Explore Jewish Studies
What is the undergraduate Jewish Studies program?
The undergraduate program in Jewish Studies is a unique interdisciplinary program that allows students to choose from courses offered through over 20 different departments, centres, and programs at the University of Toronto.
Why study Jewish Studies?
The Jewish Studies program at the University of Toronto offers students a number of exciting and unique opportunities.
- With small classes, attentive professors, and close advising by the Undergraduate Director, Professor Anna Shternshis, students will feel mentored and cared for within the larger University of Toronto.
- Jewish Studies prides itself on its interdisciplinarity, and therefore we provide opportunities for students enrolled in our program to gain entrance into classes that are otherwise hard to get into.
- We also boast great scholarships which are automatically awarded to students of merit enrolled in Jewish studies Majors, Minors, or Specialists.
- We have a great work study program for students eligible for OSAP, where you will work with a team of other undergraduates on a variety of Centre activities and events.
- There are a variety of opportunities for financial aid to study abroad, whether in Israel or elsewhere.
- Our faculty is renowned, varied, and all affiliated faculty are leaders in their field.
- We have a vibrant student life, many events and activities, and a truly welcoming atmosphere.
What can I do with a degree in Jewish Studies?
The sky is the limit! Jewish Studies provides a strong foundation for further studies in:
- Community work / social work
- Graduate studies
- International relations
It also never hurts to have a unique program of study listed on your resumé—stand out from the pack when you apply for jobs after undergrad!
How do I find out more?
Please feel free to email our Undergraduate Director, Professor Anna Shternshis. Her email is firstname.lastname@example.org.