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JEWISH STUDIES SPECIALIZATION (2011/2012)

Under the aegis of the Jewish Studies Project, we are happy to offer a specialization in Jewish Studies for MA and PhD students in the History Department, Medieval Studies Department and the Nationalism Studies Program. The Jewish Studies specialization is available in the 1-year and 2-year MA programs and entails the completion of a certain number pf course credits in Jewish Studies (in addition to all the other requirements of the History Department, Medieval Studies Department or the Nationalism Studies Program). The credit requirements for formal recognition of having completed the Jewish Studies specialization are as follows:

History Department and Nationalism Studies Program (1-year program)
14 classroom credits from Jewish Studies courses
8 credits for thesis on a Jewish Studies topic *
4 credits for academic writing *
* These credits are part of the normal requirements for the History Department and
Nationalism Studies Program
Total: 26 credits

History Department and Nationalism Studies Program (2-year program)
1 CEU credits=2 ECTS
24 classroom credits from Jewish Studies courses
8 credits for thesis on a Jewish Studies topic *
4 credits for academic writing *
* These credits are part of the normal requirements for the History Department and Nationalism Studies Program
Total: 36 credits

For those wishing to complete the specialization, the following courses are mandatory:
Paths to Jewish Emancipation (JEWS 5560);
Problems and Paradigms in Jewish Studies: How to write on Jewish Subjects (JEWS 5080).

Classical Hebrew courses are offered by the Source Language Teaching Group (SLTG). These do not count towards the 16 classroom credits from Jewish Studies courses.

All credits earned in MA and PhD classes listed under Jewish Studies (infosys code: JEWS) are accepted by the History Department and the Nationalism Studies Program.

Students can compete for Jewish Studies Research Support Grants, which cover research-related costs (including travel). All students specializing in Jewish Studies are strongly encouraged to apply for these grants.

Jewish Studies student handbook (academic year 2011-2012)

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