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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 (in Swedish)


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.

News and calendar

The network for Jewish Studies is managed by Centre for Theology and Religious Studies (CTR). You can find updates and calendar at their web site: Center for Theology and Religious Studies, Jewish Studies

OCTOBER 3 2018 | 16:00–18:00 | LUX:C121 | Helgonavägen 3  

Jewish–Christian Interaction in Late Antique Palestine: Texts and Material Culture Brief Lectures and Discussion on:

"Building Jewish and Christian Identity in Late Antique Capernaum: Problems and Prospects"

Wally Cirafesi, University of Oslo

"Jewish/Non-Jewish Relations in Palestine in Late Antiquity and the Early Medieval Period"

Katharina Keim, Lund University

Response by Ulla Tervahauta, University of Copenhagen.

Katharina Keim and Wally Cirafesi will present their respective postdoctoral projects.

Religious Roots of Europe and Jewish Studies at CTR