Student Extracurricular Activities


MSIH Medical School for International HealthStudents in the Medical School for International Health are encouraged to become active participants in thedynamic university community. Libraries and athletic facilities are open to medical students and the university offers access to a wide range of movies, shops, theaters, restaurants, and musical performances, as well as a point of entry to Beer-Sheva's diverse cultures and community activities.


Want to see what its like to be a student at the MSIH?  Click the video above, the first in our "A Day in the Life"

series that features second- and third-year medical students at the MSIH.


Medical School for International Health students take part in a multitude of extracurricular activities, including the publication of a student-run newsletter called BLGN; click her to view the Winter 2014 issue, and click here to view the Fall 2013, and participation in the following organizations:

AMSA (American Medical Student Association)

EMIG (Emergency Medicine Interest Group)

ASRAN (Israeli Medical Student Association in the Negev)

Bedouin Tutoring Program

Ethics Advisory Committee

International Health and Medicine Club

Medical Students for Choice

Mental Health Interest Group: visit their Facebook page here:


Migrant Worker's Clinic (Service of Physicians for Human Rights)

MSIH Student Council

Families in Medicine Group

Global Health Journal Club

IHM Working Group

Physicians for Human Rights

Women's Health Interest Group

Nam Bedouin Clinic

Save A Child's Heart

Students for Integrative Medicine

The BGU Student Union posts a weekly newsletter to their website, full of all the events going on at BGU.  You can visit the site by clicking the link here....there is a lot going on!

Students contribute to the Appendix, MSIH's literary journal.  You can visit its website at to read the Spring 2011 issue.

Students also contribute and update a student-run website which is full of interesting information about student life in Israel.  You can visit this website at

Ben Gurion University's website has recently added more pages in English for its foreign students, and its another good source of information for MSIH students.  Visit it here:


First-year students are now blogging about their experiences on the blog:

You can review other MSIH student volunteer activities on the MSIH student website volunteer opportunities page.

We're on Facebook!  Visit the Medical School for International Health Facebook group for the latest information and updates.

You can also visit the new Ben-Gurion University Facebook fan page for interesting information and photos!

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