It draws on the academic excellence and expertise of faculty in many disciplines, including history; political science; Near Eastern studies; Germanic, English, Slavic, Hebrew and Yiddish languages; sociology; religious studies; and comparative literature. Resources available to our students include the Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library, the Martin Salinger Resource Center, and the Jewish Heritage Video Collection. The M.A. in Judaic Studies program at University of Michigan provides an advanced, yet comprehensive and balanced curriculum in Judaic Studies while allowing students to concentrate on one of the following areas:
1) Literature and Culture
- Comparative Jewish Literatures
- Hebrew Literature
- Yiddish Literature
2) Jewish History and Social Science
- Ancient, Medieval and Modern Jewish History
- Contemporary Jewish Affairs
- American Jews (history, literature, sociology)
- Israel (culture and politics)
- Former Soviet Union (politics, history, and culture)
3) Classical and Modern Judaism: Law and Religion
- Jewish Mysticism
- Jewish Thought
- Biblical Studies
Get more detailsVisit official programme website
Programme StructureCourses include:
- What is Judaism
- Sources of Jewish History
- Film, Fiction and Female in Israel
- From Ghetto to Suburb
- Ethnicity in Israeli Literature and Culture
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
DisciplinesEthnic Studies History Language Studies View 46 other Masters in Ethnic Studies in United States
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Statement of Purpose:
- Personal Narrative: Describe your life experiences that have motivated your decision to pursue a degree in Judaic Studies.
- Three Letters of Recommendation
- Transcript(s): from all academic programs attended; electronic versions are accepted but official transcripts must still be mailed to the Rackham Graduate School
- GRE Scores
- Writing Sample: Please keep length below 30 pages
International24102 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 24102 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
National24102 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 24102 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
In-State11945 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 11945 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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.
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