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The Hebrew University of Jerusalem MA in Jewish Studies
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

MA in Jewish Studies

Jerusalem, Israel

2 Years


Full time

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USD 5,600 / per year



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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.


Offered by Hebrew University’s Rothberg International School (RIS) in conjunction with the Mandel Institute of Jewish Studies, the M.A. in Jewish Studies program is designed to provide you with up-to-date knowledge in the field of Jewish studies in preparation for an advanced academic degree. The program offers you a broad foundation in the field and will help you enrich your knowledge, research and language skills, and experience. You will expand your understanding of particular areas of interest through an in-depth study of Jewish culture, texts, history, and philosophy.

You’ll enjoy an intimate learning experience in small classes with experts in the field. The program is divided into two main periods: Ancient to Early Medieval, and Medieval to Modern.



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