May 17

BGU’s 50th Anniversary Celebration

May 17 to May 21, 2020

Celebrate a half-century of vision, innovation and excellence at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Sunday, May 17, 2020

Learn About the BGU-IDF Impact on the Negev: An Exclusive Day Trip for AABGU*
8:30 a.m.: Hotel Pick-up
3:30 p.m.: Return to Hotel

  • Visit Ir Habahadim, the IDFs newest and largest base, encompassing seven schools that train 90,000 soldiers annually and house up to 10,000 at any given time.
  • See the expansive new site of the future IDF High-Tech Campus, adjacent to BGU’s Advanced Technologies Park.
  • Enjoy a desert-style lunch of delicious Negev delicacies.

*Includes heavy walking

$36 per person includes lunch and transportation. Click here to register for the AABGU day trip.

Sunday, May 17 to Thursday, May 21
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

  • Attend a gala evening kick-off celebrating 50 years of pioneering greatness with Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin and Beer-Sheva’s Mayor
    Ruvik Danilovich!
  • Enjoy a discussion with “Fauda” co-creator and BGU alumnus, Avi Issacharoff.
  • Watch the future North Campus come to life with a spectacular on-site light and sound show.
  • Be inspired by a presentation of an honorary doctorate to and titillating lecture from Dr. Ruth K. Westheimer.
  • Mingle with brilliant young innovators at the SilicoNegev Entrepreneurship Festival and Startup Competition.
  • Participate in inspiring student exchanges and fascinating lectures.

$40 registration fee. Click here to register for BGU’s 50th celebration.

Download flyer>>

For more information: email Dana Ben-Benyamin or call her at (646) 452-3685.