​​​​​​The Welcome Center Staff is here for you. 

  • Lior Rozenthal - Almoznino (She\her)

  • Director, Welcome Center 
    Lior Rozenthal Almoznino is an expert when it comes to visa processes and health insurance. Dealing directly with the Ministry of Interior Affairs and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Lior assists students with their visa applications. With 18 years of diverse cross-university experience, Lior brings a unique understanding of the system and a sensitive approach to the student individual. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Hebrew Literature and Bible, and a Master's in Public Policy and Administration, both from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.

    Tel.: +972-8-64​28578 / +972-​8-6461016 | Email: Here4U@bgu.ac.il
  • Personal Email: liorroz@bgu.ac.il
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Polina Domalevski (She\her)

    • Welcome Center Coordinator
    • Responsible for providing information and assistance with visa applications and medical insurance for international students and international university staff. Polina has previously worked at El Al Airlines and at a company assisting foreign patients in Israel.
    • Polina is the coordinator for the following:
    • - Faculty of Health Sciences
    • - Faculty of Engineering
    • - Office of International Academic Affairs
    • - Work Permits and Work Visas​

  • ​​Liat Hitibash​  (She\her)

    • Welcome Center Coordinator
    • Liat's primary responsibilities include assisting international students and staff with their visa applications and health insurance requirements. 
    • Liat is the coordinator for the following:
    • - Faculty of Natural Sciences
    • - Faculty of Humanities
    • - Faculty of Business & Management
    • Tel.: +972-​8-6428574 | Email: Here4U@bgu.ac.il

    • Adva Shilo (She\her)
    • International Student Social Activities Coordinator
    • Adva is the head coordinator of social activities for international students at BGU. Adva is a Bachelor's student in the Department of Political Science and Communication at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. As a student herself, she loves sharing new experiences with international students and is here to answer any questions you may have. 
    • Tel.: +972-50-2029745 | Email: socialint@bgu.ac.il

    • Eden Gabay (He\Him)
    • International Student Assistant
    • Eden specializes in supporting international students with visa applications and medical insurance. Currently pursuing a Bachelor's in Information Systems Management, Eden brings a tech-savvy approach to streamline processes and enhance the experience for our diverse student community
    • Tel.: +972-74-7795225 | Email: Here4U@bgu.ac.il