Ben Gurion University of the Negev: Beer Sheba - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

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I learned about the culture, predominantly through the language and by meeting locals. It challenged my beliefs and values in a very good way. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I was able to live in Israel for four months. - Middlebury College View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with Ben Gurion University of the Negev: Beer Sheba - Direct Enrollment & Exchange
I gain a lot of self-confidence and learn how to share my views on many aspects of life with Israelis and international students. I discovered a beautiful culture and a breathtaking country. I did not know how much of an adventurous and curious person I was until I step foot in Beer Sheva! View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with Ben Gurion University of the Negev: Beer Sheba - Direct Enrollment/Exchange
Past Review Adventurous
My Hebrew improved dramatically, I gained a newfound interest in global health, I gained insight on the perspective of Israelis my age, I saw parts of the country I otherwise never would have, and made some great international and American friends on the program. Worthwhile for sure. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I learned about myself through the people I met and the places I visited. I learned more about my religion and why it is important to me. I also learned that I don't enjoy hikes in the desert during August! I know so much more about the issues Israelis face within their country and with the Middle East. They are amazing human be... - Salisbury University View Entire Review
I gained a lot in terms of conversation skills and grammar. It was a very helpful language program. It didn't change my plans, but was very well in line with them. - New College of Florida View Entire Review
Totally worthwhile. I met so many relatives and learned that I loved the Israeli culture. Had a great experience playing with the university basketball team. - Middlebury College View Entire Review
I learned a lot due to the difficult situation between Israel and Palestine, the issue with the Beduins the Immigration problems that I got to know during my internship at PHR-Israel. I learned a lot from the great professors like Nadav Davidovitch, Doron Schultziner, Oren Yiftachel and Pnina Motzafi-Haller. I learnd from talkin... - Rijksuniversiteit Groningen / University of Groningen View Entire Review
I learned that it's important to get out of your comfort zone. Don't be afraid to do something your friends aren't doing. Get out and explore! Studying abroad in Israel was by far the best experience. - Washington College View Entire Review
I have become much better at Hebrew and learned a lot about myself in the process. Language immersion was a challenge that changed my life. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
ABSOLUTELY. - Hofstra University View Entire Review
Past Review
Yes, it was amazing. I loved traveling, meeting new people, getting off Tufts campus for a semester... - Tufts University View Entire Review

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Click PLAY to learn about the Overseas Program at Ben Gurion University of the Negev!

The Ginsburg-Ingerman Overseas Student Program (OSP) at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) invites you to take the road less traveled and experience Israel as never before. Raise your expectations and participate in a truly unique immersive study abroad program.

As an international student at BGU, you will study Hebrew language, in addition to choosing from a variety of courses taught in English that are designed to enhance and connect with your experience in Israel.

To complement your academic studies, you will be encouraged to participate in volunteer service, which will deepen your knowledge and exposure to Israel and its people.

You will live in dormitory apartments with Israeli students, providing you with the opportunity to practice your Hebrew and forge a genuine connection with Israelis.

You will also explore Israel on trips organized by OSP, where you will learn about the country’s history, landscape and diverse traditions. Finally, as a student at BGU, you will become a part of the University’s vibrant student body and gain a deep understanding of Israeli life from the "inside."

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