Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Travel to Israel is currently not permitted as the region is a Level 3: Avoid non-essential travel on Canada's Travel Advisories. As per McGill's policy, students are not allowed to travel to Level 3 and 4 destinations.

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Language of instruction 💬

Eligible faculty 🎓

Beer-Sheva, Israel English and Hebrew Open to all faculties


Ben-Gurion University (BGU) is a world-renowned institution of research and higher education that influences people’s lives in the Negev, throughout Israel, and around the world.

BGU is the most vibrant, social, diverse, and active campus in Israel. Their campus environment helps students excel and enjoy this significant period in their lives while also focusing on their studies. You can enjoy parties and festivals, concerts, language exchange, acro-yoga or free salsa lessons. There is something for everyone in this distinctly Israeli "college town".

Visit their website for the full list of informational Webinars and a list of courses offered in English.

Term dates 

Semester 1

Semester 2

October - February February - July

*Semester and exam dates may vary from year to year. Please consult the Host institution's fact sheet, the Host institution's website, or the Host institution directly to confirm. 

Contact information

Incoming Student Coordinator

Liat Bussiba
email: bussibal [at]



The information on this page is drawn from either the institution's fact sheet or their website as linked above.

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