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July 15, 2016

Named after Israel’s founder and first Prime Minister, David Ben-Gurion, the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev was strategically founded in the desert because of Ben-Gurion’s mission. Ben-Gurion worked tremendously hard to make the Negev bloom and become an area where the Jewish people could make major contributions to humanity. 


Today, the Negev and Ben-Gurion University are home to 20,000 students living in Be’er Sheva.  The university specializes in Engineering Sciences; Health Sciences, Natural Sciences, Humanities and is home to the Albert Katz International School for Desert Studies. 


Get a glimpse into 3 unique classes offered at BGU:


1. Mystical Themes in Judaic, Christian, and Islamic Traditions

Have you ever been curious about the Kabbalah or wonder where certain spiritual...

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July 01, 2016

Politics and international relations aside, the United States and Israel have quite a bit in common. Case in point: both countries know how to party like it's their birthday.


July 4 Swag

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June 20, 2016

Making a decision to study abroad can be exciting but it can also be a bit stressful. All your friends want to go to Barcelona while others want to go to Greece or Paris. While those are all great locations, Israel is one that is often bypassed. Where else can you get a combination of beach, history, and top notch education?


Well, there is a place called Tel Aviv University (TAU). This international university has everything you want and need in a study abroad experience. Here are 5 reasons you should consider studying abroad in Tel Aviv University:

1. Location


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