About the Faculty of Jewish Studies

The Faculty of Jewish Studies at Bar-Ilan University is the largest of its kind in the academic world.
The Faculty engages in research and teaching in the various fields of Judaism and other disciplines relevant to Jewish studies.
The Faculty, offering a diversity of ca. 1,500 courses and programs taught by a faculty of 300 members, is divided into 14 departments, 21 research institutes and centers, and 28 chairs.
About 2,000 students are enrolled in the Faculty, studying for B.A (majors), M.A, and Ph. D. degrees. An additional 1,500 B.A. students majoring in other subjects supplement their studies with Faculty programs and courses. In addition, 16,000 students from all university faculties study at the Schulman Center for Basic Jewish Studies.
The Faculty of Jewish Studies has its own central library as well as separate departmental libraries, a multimedia laboratory, a computer room, and a language laboratory.