Bachelor of Arts (Major subject)
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.
For this study programme you need a minor subject
At the fore of the Bachelor's programme is an introduction to the basics of academic Jewish Studies and the teaching of the Hebrew language (biblical and modern Hebrew). In the second and third years of the programme, students can choose from a range of modules including the reading of rabbinic and mediaeval literature, the relationship between majority culture and minority culture, phenomena and conditions of tradition and change in Jewish life, questions of Jewish identity balancing the conflicting demands of unity and diversity, as well as state and society in Israel. In the Master’s programme, students can deepen their academic study of Jewish/Hebrew literature and Jewish history, religion and intellectual history.
Programme objectives/Career prospects
Career options for graduates of the Bachelor’s programme include professions in the fields of teaching/knowledge transfer, journalism, in libraries, archives, museums and documentation centres, public relations and educational leadership & management.
German (partially: English)
16/07/2023 - 06/10/2023
01/07/2023 - 15/08/2023
Institut für Jüdische Studien
Phone: +49 211 81-15858