Modern Hebrew is the official language of Israel, one of the world’s fastest growing high-tech global economies and a country of constant importance on the world stage. Learning Hebrew at DU introduces students to Israel’s ethnic diversity and multiculturalism. Incorporating music, poetry, short stories, media and movies, the Hebrew concentration introduces students to Hebrew at various levels of the languages while enriching their exploration of Israel’s pluralist mosaic. The concentration is particularly invaluable to research of the Middle East and its politics, economics, technology, journalism, religion, peace, migration and international studies as well as other fields of study.

The Hebrew program at DU emphasizes the proficiency approach to language instruction. In small class settings, personal attention is placed on the student’s linguistic abilities, learning style, sources of motivation and other individual factors. The learning experience is both innovative and varied, and the pedagogy ranges from traditional to novel methods of instruction.

Students also have the opportunity to tie classwork into key out-of-classroom experiences, including service learning, internships, extracurricular activities and studying abroad in Israel.

The Center for Judaic Studies partners with us to provide a minor in Judaic studies with a Hebrew emphasis. Learn more about this option on the Judaic Studies minor program page.

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Concentration in Hebrew

The concentration in Hebrew is available for the minor in Languages, Literatures & Cultures. To learn more about the degree requirements, please review the program of study in Bulletin

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