Institute of Jewish Studies

Lecture program spring 2023

Overview lectures 2nd semester year 2022-2023 (PDF, 55Kb)

Newsletter spring 2023 (PDF, 6Mb)

Upcoming conference: "The Holocaust in 21st-Century Children’s, Young Adult and Adult Literature: New Comparative Perspectives", 27-29 June 2023, University of Antwerp & Kazerne Dossin, Mechelen.


Welcome at the Institute of Jewish Studies at the University of Antwerp.

The Institute focuses on the academic study of Judaism from a variety of cultural disciplines, including history, philology, literary theory, religious studies, law, philosophy and sociology. The Institute is active in academic research, university education and educational services for a general public.

Each academic year, the Institute organizes more than twenty lectures by national and international experts. These Thursday evening lectures are aimed at a broad audience and are freely accessible. The Institute organizes language courses Yiddish and modern Hebrew, as well as reading groups.

The Institute also organizes academic conferences, seminars and workshops, often in cooperation with Belgian and international academic and cultural institutions.

The Institute is fully integrated into the University of Antwerp and is supported by the Ministry of Education of the Flemish Community. It was established in the autumn of 2001.
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