Admissions open for Ben-Gurion University’s Master’s Degree in Environmental Physics and Solar Energy

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel

March 15, 2023: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), Israel is now inviting applications for its Master’s program in Environmental Physics and Solar Energy. The program is led by the Albert Katz International School for Desert Studies (AKIS) located on the Side Boker Campus of the University.

The program is designed for students to gain a deep and diverse understanding and capability in fields related to the environment and natural resources, while also developing their mental flexibility, enabling them to employ methods, terms, and concepts from different areas of research and move between such areas. Emphasis will be given on training students in classical physics areas that are relevant to environmental studies (nonlinear dynamics, continuum mechanics, fluid flow and heat and material transfer, light-matter interaction, semiconductor physics), applied mathematics (asymptotic methods, statistical methods, numerical methods), and other physical sciences-related fields (surface chemistry, optoelectronic properties of materials, optics).

Program delivery: The 2-year program is taught completely in English.

Admission Cycle:

Applications are now being accepted for Fall 2023

Course dates:

Courses will begin in October 2023.

The academic year is October 2023 – July 2025

Application deadline: Rolling Admission

Admission Requirements:

Admission requirements for the program include a BSc. Degree in Natural Sciences or in Engineering Sciences in disciplines related to physics, mathematics, and chemistry, and to chemical, electrical, mechanical, and materials engineering. The admission requirements and terms will comply with the AKIS’s admission requirements and require approval of the program’s teaching committee.

Tuition: Approximately $5000/year

Scholarship: Scholarships covering tuition and living expenses may be available to outstanding students.

How to Apply:

1. Complete the online application form here:!app.gate?app=reg&f=1&d=2&lang=en

2. Send the following documents directly to :

a) A certified copy of your diploma

b) Certified copies of your academic transcripts

c) Curriculum Vitae

d) Two letters of recommendation along with the reference form, written by academicians

e) Class rank (if available)

f) Official copy of TOFEL examination score or IELTS examination score

g) Student Housing Form

h) A photocopy of the first page of your passport

3. The admission requirements and terms will comply with the AKIS’s admission requirements and require the approval of the program’s teaching committee.

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