Year after year, BGU is voted the number one choice of Israeli undergraduate students.
Unlike other Israeli universities, where students continue to live at home with their families during their studies, many of BGU’s some 20,000 students leave home from different parts of Israel to “go away to school” in the Negev.
What they find is a university with a warm, friendly atmosphere, a thriving campus filled with social activities and volunteer opportunities, a challenging academic environment that encourages students to become original thinkers, develop a social conscious and achieve their highest goals.
More than one-third of BGU’s students are pursuing advance degrees. This reflects the University’s commitment to increase its graduate and post-graduate student population to 50 percent of the total student body within the next 10 years and position BGU as a world-class center of research.