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American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

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Mission Statement

American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (AABGU) plays a vital role in sustaining David Ben-Gurion's vision, creating a world-class institution of education and research in the Israeli desert, nurturing the Negev community and sharing the University's expertise locally and around the globe.

Founded in 1972, AABGU is a nonprofit corporation with headquarters in New York City and nine regional offices throughout the United States. The North American OSP office is located at and supported by AABGU’s national office in New York.

How AABGU Fulfills its Mission

AABGU fulfills its mission by raising funds and awareness for the University across the United States, showcasing BGU's academic excellence and cutting-edge research from the desert for the world.

Activities include educating individuals, foundations and media about the University's groundbreaking research through a series of exciting, informative communications, educational programs and events, featuring BGU's world-renowned faculty.

To learn more about Ben-Gurion University and educational events in your area, you can sign-up for e-mail updates and news. For more information about programs in your area go to Regions & Events. For more information about BGU or AABGU visit www.aabgu.org.

To help us support this oasis of innovation in the desert and the Ginsburg-Ingerman Overseas Program, we appreciate your tax-deductible donation.

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