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 in the winter semester 2022/2023


Jewish Autobiographies after 1945.

Authors, Texts, and Debates

Dr. Nicolas Berg

Winter Semester 2022/2023


Yiddish Literature in the Soviet Union, 1917–1952

Dr. Brett Winestock

Winter Semester 2022/2023


»At the Crossroads between Barbarism and Advancement:«

»On the Entangled Interrelations between Socialism and the Holocaust

Dr. Tom Navon

Winter Semester 2022/2023

Block seminar

Exhibiting: Positions in Colonialism in Germany during National Socialism and after 1945

Prof. Dr. Raphael Gross, Prof. Dr. Werner Konitzer, Dagi Knellessen (Leipzig University - German Historical Museum)

Winter Semester 2022/2023


Educational Paths.

New Approaches to the History of Jewish Higher Education

PD Dr. Jan Gerber/Lisa Pribik

Winter Semester 2022/2023