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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)

When filling out the online application, please make sure to note potential advisor(s) with whom you would like to work on your thesis. (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 internal application form according to the program you choose:

Desert Studies.doc

Hydrology and Water Quality.doc

Ecology and Nature Conservation.doc

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

 1.  A certified c​opy of your diploma (to be uploaded via the online application). If your documents are not in English, please also include a translation into English (no need for an official or notarized translation).

 2.  Certified copies of your academic transcripts (to be uploaded via the online application). If your documents are not in English, please also include a translation into English (no need for an official or notarized translation).

 3.  Curriculum Vitae  (to be uploaded via the online application)​

 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 (to be sent 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:  2019/2020 

Semester:  1 (Fall Semester)​​

Beginning of the Semester:  27.10.2019

Deadline:  15.7.2019


 

Academic Year: 2019/2020

Semester: 2 (Spring Semester)

Beginning of the Semester: 8.3.2020

Deadline:  1.1.2020


 

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

  
Tel: 972-8-6596733 
Fax: 972-8-6596985 
E-mail: dschool@bgu.ac.il
Website: http://www.bgu.ac.il/akis