Department of Jewish Studies

Mission statement

The Department of Jewish Studies is concerned with the promotion and awareness of the current issues and events, related to the Jewish World. To achieve this aim, lectures, seminars, books, and films are produced by ORT Uruguay University.

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A yearly thematic Jewish calendar develops an insight analysis on Jewish personalities, institutions or specific events.

An ORT seminar, recognized by the Minister of Education and Culture on the teaching of the Shoah to history highschool teachers of the state education system is carried out yearly by ORT Uruguay University.

Among our varied cooperation with all the Jewish institutions in the country, we participate with a yearly cycle of lectures within the Jewish Film Festival of Punta del Este.

Our production circulates within both the Jewish community and the general public at-large.

Apoyo a emprendedores

La universidad brinda servicios de apoyo a estudiantes y graduados a través del Centro de Innovación y Emprendimientos (CIE).

Deportes

La universidad promueve actividades deportivas de competencia y recreación a través de distintas disciplinas.

Formación para docentes

El Centro de Actualización en la Enseñanza Superior (CAES) ofrece asesoramiento y formación continua a todos los docentes.

Estudios Judaicos

El Departamento de Estudios Judaicos organiza actividades educativas y culturales sobre variados temas del mundo judío.