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.
Applications are now being accepted for Fall 2023
Courses will begin October 2023.
Academic year is October 2023 – July 2025
Application deadline: Rolling Admission
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:
👉🏻 Complete the online application form here: https://bgu4u.bgu.ac.il/pls/scwp/!app.gate?app=reg&f=1&d=2&lang=en
👉🏻 Send the following documents directly to firstname.lastname@example.org :
▪️ A certified copy of your diploma
▪️ Certified copies of your academic transcripts
▪️ Curriculum Vitae
▪️ Two letters of recommendation along with the reference form, written by academicians
▪️ Class rank (if available)
▪️ Official copy of TOFEL examination score or IELTS examination score
▪️ Student Housing Form
▪️ A photocopy of the first page of your passport .
👉🏻 The admission requirements and terms will comply with the AKIS’s admission requirements and require the approval of the program’s teaching committee.
About Ben-Gurion University of the Negev:
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev embraces the endless potential we have as individuals and as a commonality to adapt and to thrive in changing environments. Inspired by our location in the desert, we aim to discover, to create, and to develop solutions to dynamic challenges, to pose questions that have yet to be asked, and to push beyond the boundaries of the commonly accepted and possible.
We are proud to be a central force for inclusion, diversity, and innovation in Israel, and we strive to extend the Negev’s potential and our entrepreneurial spirit throughout the world. For example, the multi-disciplinary School for Sustainability and Climate Change at BGU leverages over 50 years of expertise on living and thriving in the desert into scalable solutions for people everywhere.
At a glance:
20,000 students | 800 senior faculty | 3 campuses | 6 faculties: humanities & social sciences, health sciences, engineering sciences, natural sciences, business & management, and desert research
We invite you to set aside existing paradigms and to view the world from our unconventional perspective.