OSP offers participants a wide variety of extra-curricular programs designed to enhance your experience at BGU and in Israel. You are encouraged to take advantage of the diverse array of opportunities outside of formal classes, which will enhance and enrich your time on the program.

A wide range of lectures, trips, hikes, cultural and sporting events are available. From mountain climbing to museum-hopping to Mediterranean belly-dancing, there is something to suit every student and every interest.

Check out these webinar videos to hear from recent students on OSP and learn more about student life at BGU!


Life in Beer-Sheva
Hear from Tzippy about the city’s culture and customs, what to do around town, what the locals are like, and more. Watch now



Why I Chose BGU
After experiencing life on OSP for three months, Alyssa looks back on why she chose BGU.
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Student Life at BGU
David talks about student life at BGU – from living in the dorms with Israeli students to classroom culture.
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Why I Chose Israel – On the Ground with Two BGU Students

Jay & Ekta share why they studied in Israel and how a semester at BGU has helped them achieve their study abroad goals.
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