Hamburg, Germany

Hebrew Codicology Summer School

when 15 July 2024 - 19 July 2024
language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 EC

During this 1-week intensive course, participants will learn the basics of Hebrew codicology and manuscript description, including an introductory overview of Hebrew palaeography, and receive exposure to an expansive vision of current debates in Hebrew manuscript research.

Course leader

Professor Dr Javier del Barco, Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Target group

- MA students and doctoral researchers from any programme on Jewish Studies
- Postdocs with a research interest in Jewish Studies and in Hebrew manuscript culture
- External participants with an interest in getting to know the basics of Hebrew codicology and manuscript description

Fee info

EUR 0: The summer course is free of charge, but participants need to organize and pay for accommodation, adequate health insurance and travels themselves. Meals are not included.


The Centre for the Study of Manuscript Cultures (CSMC) supports the summer course with three travel grants (600€ for applicants based in Germany, 900€ for applicants based in other European countries, and 1200€ for applicants based outside of Europe).