applyThe one-year International Master’s Program in Holocaust Studies at the University of Haifa is dedicated to creating and nurturing a new generation of Holocaust researchers and educators. The program aims at providing students with more than just an academic curriculum; it has been designed with the addition of exciting and challenging activities to spark the interest of the student and encourage personal development and dedication to the field of Holocaust research

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The program offers courses in history of the Holocaust period and WWII, psychological aspects of trauma, anthropology of memory, genocide and crimes against humanity as well as cultural expressions of the Holocaust in Film and literature. 

Guest lectures

Focusing on Holocaust Education

PhD in Holocaust Studies

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An internship in a Holocaust museum, archive or research center will help you familiarize yourself with career opportunities in the field of Holocaust Studies and determine what interest this field holds for you. Read more about the variety of internship opportunities offered by the program.

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Study tour

Seminars at Yad Vashem and the Ghetto Fighters House Museum are an integral part of the program as well as an organized study tour to Poland or Germany which will include visits to historical sites, museums and research centers. Read more

Reflections on our Study tour to Poland and Germany, by Devra Katz



The program offers scholarships on the basis of academic merit and financial need. Once you are registered to the program, the academic committee will review your eligibility. Aside of the scholarships offered by the program, please check this link for other funding sources. 

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