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 the programme for the final conference of this term’s Oxford Seminar in Advanced Jewish Studies on ‘Books in Judeo Languages: Popular Reading and Scholarship’. The conference will take place on 30 November and 1 December at the Clarendon Institute, as well as online via Zoom. Entrance is free and all…
We are pleased to announce our call for applications for the 2023 Oxford Summer Institute on Modern & Contemporary Judaism (OSI). This year’s theme will be ‘Authority and Leadership in Modern and Contemporary Judaism’. The deadline to apply is 15 January 2023. For more information and to apply, please consult both of the following documents:…
We are excited to announce that applications for our Oxford School of Rare Jewish Languages classes beginning in Hilary Term 2023 are now open! The deadline to apply is Monday 12 December 2022 at 12 noon UK time. For more information and to apply, please see this page of our website.
The OCHJS invites applications for its new Makor Manuscripts Visiting Fellowship from applicants who are current, established academics and/or postdoctoral researchers working on any aspect of Hebrew and/or Jewish manuscript studies. (Doctoral students are not eligible to apply.) The deadline to apply is 18 November 2022 at 12 noon UK time. The successful applicant will…
We are pleased to announce that our Michaelmas Term Programme has been released. Please find the link for it here.
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