BGU is located in Beer-Sheva, Israel's fourth-largest city often called the capital of the Negev region.
Beer-Sheva has an extensive history, covering over 6,000 years. The modern city was built by immigrants who came to Israel from some 70 different countries and to this day is populated by a broad variety of different cultures.
The different communities living in Beer-Sheva brought many multicultural restaurants to the city. In the old city you can find authentic Moroccan, Ethiopian, Yemen, Georgian and many more special cuisines. And with the influx of young students, Beer Sheva is also a vegan-friendly hub.
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Beer-Sheva is considered the Cyber Capital of
Israel. The welcome initiative of the Israeli government in transferring
the IDF's elite units to the south, as well as changing national priorities,
and the establishment of the national cyber complex – CyberSpark - in
Be'er-Sheva, places the city in the heart of the Israeli high-tech industry.
The city serves as a major transportation artery, situated in an attractive and central location, with two train stations allowing for an easy and comfortable ride to different locations in Israel. The Beer Sheva North train station is directly connected to the Marcus Family campus, with a convenient bridge allowing easy pedestrian access from the train straight to in university gate.
In addition, the many bus lines arrive right next to campus and the university area is bike friendly.