The Department of Mathematics offers an active research environment with a distinctly international character. Every year, students in the program attend a highly distinguished lecture series and participate in international conventions featuring well-known mathematicians.


 Studies in the Department are offered in four tracks:

1. Pure Mathematics

2. Industrial and Applied Mathematics

3. Mathematics and Computer Science

4. Mathematics Education


The M.Sc. program offers a Thesis (research) track and requires two years of full-time study. Outstanding students may join the combined M.Sc.-Ph.D. track during the 2nd year of their M.Sc. studies.

For further information please visit the Mathematics Dept. website


M.Sc. Requirements:

  • » B.Sc. degree in Mathematics at a minimum GPA of 80/100 from accredited institution.

  • » A TOEFL score of 85/120 or the equivalent score in an internationally recognized English proficiency exam is required.

  • » The candidate must identify a potential advisor (research supervisor) among the faculty's staff.

  • In order to assist you in finding an advisor, please visit the BGU Research Portal

  • » In some cases, a Skype interview will be conducted as part of the admission process in order to better assess the student's abilities.



Mandatory documents for preliminary consideration:

  • » A copy of the applicant's undergraduate diploma

  • » A copy of the applicant's academic transcripts

  • » A copy of the applicant's  TOEFL/IETLS score

  • » A copy of the applicant's  GRE subject score

  • » Two letters of recommendation from faculty members who are familiar with the applicant's academic work and skills. These should be sent by the recommender directly to foreign_reg@bgu.ac.il

  • » A copy of the first page of your passport

  • » A copy of your CV

Please note that original documents must be presented upon arrival to Israel.