Paideia - The European Institute for Jewish Studies in Sweden One Year Fellowships in Jewish Studies 2016-2017


Source: Paideia - The European Institute for Jewish Studies in Sweden


Registration is now open for the Paideia One Year Jewish Studies Program which offers a unique international Jewish studies experience during eight months in Stockholm, Sweden with the possibility of completing a 120 ECTS Master in Jewish Civilizations degree at the Hochschule für Jüdische Studien in Heidelberg, Germany. The studies are conducted five days a week, seven hours per day, under the instruction of world-renowned faculty. The program includes two year-long courses in Bible and Talmud; eleven intensive text courses running chronologically from Torah and Midrash, through Medieval Jewish Philosophy and Responsa Literature to Modern Jewish Philosophy and Literature; as well as various courses on Jewish life, calendar and holidays in relation to contemporary Jewish issues.

Experience 8 months in Stockholm of:

  • Academic studies of Jewish text, culture, tradition and philosophy
  • World-leading faculty from the top Israeli and European universities
  • Traditional Hevruta text study methodology
  • Applied project work in Informal Education and Community Leadership
  • An open, international and pluralistic European environment
  • Hebrew Ulpan on three different levels
  • Mid-year study trip to Israel in cooperation with Yad Vashem
  • Follow-up programs and yearly conferences
  • Access to a 500-individual strong network of alumni in 40 countries

Grants for tuition and living expenses are available.

Application Deadline: January 15, 2016

For more information visit the program webpage.

Updated: Dec. 09, 2015