​​​​At BGU, cultural exchange and cultural immersion are our priorities. In your academic or research program, you will study alongside your local peers. We encourage our Israeli and international students alike to take the time to learn from one another beyond what is taught in the classroom.  


5 Reasons to Study at BGU

#1. Advanced research and innovation at the forefront of science and technology

      • More than 1,900 junior and senior faculty members work together with their students across our 6 faculties, and over 60 BGU research centers.

      • BGU works in collaboration with over 1,200 Israeli and International companies.  

#2. BGU is at the heart of a thriving ecosystem

  • BGU has a key role in the unique ecosystem where higher education, hi-tech, industry, business, medicine, and government come together to develop groundbreaking research and bring new applications to the market.

  • #3. Entrepreneurship and innovation

      • BGU's goal is to involve its students, regardless of their field of study or degree, in frameworks of excellence, entrepreneurship, and social involvement through the "Yazamut 360" center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, BGU innovation labs, academic courses, and much more.

      • BGU researchers work on unique and innovative projects with leading high-tech companies from all over the world, including Lockheed Martin, Deutsche-Telekom, Ness, Wix, PayPal, Oracle, Google, and more!

      •  #4. Extensive community and social involvement

      • Since its inception, BGU has been involved in social activism with the understanding that research and education go hand in hand. Our faculty members and students take part in programs for social initiatives that seek to empower disadvantaged populations while enriching the lives of all involved. The social activities on various campuses cover a range of areas, including education, environmental activities, political awareness, and more.

    • #5. Social life on campus
      • BGU is the most vibrant, social, diverse, and active campus in Israel. Our campus environment helps our students excel and enjoy this significant period in their lives while also focusing on their studies. You can enjoy parties and festivals, concerts, language exchanges, acro-yoga, or free salsa lessons. There is something for everyone in this distinctly Israeli "college town".

      • ​​​​There is nothing better than a BGU student party! 

      • Check out the epic Purim & Holi festivities on campus this spring: 

      • Be different. Be you. BGU.
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