Eligibility for Admission

Applicants who obtained or expect to obtain a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.

Grade transcripts and certificates submitted as part of the application procedure must be originals or photocopies authorized by the candidate's school or university.

A notarized translation must accompany transcripts in languages other than English.

Applicants to a thesis track at the Engineering and Natural sciences​ faculties:

Are required, prior to applying, to contact one or more potential supervisors with whom they would like to work on their thesis.  For more information about BGU researchers please visit the departments' website or the BGU research portal​.

For instructions and tips on how to find an advisor, click here

How to Apply

Please visit our application portal »

In order to apply you will need to enter your passport number and email address. The system will automatically send you via email a BGU ID number. That will be your student number as well. 

​Knowledge of English

Proficiency in English is mandatory for all programs. Applicants must successfully pass the TOEFL examination (85/120) or the equivalent IELTS examination. The English proficiency requirement is waived for applicants who received their Bachelor's degree in a program taught in English.

Semester Dates

Fall semester 2024​​: November 2, 2024-January 31, 2025

Spring semester 2025: March 16, 2025 - June 27, 2025​

Application Process

1.       For thesis track only – finding a supervisor.

2.       Filling the application form​ and submitting supporting documents required by the program.

3.       Paying the application fee.

4.       Documents reviewed and a decision is made.

5.       Receiving a formal letter of acceptance/rejection.

6.        If accepted – paying the downpayment.

7.       Applying for a student visa and health insurance.​

  1. A copy of the applicant's academic transcripts (and diploma if available)
  2. A copy of the applicant's TOEFL/IETLS scores
  3. Two letters of recommendation from faculty members who are familiar with the applicant's academic work and skills.
  4. A copy of the first page of your passport
  5. Your ranking in your department's graduating class (if applicable)
  6. A copy of your CV

Please note: upon arrival in Israel, original documents must be presented.

Important - Any student who wants to study in Israel must obtain an A-2 visa (Student visa) from the Israeli embassy/ consulate in the country of his residence. 

Information about Visa and Health Insurance