The Paideia One Year Jewish Studies Program,Sweden

Deadline: 15 January 2012
Open to: Qualified individuals committed to the revival of European Jewish culture regardless of age, religion, academic background or country of origin
Scholarship: Scholarships including student tuition, student accommodation and a monthly stipend

The Paideia One Year Jewish Studies Program offers a unique international Jewish studies experience during eight months in Stockholm, Sweden with the possibility of completing a Master in Jewish Civilizations at the Hochschule für Jüdisch Studien in Heidelberg, Germany.

The features of the program are:

  • Academic studies of Jewish text and culture in English
  • World-renowned faculty from Israeli and European universities
  • Interactive text studies using the Hevruta method of studying in pairs
  • Applied project work
  • Networking in an open, international and pluralistic European environment
  • Hebrew Ulpan 6 hours per week
  • Optional second year of studies at the HfJS in Heidelberg
  • Follow-up programs and conferences


Candidates should have the following qualities:

  • Commitment to the renewal of European Jewish culture
  • Intellectual curiosity and documented academic experience
  • Interpersonal and leadership skills

Prior study experience in Jewish texts or Hebrew is not required.


Fellows receive scholarships including student tuition, student accommodation and a monthly stipend towards living costs.


You can apply by downloading the application form and sending it to: [email protected]
Applications are handled according to the following process:

  • Interviews: Qualified candidates are called for an on-line interview latest one month after applying.
  • Decision: Decision of scholarship is taken within 1½ month after applying.


  • Early Application: Deadline January 15 (decision by March 1)
  • Application I: Deadline March 1 (decision by April 15)
  • Application II: Deadline April 15 (decision by June 1) 

The earlier one applies, the better chances are to get a scholarship. 

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