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An undergraduate degree in the humanities or social sciences from a recognized university in Israel or abroad with a final grade of 80% or more (Israeli system) or 3.0 GPA equivalent.A minimum of 3.0 GPA, 80%, or equivalent
Candidates will be required to submit two letters of recommendation and a statement of purpose.
Candidates who have not previously attended an institution of higher education where the language of instruction is English must submit official TOEFL scores or their equivalent.
Students who do not have a background in the study of History will be requested to take relevant courses. Each case will be considered on its own merit.
Graduates of the program are well placed for pursuing careers in academic Holocaust research and archiving, as well as a variety of roles within the sphere of Holocaust education at museums, education facilities.
For international students tuition and fees for the full academic year is $US 10,000*. The fee breakdown appears below:
|Service Fees (Security, Library, Health Insurance, etc.)
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* Final tuition for the next academic year is updated each August. For more information on the cost of our programs, dormitories, etc. and payment instructions please click here. Information on financial aid can be found here.
Tuition for Israeli students is 27,430 NIS* that can be paid in eight instalments using the University of Haifa's payment vouchers.
There is a non-refundable $100 application fee per academic year for the program.
Dormitories are available for $450 per month.
The fees for the study tour to Poland will be determined each year according to the number of participants and itinerary.
- Anthropology of Memory
- The Holocaust Remembrance and its Impact on the Memory Politics of Genocide
- Literature of the Holocaust
- Visual Culture and the Holocaust
- From Silence to Omnipresence-Holocaust in the Curriculum
- From Violence to Tolerance: Psychological Aspects in Holocaust Education
- Holocaust Education for Democratic Values
- The Final Solution
- German Jewry Under the Nazi Regime
- The Jews of Poland in the Second World War and the Holocaust
- Nazi Germany
- The Second World War
- Holocaust in the Former Soviet Union
- The Specter of Genocide
- German Language Course
- Yiddish Language Course
- Holocaust Museums: Three Continents, Three Generations
- Practical Training in Curating
- Psychological Aspects of the Memory of the Holocaust
- Research Design and Thesis Writing
- Research Methods for Holocaust Studies
- Research Forum Course
Please click here for more information on the courses currently offered.
The experienced program faculty staff hold expertise in a variety of disciplines from within the field of Holocaust Studies. The department is headed by Professor Arieh Kochavi, who is the Head of the Strochilitz Institute for Holocaust Studies as well as a professor in the Department of History at The University of Haifa, and who to-date has published five books on historical aspects of the Holocaust in both English and Hebrew. For a full list of faculty staff and their fields of interest please click here.
The program offers scholarships based on academic merit and/or financial need. For details please write to Dr. Yael Granot-Bein at Ygranot@univ.haifa.ac.il. This program is also eligible for MASA scholarship. More information on scholarships may be found here.