Titleimage: Institute of Jewish Studies

Jewish Studies denotes the scientific examination of Judaism from its beginnings up to the present. The subject deals with the full spectrum of the Religion, History, Literature and Art of the Jewish people.

Jewish Studies courses allow the students to gain an insight into the diversity and complexity of Judaism.

The Jewish Studies Institute at Bern focuses its research on Antiquity and the Middle Ages, while the broader scope is taken into consideration in teaching and through different research projects.