Advanced Course in Hebrew Prose Texts, 7.5 credits

Academic year 2021/2022

  • Autumn 2021, Mixed, 25%, Distance learning

    Start date: 30 August 2021

    End date: 16 January 2022

    Application deadline: 15 April 2021

    Application code: UU-56310 Application

    Language of instruction: The course will be taught in English, if needed

    Location: Flexible

    Selection: All qualified applicants will be admitted.

    Outline for distance course: The teaching on this course takes place by tutoring sessions via Zoom, in group or individually, when parts of the texts are analysed and discussed. The course requires independent work in translating and analysing a number of Hebrew prose texts, including gaining familiarity with their historical contexts as well as linguistic and literary traits of the texts. The course is concluded with a joint seminar, which is part of the examination, on these texts, and a written essay.

    Number of mandatory meetings on campus: 0

    Number of voluntary meetings on campus: 0

    Registration: 29 July 2021 – 29 August 2021

Entry requirements: A Bachelor's degree with Semitic Languages as the main field of study or equivalent.


If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.

Application fee: SEK 900

Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 12,500

Tuition fee, total: SEK 12,500

About the course

The course deepens and broadens the ability to textual analysis applied mainly to Hebrew prose texts. Reading of about 125 pages advanced Hebrew prose texts.

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