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Study Jewish Studies in Germany: 4 Universities with 4 English Degree Programs

All important info for international students in Germany (2024/2025)

Updated: 06-17-2024 | Reading Time: 3 minutes

The pain of the Holocaust still haunts Europe and Jewish people around the world, but Germany has since the end of the Second World War been committed to supporting and furthering the study of Jewish history and culture. If you are interested in learning more about these topics, we urge you to consider studying at a German university.

Overview

masters
4

Study Programs in English

universities
4

Universities

ranking
1

Universities in International Rankings

Tuition Fees

Minimum:

€ 0 (3 programs for EU citizens, 2 programs for Non-EU citizens)

Maximum:

€ 780 per semester (1 program for EU citizens/Non-EU)

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester

between August 15 and March 15

Summer Semester

between August 15 and March 15

View all 4 courses still open for next intake

Top-ranked German Universities in Jewish Studies

#201-250Times Higher Education Ranking
University of Potsdam

public University

No. of Students: approx. 21,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 (per semester)

Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) #501-600, QS World University Rankings #601-650

Tuition Fees

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3 English Degree Programs for Jewish Studies in Germany

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Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester 2024/2025

Summer Semester 2025

Winter Semester 2025/2026

Open Programs

Application Modes

Application Modes

0% national admission restriction (national NC)
0% local admission restriction (local NC)
25% no admission restriction, but ability test
50% no admission restriction
25% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

75% directly at University
0% directly at University (incl. VPD from uni-assist)
25% via uni-assist

1 English Degree Program for Jewish Studies in Germany

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

6 (1 program )

Minimum:

75 (1 program )

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (1 program )

Maximum:

6.5 (1 program )

Maximum:

79 (2 programs )

Maximum:

B2 First (FCE) (1 program )

IELTS Band

Minimum:

6 (1 program )

Maximum:

6.5 (1 program )

TOEFL Scores

Minimum:

75 (1 program )

Maximum:

79 (2 programs )

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (1 program )

Maximum:

B2 First (FCE) (1 program )

Program Features

4-4 semesters

Duration
Online Courses
degree typesDegree Types

Master of Arts

Beginning

Winter intake

3.3%

Summer intake

0%

Winter & Summer intake

10%

List of all German Universities offering English-taught Study Programs in Jewish Studies

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Fulda University of Applied Sciences

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 9,700

Program Fees: € 0

M.A. (Master of Arts)

Hochschule für Jüdische Studien Heidelberg (HfJS)

private (state-approved) University · No. of Students: 150

Program Fees: € 0 - € 750

M.A. (Master of Arts)

Touro University Berlin | A Campus of Touro University New York • USA

private (state-approved) University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 150

Program Fees: € 780

M.A. (Master of Arts)

University of Potsdam

public University · No. of Students: 21,000

Program Fees: € 0

M.A. (Master of Arts)