​​​​​Join us at the Welcome Center for International Students & Researchers

The BGU International Welcome Center is a hub for international researchers, students, employees, and accompanying families.

We are your home away from home and are here to guide and assist with all administrative (non-academic) issues throughout your BGU experience.

We look forward to welcoming you to BGU! ​​


​Welcome Center Services: 

  1. ​Guidance for students, researchers, and employees coming from outside Israel through every stage of their journey at BGU.
  2. Information and guidance on the process of obtaining visas and visa extensions for the BGU International community, including work permits and work visas for international employees, as well as accompanying family members.
  3. Information and guidance regarding health insurance requirements.
  4. Communication with government institutions and providing up-to-date information on regulations, policies, and guidelines related to visas and medical insurance.
  5. Organizing orientation events for international students and researchers, as well as a full calendar of social activities for the BGU International community.
  6. Providing orientation information on life in Beer-Sheva, helping students and researchers get acclimated in the city. 
  7. Handling inquiries from students, staff, and visitors to BGU.
For any inquiry please write to: here4u@bgu.ac.il​ 

Join Upcoming Welcome Center Events

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Marcus Family Campus in Beer-Sheva

Building #72 

3rd floor (Ground floor if coming from the main campus)

Rooms 316-316D​

Links to relevant information: 

Information about visa 

Information about health insurance 

Information about housing (for full-degree students and researchers) 

Information about housing (for short-term program students)​ 

For any inquiry please write to: here4u@bgu.ac.il​ 

To see updated information on events, photos, and more, follow us on social media! 

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We can't wait to meet you at the Welcome Center! 

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