Funding Europe’s Leading Jewish Studies Research Centre
The Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies of the University of Oxford, fully funded by the Oxford Centre, is the leading research centre for academic Jewish Studies in Europe. Today, Hebrew and Jewish Studies at Oxford are more wide-ranging, more influential and more exciting than at any time in the history of the University.
Teaching one of the
World’s Greatest Cultures
Undergraduate and graduate courses in Hebrew and Jewish Studies at the University of Oxford, taught by the Centre’s Fellows, cover the study of Jewish history, culture and relations with other traditions from antiquity to modern times, and the study of Hebrew of all periods, Aramaic and Yiddish. For information about these courses, please contact the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies.
Curating the Past,
Creating the Future
The Centre’s Leopold Muller Memorial Library holds unique collections of books, journals, archives, and pamphlets which constitute an irreplaceable resource for scholars, students, and visitors.
We are delighted to share our Oxford School of Rare Jewish Languages (OSRJL) Impact Report covering the programme’s inaugural year, 2021–22. For more information about the programme and how to apply for classes this year, please consult the OSRJL page of our website. Download
We are delighted to begin the second year of the Oxford School of Rare Jewish Languages (OSRJL). Applications for OSRJL language classes beginning in Michaelmas Term 2022 are now open. To apply, fill out this form before 12 September 2022 at 12 noon UK Time. For more information about the OSRJL and its language classes,…
Closing Date: 28 September 2022, 12 noon UK Time To apply, please consult the call for applications and complete the application details form. The Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies (OCHJS) and its Oxford School of Rare Jewish Languages (OSRJL) invite applications for 2 Visiting Fellowships from applicants who are current, established academics and/or…
We are happy to announce that Dr Diana Matut will be teaching a new music course in October 2022. Please find further information in this application form and below. Deadline to apply: 19 October 2022. *Please note that this music course has a separate application process to that of the OSRJL language classes and does not…
The Clarendon Institute’s front steps are being renovated! Due to this project as well as an overlapping rewiring one, our administrative staff is working from home and the Leopold Muller Memorial Library is closed til mid-September 2022. If you need to contact any of our staff throughout the summer, then please do so by email.
We are pleased that the 2020 iteration of the Oxford Summer Institute on Modern & Contemporary Judaism (OSI) (postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic) will be going ahead this summer from 3-8 July 2022. The cohort—led by Professor Adam Ferziger, Dr Miri Freud-Kandel, Professor Hartley Latcher, and Professor Jodi Eichler-Levine—will be collaborating on the theme…