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Hebrew University

M.A. in Jewish Studies

Fast Facts

Language of Instruction:

English

Degree Earned:

Master of Arts

Study Tracks:

Optional Religious Studies Track

Internship:

None

Career Outlook:

Academia, religious leadership

Length:

One year (three consecutive semesters)

Start Dates:

August (Summer Ulpan, optional) or October (degree program); check the academic calendar

Eligibility:

Bachelor’s degree, relevant background in Jewish Studies

Application Deadline:

May 15; late applications reviewed on a case-by-case basis

Cost:

Application: US$ 80
Tuition: US$ 17,000
Housing: US$ 7,600

Why M.A. in Jewish Studies?

  • Study Jewish history and culture with top researchers in the field.
  • Build a foundation in Modern Hebrew and study additional ancient languages.
  • Specialize in Religious Studies.
  • Learn while living in Jerusalem, a city sacred to Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.

Apply

We’re happy you’ve chosen to apply to Hebrew University’s Rothberg International School. See our application guidelines or apply online now.

Contact

Questions about the Curriculum
Email Dr. Ronnie Goldstein
Academic Head of the M.A. in Jewish Studies

Questions about Admission, Housing, and Other Practical Matters
Email the Division of Graduate Studies
Call us: +972 2 588 3184

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