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Hebrew University

M.A. in Jewish Studies

Fast Facts

Language of Instruction:


Degree Earned:

Master of Arts

Career Outlook:

Academia, community and religious leadership


Two years (four semesters)

Start Dates:

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


Bachelor’s degree in humanities, academic background in Jewish Studies is an advantage

Application Deadline:

April 1, 2019; late applications reviewed on a space-available basis


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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.
  • Learn while living in Jerusalem, a city sacred to Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.


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


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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