Biblical Studies and History of Ancient Israel «Asian and African Studies»

at Higher School of Economics - National Research University

Degree :
Subject area:
 Arts and culture
 58.00.00 Oriental and African studies
 Moscow, Russia
Study type:
 Full time
Language of instruction:
Start date:
Application deadline:
 Institute for Oriental and Classical Studies
Tuition fees per year:
 USD 6050
Note: For CIS students tution fee is 400000 per year
20 Myasnitskaya Street, Moscow, Russia, 101000, HSE University

Institute for Oriental and Classical Studies

Course Summary

The Bible brings together the most important literary and religious traditions of Europe and the Middle East. This programme introduces students not only to important biblical works and their historical context, but also to the traditions that meet at the ‘crossroads’ which the Bible represents: the ancient Middle East and antiquity, Judaism and Christianity. The comprehensive study of one of the fundamental texts of European civilization, combined with a broad education in the humanities- ancient and modern languages, units in philology, linguistics, general history, the history of religion and culture. This programme provides students which the strong foundations needed in a wide variety of specializations in the humanities, from Asian Studies to Cultural Studies.

Admission Requirements

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