Ben-Gurion University invites applications for M.Sc. in Geological and Environmental Sciences

New Delhi, January 25, 2022: The Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU), Israel is inviting applications from international students for the M.Sc. in Geological and Environmental Sciences.

The M.Sc. program at the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences is a research degree with thesis, designed to impart research skills and professional competence in a variety of fields in geology, earth and environmental science.

The disciplines studied in this department enable a deeper understanding of the processes operating on and beneath the surface of the Earth. Study and research facilities in earth dynamics, geochemistry, micropaleontology, engineering geology, and field measurements are cutting edge.

The program is subject to rules and regulations set by the Faculty of Natural Sciences, including awarding of credit points and eligibility for scholarships and teaching assistantships.

Program delivery:

The M.Sc. program requires two years of full-time study.  Outstanding students may join the combined M.Sc.-Ph.D. track during the 2nd year of the M.Sc. studies. Students in this track join the Ph.D. program without submitting M.Sc. thesis.

Admission Cycle:

Applications are now being accepted for Fall 2022.

Course dates: 

The Fall Semester will begin October 23, 2022.

Application deadlineRolling admission

Tuition:  The tuition for a single year for international students (in a 2-year program) is USD 5,000.


  1. A B.Sc. in Geological and Environmental Science or in closely related fields, with a grade point average of at least 80 from an accredited institution.
  2. A TOEFL score of at least 85/120 or equivalent score in an internationally recognized English proficiency exam is required.
  3.       Acceptance to the program requires the agreement of a specific faculty member to act as a supervisor of the candidate. In order to assist you in finding an advisor, please visitScholars@BGU

Scholarship:   Full Tuition and Cost of Living Scholarships are available for excellent students.

How to Apply: Students applying for an M.Sc. in Geological and Environmental Sciences are required to contact one or more potential supervisors with whom they would like to work on their thesis.  For more information about BGU researchers please visit the departments’ website or the BGU research portal .

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