Ben Gurion University

Ben Gurion University is an academic public University, a leading research-and-teaching Institute in Israel. The University has close to 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students in various schools and programs, including a prominent medical school. While BGU is known for several years now as the most sought-after school for undergraduate education in Israel (primarily in science and engineering), the university places a strong emphasis on scientific research and has invested over $100M within the past 10 years on construction and research infrastructure and facilities, particularly in the biotechnology and nanotechnology areas.