Hochschule für Jüdische Studien Heidelberg (HfJS)

Jewish Civilizations

M.A. (Master of Arts)
Subjects: Theology, Religion, Cultural Studies, History, Ancient Studies
English only
Winter semester:  15 Jul
Summer semester:  15 Jan
Application Deadlines
0.5 - 2 Years (starting: Both semesters)
Tuition fees (per semester)
Both semesters
directly at University
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a relevant subject (the Admissions Board will determine if a subject is relevant or not).

Minimum standard period of study: 3 years.
Required ECTS credits: 180.

GPA Rate 2.30

Language Requirements

Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

Additional information:
Information regarding English language not provided.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Application Procedure & Selection

directly at University
Application Fee:
No application fees

Application Documents

  1. Evidence of a Bachelor's degree.
  2. A letter of application.
  3. A letter of motivation (2 or 3 sides of DIN A4 long).
  4. A letter of recommendation from a qualified person.
  5. A declaration as to whether the applicant has lost his/her eligibility to be examined in the consecutive Master's program in Jewish Civilizations or in a program with essentially the same course content at a Hochschule in Germany or abroad or still has examinations to complete within this course of study.

Further Information

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