Department of Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies

The Hebrew language, the Bible and Jewish thought and culture have decisively shaped Western society. Studying Hebrew Language and Jewish Culture will challenge your thinking, grow your cultural knowledge and expand your job opportunities. Our graduates have established careers in Australia and abroad in fields as varied as education, government, international relations, media, museums, science and the law.

Choose Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies at the University of Sydney and you will embark on a journey of language, historical and cultural studies, where you will develop as a learner and as a researcher.

Our programs are supported by generous benefactors including the Stefan and Felicia Einhorn Bequest, the Henroth Foundation, and numerous sponsors of prizes and scholarships.

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  • Positions available for Sessional Tutors

     The School of Languages and Cultures (SLC) currently has opportunities available for sessional tutors. We are looking for motivated teaching staff who are interested in casual work during semester. Our School offers the widest range of language and culture studies in Australia. As a sessional tutor at the University of Sydney you will have the chance to work alongside world class academics. See the selection criteria for more information.