About this Degree
This Jewish Studies (Middle Eastern Studies) Master at the University of Amsterdam is unique in that it offers, next to a solid methodological basis and the weeklong International Winter School in Jewish Studies, a tailor-made programme for each student
Following a general theoretical and methodological seminar, you will take tutorials and/or electives in subjects related to your desired area of expertise. Together with the study adviser and tutors, you will draw up your own trajectory. The staff participating in the programme cover a broad range of subjects, periods and approaches: Second Temple period and ancient rabbinic Judaism, medieval culture, with particular emphasis on philosophy and history of the sciences, early modern and modern cultural and intellectual history (including Amsterdam’s Jewish past and present), book history, Modern Hebrew and Israeli literature and culture, and Yiddish studies.
- Doing Jewish Studies
- Term Paper Hebrew and Jewish Studies
- Excursion: the International Winter School in Jewish Studies
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
- Apply before , EEA/EU
DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies History Language Studies View 112 other Masters in Area & Cultural Studies in Netherlands
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Hebrew and Jewish Studies is open for application to all students with a university Bachelor's degree in Hebrew and/or Jewish Studies
- A thorough knowledge of Hebrew (and of Yiddish for those who wish to specialise in pre-modern and/or modern Yiddish culture) is required
- English language proficiency
International16060 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16060 EUR per year during 12 months.
EU/EEA2209 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 2209 EUR per year during 12 months.
Living costs for Amsterdam
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.