Gain hands-on research experience working alongside a BGU faculty member during a 3 to 12-month internship. The program aims to provide a flexible tailor-made framework. Students from diverse academic backgrounds, both undergraduate and graduate, can conduct their internship within BGU and outside of the university, through practical work assignments and experience. The first step is to find a host with research interests that match your academic background and goals. An internship can be conducted in all 6 BGU faculties, in all fields of research.

BGU offers a vibrant campus life, and a diverse, convenient, and friendly student-oriented city. With Israeli students, international students from countries all around the world, helpful staff, and trips throughout Israel– a significant experience is awaiting you.

Our devoted social and dorm counselors will guide you through this exciting experience. ​

​Want to learn Hebrew? Ask us about an option that fits your schedule.

» Explore Israel via trips throughout the country- Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, hikes in the Negev desert and the north.

» Get to know Israelis- enjoy joint events, go to pub nights with the local crowd, discover Israelis' point of view on current affairs, and have the opportunity to celebrate holidays the Israeli way.

» Merge into BGU's social life- join the student union's festivities and events and experience the unique BGU social life.

» Become close with your diverse group and community- get to know people from all over the world, and make meaningful connections that can last for a lifetime.



The student should have at least one year of academic experience and submit the following required documents: 
- An Official Copy of your Transcript of Study
- A Digital Photograph (JPG)
- CV/Resume
- Copy of Passport

There might be additional requirements upon the academic host's request.

Academic Framework

Under the supervision of professional supervisors, students may typically be assigned to some or all of the following responsibilities: review literature, undertake research in a particular subject area, collect information on topics related to the subject area, organize data and documents, and guide and participate in ongoing research projects. 

How to apply:

To apply for the Internship program, you are requested to find an academic host/advisor at BGU.

>> Second step - coordinate the internship with the selected host /advisor.

>> Third step - only after receiving consent from a BGU host/advisor, submit your application through the online application.

If you need any assistance please write to Liat Bichman at bliat@bgu.ac.il

Application Deadline: Rolling Admission

Apply here: Online application form

Suggested Services:

​​​​​​​​​​​​​Health Insurance: Every guest, visitor, professor, or student, as well as accompanying family members and dependents, associated with BGU must be covered by a comprehensive health insurance policy provided by an Israeli provider, for the period of their stay in Israel. 
Link to the 
Health Insurance information. 

Trips and Activities – payment per event.

For students receiving MASA scholarships, the above components are mandatory and added to the cost of the internship. Ask us more about the MASA opportunity: bliat@bgu.ac.il

Length of Program

The program can be set from 3 to 12 months according to the agreement between the student and the academic host.


On-campus housing – optional and according to the duration of the Internship. For more information click here.

Service Fees

On-campus housing (Beer-Sheva Campus): $495 per month (or part of a month) – Optional 

Mandatory University Services Fee:

Semester - $150 USD

Year - $300 USD​

Payment is available online via credit card or PayPal. 


​​​Grants are available through MASA Israel Journey (a joint project of the Israeli Government and the Jewish Agency for Israel), for those who are eligible. To find out more and to apply, please visit Masa Israel.


Students must apply for a student visa (A2) via their local embassy or consulate prior to their arrival to Israel.
Once your advisor confirms your request your admission letter will be sent to you.
For more information, visit our website  or contact our Visa Office at: here4u@bgu.ac.il​