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Overview

With AAU’s international faculty of specialists, students learn practical as well as academic skills in research, communications, diplomacy, psychology, and social anthropology.

This Bachelor of Arts in Jewish Studies: History and Culture program at Anglo-American University, Prague enhances cultural awareness. Students experience a cross-cultural and interdisciplinary curriculum that advances knowledge, skill, and understanding in Jewish history and culture.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the B.A. in Jewish Studies: History and Culture program can expect to:

  • Have an active knowledge of major ideas, concepts, and issues in the study of Jewish history, culture, and identity
  • Have basic proficiency in the modern Hebrew language
  • Possess knowledge and understanding of historical and current anti-Semitism, as well as events connected to the Holocaust.
  • Be able to conduct research and synthesize information in the humanities, philosophy, religion and religious worldviews, politics, history, and sociology.
  • Communicate professionally, decisively and strategically in verbal and written English. Our graduates are able to identify, describe and discuss complex problems and solutions to international audiences.

Career Prospects

Our graduates are prepared for success in cultural management, reporting, or diplomacy, humanitarian government and nonprofit organizations, education, social research and publishing, and various forms of print and web media. Our graduates are able to decisively practice their skills in intercultural communication, psychology, and sociological concepts in any field they choose to pursue.

Our graduates are able to communicate professionally, decisively and strategically in verbal and written English. Our graduates are able to identify, describe and discuss complex topics for international audiences.

Accreditation

The B.A. in Jewish Studies: History and Culture is accredited by the Czech Republic Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • If you do not require a visa, AAU recommends applying no later than one week prior to the start date.
    • If you require a visa, we recommend applying 10 weeks prior to the start date.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

General Education Courses

  • Composition II
  • Introduction to Economic Thought
  • Central European History
  • Intro to Law
  • Introduction to Politics I / Political Philosophy I
  • Social Psychology / Psychology of Aggression
  • Introduction to Sociology / Social Anthropology / 20th Century Social Theory

Required courses – General

  • Hebrew I
  • Hebrew II
  • Introduction to Jewish Studies
  • History of the Jews: From the Beginnings to the Modern Israel
  • History of Jewish Legal Tradition
  • Jewish History and Culture
  • Jewish Philosophy
  • Jewish Religious Beliefs and Practices
  • Advanced Seminar on Holocaust

Required courses – focused on Central Europe

  • The Jewish Experience in Central Europe
  • Jewish Literature in Central Europe
  • Jewish History in Central and Eastern Europe
  • Jewish Art and Architecture in Central Europe
  • Jewish Prague
  • The Jewish Community in the Czech Republic After World War II

Elective courses - please visit the website for details

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    71

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    525

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

  • English language exam certificate
  • High School Diploma  (only required after time of graduation)
  • High School Transcript (current transcript upon application and final transcript upon graduation
  • CV/resumé
  • A copy of your passport
  • A passport size photograph in colour
  • A personal statement
  • Consent to Making and Providing Copy of ID Card (Please fill this form and send it with the rest of your documents)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6348 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19055 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6348 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19055 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
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  • Tuition fees: CZK 486,000
    • Academically qualified visa seeking students need to pay the first semester tuition and all the applicable fees in order to receive a confirmation of student status for visa purposes: 81,000 for bachelor students

Living costs for Prague

  • 15441 - 26250 CZK/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Merit-Based Scholarship

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