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Jewish Studies
Master of Arts

Short description

Short description

Subjects making up the Jewish Studies programme include the language(s), religion, history and culture of the Jews from antiquity to the present day in terms of both their independent characteristics and in relation to their respective non-Jewish environment.
A key component is acquisition of Hebrew language skills.

Entry/Admission requirements

To be admitted to the Master’s programme, applicants require a relevant university degree, successfully completed at Bachelor’s level or equivalent, in which 54 ECTS were obtained in a Jewish Studies programme. Evidence of Hebrew language skills must be provided by means of a Hebraicum language proficiency test in classical and modern Hebrew; evidence of language skills must be provided at the point of admission to the MA Jewish Studies programme at the latest. The final grade for the BA programme must be 2.5 or higher.

Programme content

The Master’s programme in Jewish Studies is aimed primarily at academic qualifications in the field of research and teaching in and out of university, with special attention paid to the ability to conduct academic research independently and the ability to transfer the acquired knowledge in ways appropriate for different target groups. This programme also opens up access to further occupational fields in the area of humanities and culture as well as in media, public administration, archives and libraries, museums, publishing and both cultural and religious organisations.

Programme structure

Programme objectives/Career prospects

The Master’s programme in Jewish Studies is aimed primarily at academic qualifications in the field of research and teaching in and out of university, with special attention paid to the ability to conduct academic research independently and the ability to transfer the acquired knowledge in ways appropriate for different target groups. This programme also opens up access to further occupational fields in the area of humanities and culture as well as in media, public administration, archives and libraries, museums, publishing and both cultural and religious organisations.

Programme start:
Winter semester
Summer semester
Programme duration:
4 semesters
Language of instruction:
German + foreign language
Application procedure:
Aptitude assessment
Closing date for enrolment:
01/08/2021 - 01/10/2021
Closing date for re-registration:
01/07/2021 - 15/08/2021
Relevant documents:

Examination regulations

Module guide

Both available in German only.

Study programme contact:

Academic Advisor

Institut für Jüdische Studien

Room: 24.21.06.63

Phone: +49 211 81-15858

 

Study programme/Department
SSC contact:

Student Services Center (SSC)
Building: 21.02 / SSC
Phone +49 211 81‐12345

 

For questions regarding the course of studies and for examination issues:

Student and Examination Administration
Contact Examination Administration

Student Services Center (SSC)

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