The Overseas Student Program (OSP) is designed for college students seeking a unique academic experience in Israel. Students study Hebrew language (no background necessary) and choose the remaining courses from a variety of subject areas. In addition to special focuses in Global Health, Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Israel Studies, and Sustainable Development & Environment, students have the choice of taking courses in areas such as anthropology, gender & women's studies, health sciences, history, linguistics, literature, Middle Eastern studies, philosophy, political science, religious studies, sociology. Students are eligible to take courses directly at Ben-Gurion University.
This four-week English-taught program gives you academic training and hands-on entrepreneurial experience right in the heart of the Start-Up Nation. During this program, you will gain the following career-boosting skills and experiences: Develop a business plan. Conduct market surveys. Create a work plan. Make a mock presentation to investors. Network with and learn from leaders in business and high-tech. Understand how to lead effectively within an innovation ecosystem, such as Israel. You’ll take two intensive courses specially designed to help you translate business ideas into successful business ventures. "Innovation”—Develop strategies for implementing innovation in a start-up or established company within the global system. "Leadership in Organization”—Learn how to be an effective and inspired leader within the context of an innovation ecosystem.
The purpose of the Summer Program in Data Mining and Business Intelligence is to provide both theoretical and practical knowledge, including tools, on data mining. The program offers two academic courses (each for 3 credits), where students learn the basic tools of data mining and the utilization of machine learning techniques for solving cyber security problems. The program includes a mandatory one week internship at BGU’s Cyber Security Research Center. The internship corresponds with the course materials and contributes the practical experience component. In addition, students will take part in professional field trips to leading companies, in order to enhance their understanding of data mining and cyber security.