Click on the map for a virtual tour of the Marcus Family Campus in Beer-Sheva.


BGU Photo Slideshow
Get a feel for BGU’s campus spirit by
watching this slideshow set to music.

Video: Designing a New Future
Discover how innovations being developed
at BGU are the future of Israel and the world.

Visit Israel's Southern Wine Route
Read why the Negev is becoming a new
hot spot to visit in Israel.

The Best of Beer-Sheva
Find out what to do and see on your visit to
the unofficial capital of Israel's Negev desert.



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Visit Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

On your next trip to Israel…put Israel’s most innovative university on your itinerary.

Visit BGU

Come see where the future of Israel is being imagined, researched and created on a daily basis.

Discover BGU’s oasis of academics and innovation in the heart of the Negev desert:

  • Visit state-of-the art laboratories that focus on bio- and nanotechnology,  cancer research, robotics, and more.

  • Meet with researchers and faculty members in a range of fields, including solar energy, Jewish studies and Hebrew literature, desert and water research, and biotechnology.

  • Learn about life at BGU from students from throughout Israel and around the world, who are combining academics and a vibrant campus life with a commitment to volunteering in the local community.

  • View the University’s award-winning desert-friendly architecture that makes it an inspiring and “green” place to learn.

The BGU Visitor’s Unit
provides free tours of the University that must be arranged in advance. Tours can range from a one-hour walking tour of the campus to a multi-day visit tailored to your interests.

Arrange a visit via your local American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev office.
Find your nearest AABGU regional office now.

Getting to BGU

Beer-Sheva is only 90 minutes from Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, and now just one hour from Tel Aviv by train. Sede Boqer is about a two hour drive from Tel Aviv. Get  transportation information and driving directions here.

Get information about places to stay when you visit BGU here.


Download BGU campus maps here.

For more information about visiting BGU, contact your regional AABGU office.