M.A. in Jewish Studies | Rothberg International School
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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:

July 1, 2021; late applications reviewed on a case-by-case basis, until September 12, 2021.


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Why M.A. in Jewish Studies?

  • Gain an in-depth understanding of Jewish civilization and culture from ancient times to the present.
  • Learn with top researchers and build a solid base for further academic study in the field.
  • Live in Jerusalem, a city steeped in more than 3,000 years of Jewish history and home to dozens of religious sites, libraries, archives, museums, research institutes and nonprofit organizations.


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


Questions about the Curriculum
Email Dr Yakir Paz
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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