University of Glasgow

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The University of Glasgow provides teaching and research in Jewish studies through staff in the School of Critical Studies and the School of Humanities. Research interests at the University include, but are not limited to, modern Jewish literature and culture, Jewish and Israeli identity, Jewish and non-Jewish relations, and the history and theology of Judaism.

Teaching of Jewish studies components at the University of Glasgow can be found at undergraduate level, with specialist supervision available as part of postgraduate programmes. Topics on offer focus primarily on Judaism, from antiquity to the modern era, and including the opportunity to look at Judaism in contrast to other historical and contemporary religions. This focus on religion and theology also addresses the modern era, including the Holocaust and Israel. The University of Glasgow also facilitate the study of religious texts, with particular interest in Jewish mysticism and the Kabbalah.

You can find out more about the University of Glasgow’s School of Humanities here and the School of Critical Studies here.