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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Leo Baeck Summer University in Jewish Studies





Thank you for your interest in participating in the LBSU. Here you can download the LBSU 2017 flyer (PDF).


Applications for LBSU 2017 will be accepted through March 15, 2017!


To apply, please send the following documents in one PDF file:


  • a resume
  • a brief (500-word) personal statement elaborating on your interest in the program
  • an academic reference from a professor, who must send this via e-mail as an attachment (PDF) directly to LBSU in order to ensure confidentiality
  • for students who are not native speakers of English, a letter from a professor / instructor attesting to your advanced English language skills
  • Applicants for financial aid: please submit a request for assistance describing your financial situation and stating a concrete amount (in euros) that you can afford to pay; and a letter from your academic institution affirming your ongoing need for assistance.

We encourage students to discuss tuition assistance / grant possibilities with their home institution.

Thanks to grants by the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) and the Heinrich Böll Foundation, LBSU will be able to provide financial aid in exceptional cases.