Israeli students: ​

8. A photocopy of the first page of your passport (to be sent directly to dschool@bgu.ac.il​​)​​​


​Please note that upon arriving in Israel at the beginning of your studies, you will need to provide the hard copies of your official certified academic transcripts and diploma.​​​​

All material should be submitted before the application deadlines listed below:  


Academic Year: 2020/2021

Semester: 2 (Spring Semester)

Beginning of the Semester: 28.2.2021

Application Deadline:  1.1.2021

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Academic Year:  2021/2022 

Semester:  1 (Fall Semester)​​

Beginning of the Semester:  17.10.2021​​

Appplication ​Deadline:  1​.7.2021

 

Mailing Address:
The Albert Katz International School for Desert Studies 
The Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research 
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev 
Sde Bok​er Campus, Israel 84990

  
Tel: 972-8-6596733; 972-8-6563401/2

Fax: 972-8-6596985 
E-mail: dschool@bgu.ac.il
Website: http://www.bgu.ac.il/akis