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 pleased to announce that applications for classes beginning in Hilary Term 2024 through our Oxford School of Rare Jewish Languages are now open! For more information and to apply, please consult this page. The deadline to apply is 4 December 2023 at 12 noon UK time.
The OCHJS is delighted to announce calls for applications for 3 different forms of Visiting Fellowships as part of its Oxford Seminars in Advanced Jewish Studies programme: 2 OSRJL Visiting Fellowships in Rare Jewish Languages, 3 Salo and Jeannette Baron Visiting Fellowships in Jewish History and 1 Yishai Shahar Visiting Fellowship in Jewish Art History.…
The OCHJS is saddened by the news of its Honorary Fellow Professor Malachi Beit-Arié’s passing away last night. Professor Beit-Arié (1937-2023), a Fellow of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, was the founder of the Hebrew Manuscript Studies discipline and formerly a Senior Associate, Visiting Fellow, Visiting Scholar, and lecturer at the OCHJS. He was…
The Oxford Centre for Hebrew & Jewish Studies is starting its academic year this week in tragic circumstances. We are all deeply affected by the war raging in Israel and Gaza, and we express our wishes of safety and peace to all. We have been and continue to be in touch with our colleagues and…
We are pleased to share our Term Programme for Michaelmas 2023. This programme details our range of lectures, seminars and other activities for the autumn and contains links to join hybrid/online events where relevant. If you have any questions about the Term Programme, please contact Academic Administrator Priscilla Lange at email@example.com.
We are pleased to share our second annual Oxford School of Rare Jewish Languages (OSRJL) Impact Report covering the 2022-23 academic year. Already, we are looking forward to another great year of the programme beginning soon. To read the report, visit the OSRJL page of our website.