Graduate Programs

The Elie Wiesel Center for Jewish Studies partners with the Graduate Program in Religion (GPR) for a PhD specialization in Jewish Studies. Students admitted to the GPR specialization in Jewish Studies will benefit from a five-year fully funded graduate fellowship.

The Graduate Certificate in Holocaust, Genocide and Human Rights Studies for Master-level and PhD-level allows students to gain advanced knowledge of the history, ethics, law, and/or public health analysis of the Holocaust, comparative genocides, and/or human rights.

Students accepted to any graduate program at BU are encouraged to seek affiliation with the Elie Wiesel Center to be considered for other funding opportunities we may provide.

Jewish Studies Find out more about the Graduate Program in Religion, including areas of academic interest.


Graduate Affiliation Graduate students who are actively doing research related to topics in Jewish studies are encourage to apply for affiliation with the Elie Wiesel Center.
Funding Opportunities Affiliated graduate students are eligible to apply for travel and research support from the Elie Wiesel Center. Amounts of awards vary by need and availability.
Other Resources Explore additional resources for graduate students.