Program description

The International Jewish Studies MA program in Jewish history, philosophy, and thought. The course offers a comprehensive combination of Judaic studies that weaves together Biblical and Talmudic Studies, Jewish History, Philosophy, and Mysticism.

The program’s focus extends from the Biblical to Modern era, and is taught by experts in the fields of Biblical studies, the Dead Sea Scrolls, Early and Late Antiquity, the Middle Ages, early Modern, and Modern Jewish History and Thought. Our parallel Hebrew-language program draws over two-hundred students annually and we are now happy to be able to offer it to students from around the world.

What you will study

The year-long program will be taught over three semesters and includes a final examination. The courses are split according to three chronological groups: the Biblical period, Antiquity (the Rabbinic period); and the Medieval to the Modern period. In order to obtain a master’s degree, the student will need to accumulate 36 credits over three consecutive semesters.

The credits may be made up from any of the three groups of his/her choice and include the following fields of study:

  • Biblical Studies,
  • Dead Sea Scrolls,
  • Judaism in Antiquity,
  • Talmud and Midrash,
  • Jews and Christians- from Antiquity to Early Modernity,
  • Medieval Jewish History,
  • Jewish Philosophy,
  • Kabbalah and Jewish Mysticism,
  • Early Modern Cultural History,
  • Genizah Studies.
Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated July 15, 2019
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Oct 2020
Duration
1 year
Full-time
Price
10,690 USD
Deadline
Mar 15, 2020
Early application deadline. The deadline for submission is April 15.
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