Ben-Gurion University (BGU) is a world-renowned institution of research and higher education that influences people’s lives in the Negev, throughout Israel, and around the world.
BGU is currently home to almost 20,000 students and 4,000 faculty members. More than 135,000 alumni play important roles in all areas of research and development, industry, health care, the economy, society, culture, and education in Israel and abroad.
BGU is known for conducting cutting-edge research in subjects such as: Israel studies, alternative energy, desert studies, cyber security, robotics, big data, information systems, and much more.
BGU attracts outstanding students from all over Israel and the world. Students come to BGU for both the exceptional academic opportunities and for the vibrant campus atmosphere.
The University has three main campuses: The Marcus Family Campus in Beer-Sheva, the Eilat Campus, and the research campus at Sde Boker. BGU is also home to national and multi-disciplinary research institutes.