Current Semester

Master’s in History, Focal Module 03-HIS-0410 »European History of the Jews«

The module includes two seminars that can be chosen from the four on offer; altogether four hours per semester week.

These two seminars and/or tutorials together comprise the module “European History of the Jews” (03-HIS-0410), which forms part of the course M.A. in Medieval and Modern History at the Historical Seminar. These seminars and tutorials may be attended individually or as a module by students of the European Studies Masters program at the Institute for Cultural Studies, by students of bibliography, and pending consultation by students of the Faculty of Law at Leipzig University. These seminars and tutorials also form a part of the Master’s in »History and Politics of the 20th Century« at the Friedrich Schiller University Jena.

Depending on their enrolment, students may attend the research colloquium either as a specialization module or as an additional course.

Enrollment: see the key date in the Department of History

Grading: presentation and seminar paper

Please check the central website of the Leipzig University regularly for the current situation.

Courses offered this semester


»The Secret of the Movement’s Strength:«

The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising and its Driving Forces

Lecturer: Dr. Tom Navon

Winter Semester 2021/2022


Post-Soviet Jewish Migration as a Theme in Contemporary Jewish-German Literature

Lecturer: Dr. Angelique Leszczawski-Schwerk

Winter Semester 2021/2022

Block seminar

Exhibiting Histories of Violence 1939–1945

Lecturers: Prof. Dr. Raphael Gross/Dr. Raphael Utz/Dagi Knellessen (Deutsches Historisches Museum)

Winter Semester 2021/2022


Jews in Fascist Italy

Lecturers: PD Dr. Jan Gerber/Moritz Schmeing

Winter Semester 2021/2022


The Search for Traces

Current Discussions on the Provenance and Dispersion of Jewish Book Collections in Germany

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Jörg Deventer

Winter Semester 2021/2022