Application to the Collaborative Programs:
- Students apply to a home department (one of the collaborating units listed below).
- When applying, students should select the Jewish Studies program as a collaborative program option.
- Once admitted to the home department,* students should contact the Centre (email@example.com) in order to formalize their admission to our graduate program.
* Students may join the Collaborative Program at any point during their graduate studies, though it is preferable that students join in the first year of their studies.
Degree Granting Units Collaborating with the Centre for Jewish Studies at the Graduate Levels:
Requirements for the Collaborative Programs
M.A. Program Requirements:
- CJS 1000H1: Completion of the core methods seminar in Jewish Studies.This seminar will introduce students to the different disciplines, methods, and approaches within Jewish Studies.
- One half-course in Jewish Studies taken within the student’s home department or in another department (may count towards the course requirements of the student’s home department).
- A comprehensive exam in Jewish Studies, supervised by a faculty member chosen from Jewish Studies and in consultation with the graduate chair from the student’s home department, in which the student will be asked to show knowledge of areas of Jewish Studies relevant to his or her disciplinary focus.
- If the student’s home program requires a major research paper or thesis, the focus of the paper must pertain to Jewish Studies and the topic must be approved by the Director of the Centre for Jewish Studies.
Faculty of Law Program Requirements:
- CJS 1000H1: Completion of the core methods seminar in Jewish Studies. This seminar will introduce students to the different disciplines, methods, and approaches within Jewish Studies.
- One course listed in the Centre for Jewish Studies Graduate Handbook at some point during their law school course work.
- One paper presentation during the course of their law degree at the annual Jewish Studies Graduate Student Conference.
Ph.D. Program Requirements:
- CJS 2000H1: Core Research colloquium in Jewish Studies that runs biweekly throughout the year.
- Two half-courses, one within and one outside of the student’s home department, taught by a member of the CJS faculty (may count towards the course requirements of the student’s home department).
- Paper presentation in the Graduate Student Conference before completion of the program.
- A doctoral dissertation that deals substantively with topics in Jewish Studies and is supervised or co-supervised by a CJS graduate faculty member.