Thursday, December 15, 2011

New MA in Holocaust Studies: University of Haifa

The University of Haifa is pleased to announce the opening of the MA = program in Holocaust Studies that will be taught in English, for the =
2012-2013 academic year (

This is the only graduate program in Holocaust Studies that is taught in = Israel and is unique in its multidisciplinary curriculum and approach. = It is dedicated to the creation and nurturing of a new generation of = Holocaust researchers. Its aim is to provide them with a well rounded = curriculum from a wide variety of disciplines and subjects (history, = social psychology, anthropology, genocide and international law, = literature and more), diverse methodologies and essential languages.

The program is an international one, gathering students from all over = the world, for 3 semesters in Israel. Our collaborations with Holocaust = archives in Israel, Germany and Poland offer the students the = opportunity to visit those archives in the framework of study tours, to = conduct research based on primary sources and to acquire expertise in = writing research papers.

The program is headed by Prof. Arieh J. Kochavi, head of the Strochlitz = Institute for Holocaust Studies at the University of Haifa, a prolific = and prominent scholar of World War II, diplomatic history of the 20th = century, refugees and displaced persons in Europe and prisoners of war.

The program is offered in collaboration with the Strochlitz Institute = for Holocaust Studies at the University of Haifa, which publishes the = academic journal Dapim - Studies on the Shoah. For information about our = program, please visit our website

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