American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

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About Us

American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (AABGU) plays a vital role in sustaining David Ben-Gurion’s vision: creating a world-class institution of education and research in the Israeli desert, nurturing the Negev community and sharing the University’s expertise locally and around the globe. AABGU is headquartered in New York City and has nine regional offices around the country. Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) is a world leader in interdisciplinary research in cutting-edge fields that range from cyber security and desert studies to nanotechnology and biotechnology, from Hebrew literature to global health. For more information, visit

As BGU looks ahead to turning 50 in 2020, AABGU imagines a future that goes beyond the walls of academia. It is a future where BGU invents a new world and inspires a vision for a stronger Israel and its next generation of leaders. Together with supporters, AABGU will help the University foster excellence in teaching, research and outreach to the communities of the Negev for the next 50 years and beyond. Visit to learn more.