M.A. in Israel Studies at Ben-Gurion University
Planning to get your M.A in Israel? A master’s degree can be academic or professional which requires full-time coursework. If you plan to take your M.A here in Israel, you can select from the international degree programs being offered by the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU).
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) is known for its excellent credentials. BGU was established in 1969, located in Beer-Sheva, Israel which is now a major educational institution for teaching and research with over 19,000 students, 5 faculties, 71 department, 1 university hospital, 10 research institutes, and 25 research centers.
We offer MA, MSc, MD and PhD in Natural Sciences, Desert Studies, Engineering, Global Health and Israel Studies. As center of excellence, we invite qualified students to avail our Israel Studies International Program (SIP). Be our candidates and earn you master’s degree in our prestigious university. Learn from our notable and well-accomplished teaching personnel who are competent in their own craft.
The curriculum in BGU is consists of basic courses in your chosen field of specialization specially designed to have a unique teaching and learning experience. The Israel Studies International Program (SIP) offered by BGU aims to provide graduate students with core subjects and research methods in Israel Studies. You will explore the Israel’s culture, history and policy. If you intend to purse your PhD in related fields, enroll to us and learn from our multidisciplinary curriculum with courses in history, sociology, international relations, religious studies and political science.
Our M.A Program will take two years of schooling with the following coverage:
- Visitation to major archives in Israel
- Archive workshop
- Deep understanding about the Israeli society through meeting longtime residents, soldiers, new immigrants, kibbutz members, journalists, public figures and the future leaders.
- Fieldtrips to sociological and historical places
- Optional thesis writing
Admissions to BGU’s graduate programs are only offered to qualified applicants who are holding a Bachelor’s degree and superior scholastic achievements. You must have an average grade of 80 and above in either social sciences or humanities subjects from accredited university. Your application will be judged according to your academic records, instructor’s recommendations, professional honors, interest and potential.
eadline of Application:
Fall Admission: Beginning of August
Spring Admission: End of December
BGU has Graduate Assistantship intended for limited number of students who possess outstanding academic records. The university offers various student fellowships, stipends, and awards on a very competitive basis. Also, there are scholarships offered by other organizations such as DAAD Germany, Open Apartments Program, MASA, CasaSwap, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and many more.
If you are interested to enroll in our M.A in Israel Studies, please feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the following websites of BGU’s academic centers:
Center for International Academic Affairs