Master of Holocaust Studies
Learn Jewish history and culture and become an expert in all aspects of the Holocaust.

Master of Holocaust Studies

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The Master of Holocaust Studies concentrates on the historical event and all that relates to it. You learn to grasp the Jewish history by using audiovisual media, print publications or venues, and to communicate it. Jewish culture, its emergence and development throughout the centuries, and how the Jewish population has been terrorised in the different historical epochs are aspects, which lie at the core of this Masters programme.

The Holocaust of World War II is by far the most complex aspect of Jewish history. This particular degree course deepens your expertise in history, social science, and cultural studies. You will have the possibility to specialise and research on your subject of interest. Some universities offer diverse internship and volunteer possibilities, such as work with Holocaust survivors.  


Additionally, Master of Holocaust Studies will promote your skills in communication and teaching. Therefore, the career opportunities lie in the research sector, teaching, cultural communication and work in institutes, that has dedicated their efforts to Jewish culture or other cultural aspects. You can also become an expert in the media representations of the Holocaust, such as movies, books, articles, and etc.

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