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Jewish Studies

Welcome to Jewish Studies at Lund University!

Are you interested in Judaism, Jewish culture and history, Hebrew or Yiddish? In that case,  Lund University has a lot to offer!

Centre for Theology and Religion Studies (CTR) has a wide range of Jewish Studies courses from antiquity to modern times, which can be combined with studies in modern Hebrew and Yiddish at the Centre for Languages and Literature (SOL).

Read more about the respective subjects here:

Jewish studies

Yiddish

Modern Hebrew

In addition, the departments of History and Political Science often offer special courses in modern Jewish history, the Holocaust, Israel and the Middle-East conflict.

Contacts Jewish Studies, Lund University

Karin Zetterholm, Associate Professor Jewish studies, Centre for Theology and Religious Studies
Johan Åberg, Associate Professor Jewish studies, Centre for Theology and Religious Studies
Jan Schwarz, Associate Professor Yiddish, Centre for Languages and Literature
Rakel Nihlén, Lecturer Modern hebrew and Academic Advisor, Centre for Languages and Literature 
Maria Karlsson, Doctoral Student, Department of History
Maria Småberg, Researcher History, Department of History
Tomas Sniegon, Associate Professor Central and Eastern European Studies, Centre for Languages and Literature

Malmö synagogue

Malmö synagogue

The antique synagogue in Sepphoris, Israel. Photo: Karin Zetterholm

The antique synagogue in Sepphoris, Israel. Photo: Karin Zetterholm