International M.Sc. in Software and Information Systems Engineering at Ben-Gurion University

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Software and Information Systems Engineering M.Sc. at Ben-Gurion University



Ben-Gurion University offers an M.Sc. program in Software and Information Systems Engineering. This program is suitable for international students and is conducted in English. The master’s program focuses on artificial intelligence, autonomous software systems and other contemporary subjects in this field.


The aim of this program is to provide high level education for both researchers and practitioners in various fields such as data science, game theory, machine learning, natural language processing and more.


Students in this graduate track gain knowledge and skills that are sought-after in today’s high-tech industry in Israel and abroad. In today’s industry, the need for professionals in AI and autonomous systems is on the rise, as algorithms and intelligent systems are utilized in a wide variety of fields such as GPS systems, E-commerce, medicine, education software and more.


Those who complete a thesis track may continue to Ph.D. (doctoral) studies.


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Study Program


Students learn about theories, models and practical methods in the field of AI and Autonomous Software Systems, necessary for developing intelligent systems.


They are exposed to up-to-date research, some of which is conducted in collaboration with international companies such as Microsoft, Facebook and IBM, as well as Academic institutions such as MIT and Harvard University.


The department has the largest number of researchers in Israel in the field of Artificial Intelligence.

Machine Learning and Big Data Program


This graduate track includes a program in Machine Learning and Big Data Analysis. Students in this program can learn about automatic pre-processing of data necessary for the extraction of vital insights and knowledge. This information serves different management tiers in organizations and is a crucial tool in strategic planning.


Studies Structure


The Master's program is designed to be completed in two years (four semesters). All classes aretaught in English.


The program is suitable for students who wish to combine their studies with their career.


The track includes a research thesis.


The department offers competitive scholarships to suitable students.




* Deep Learning
* Machine Learning
* AI Search Methods
* Internet Content Mining
* AI in Automated Diagnosis
* Complex Network Analysis
* And more




Admission requirements inclide the following:


- Applicants must have completed their undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Software Engineering or other relevant fields with a GPA of 80 (3.0) or above. 


- TOEFL English proficiency exam with a score of 85 / 120

- GRE score - recommended but not required



Candidates must submit the following mandatory documents:
- Copy of Undergraduate diploma and transcripts
- Copy of TOEFL or IELTS score
- Class ranking from the department’s graduating class
- 2 Letters of recommendation from academic faculty members regarding the candidate’s achievements.
- Passport copy
- Personal C.V.


Academic Diploma


Upon completion of this program, graduates receive a M.Sc. in Software and Information Systems Engineering from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.


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