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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.


Applications for LBSU 2018 will be accepted through April 11, 2018!


Application requirements:

The program is open to doctoral students, postdocs, and in exceptional cases master's students shortly before completion of degree

Completion of a project in the field of Jewish studies that focuses on gender as an analysis category

Download Call for Application


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

Application documents:

  • Completed Application Form (Download application form)
  • Copy of passport/ identity card
  • Brief description of project proposal (max. 2 pages) - provide a maximum of ten book titles in your bibliography
  • Academic resume (maximum 2 pages, including publications list)
  • Name and contact information for the university instructor whom you have asked to provide a letter of recommendation (that person should send the letter as a PDF to info@lbsu.de by March 1, 2018)


Please send your application documents as a PDF file to info@lbsu.de by April 11, 2018.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.



  • Application deadline: April 11, 2018
  • Decisions will be announced by April 25, 2018
  • Submission of a discussion paper: June 15, 2018
  • Summer school dates: July 16-28, 2018


Participation fee:

300.00 euros


LBSU has applied for travel and accommodations subsidies for all participants (maximum 20 persons). Participants will receive grants to help cover the cost of travel and accommodations.