What will I learn?

Students who have been admitted to graduate study in Hebrew and Judaic Studies or History may apply for a joint doctoral program in both departments. Candidates who have not yet matriculated at New York University may apply directly for admission to the program. Students complete 36 points in Hebrew and Judaic Studies and 36 points in History, pass major field written examinations in both departments and a joint oral examination, meet all language requirements for the Ph.D. degree in Hebrew and Judaic Studies, and present an acceptable dissertation.

In the Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies students ordinarily take 15 points in medieval or modern Jewish history, 9 points in other periods of Jewish history, 9 points in other areas of Judaic studies, and the 3-point introductory methods course, HBRJD-GA 1005, Problems and Methods in Hebrew and Judaic Studies. In the Department of History students ordinarily take 24 points in medieval or modern history, 4 points in an appropriate Literature of the Field course, and 8 points in doctoral seminars.

Which department am I in?

Graduate School of Arts and Science

Study options

Full Time (72 points)

Tuition fees
US$48,892.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

1 September 2022


Graduate School of Arts and Science

New York,

10276, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Evidence that the applicant meets these criteria includes but is not limited to: Completion of undergraduate and master's degrees One prior degree in nutrition and dietetics Overall GPA > 3.5 in at least one prior academic degree program

For international students

All applicants must possess a bachelor's degree (or equivalent international credential) and demonstrate motivation, intellectual curiosity, and the promise of great scholarly achievement. Additional requirements vary by program.

For the TOEFL, the Graduate School recommends that the applicant achieve a minimum TOEFL score of 100 on the internet-based test. For the IELTS, a minimum overall band score of at least 7 is recommended.

Application Deadline

January 4: Final deadline date, fall only admission

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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