The Baltic Jewish Heritage Study Program consists of an online learning module and a travelling Summer School focusing on Jewish culture, heritage and remembrance in Latvia and Lithuania. Participants from Latvia, Lithuania and Sweden travel for 10 days and discover the Jewish heritage of the region.

The program is organised by the Museum “Jews in Latvia”, the Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Latvia, the International Center for Litvak Photography in Lithuania, Daugavpils University, and Paideia – The European Institute for Jewish Studies in Sweden.

Online Learning Module & Travelling Summer School

The goal of The Baltic Jewish Heritage Study Program is to increase knowledge and to provide skills for working with Jewish heritage, to build enthusiasm and to inspire. Starting off with an online learning module in May, the participants go on a 10-day trip through Latvia and Lithuania in July. The program includes a series of lectures, workshops, visits, and cultural events. The participants of The Baltic Jewish Heritage Program 2022 visited a variety of places like Riga, Kuldīga, Aizpute, Klaipeda, Šiauliai, Pakrojis, Rozalimas, Kaunas and Vilnius.

The organizers thank Nordplus and the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung for their support.

To learn more about The Baltic Jewish Heritage Study Program, click here.


The application for 2022 is closed.


For questions regarding the program, please contact Paideia at