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Ben Gurion University of the Negev (BGU): Overseas Student Program

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Program Information


Beer-Sheva, Israel


Academic Year, Fall, Spring


English, Hebrew, Arabic

Minimum Language Requirement

None; however, you must take the host language as one of your courses.

Areas of Focus

STEM, Global Health, Arts & Humanities, Social Sciences




The Overseas Student Program (OSP) at Ben Gurion University is designed for students seeking a formative academic period of study in Israel. All students enroll in a 6 week Ulpan (Hebrew-learning program) prior to the start of the semester. Students chose to study from a variety of English-taught courses in Jewish and Israel studies, environmental science, global health, political science, history, anthropology, Arabic, and arts and literature.

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Detailed information about this program, including courses, housing, and fees, is available on the program website.

In order to study abroad for credit, you must complete two applications. You will need to both apply to your program for admission (via the program website) and apply to Yale for approval to receive credit.

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This program requires that you enroll in their pre-semester Ulpan course. See the program website for more information about this course and the program calendar.  


The entrepreneurship courses are not eligible for general Yale credit.