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One Year Fellowships in Jewish Studies 2012-2013

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Features

  • Academic studies of Jewish text and culture in English 
  • World-renowned faculty from Israeli and European universities
  • Interactive text studies using the Hevruta method of studying in pairs
  • Applied project work
  • Networking in an open, international and pluralistic European environment
  • Hebrew Ulpan 6 hours per week
  • Optional second year of studies at the HfJS in Heidelberg
  • Follow-up programs and conferences

Scholarships
Fellows receive scholarships including student tuition, student accommodation and a monthly stipend towards living costs.

Deadlines
Early Application: Deadline January 15 (decision by March 1)
Application I: Deadline March 1 (decision by April 15)
Application II: Deadline April 15 (decision by June 1) 
The earlier one applies, the better chances are to get a scholarship. 

Candidates should have the following qualities:

  • Commitment to the renewal of European Jewish culture
  • Intellectual curiosity and documented academic experience
  • Interpersonal and leadership skills  

Prior study experience in Jewish texts or Hebrew is not required

More information here
Application forms here