Hebrew Bible and Semitic Philology
The department of Hebrew Bible and Semitic Philology focuses on the linguistic analysis, literary classification, and theological significance of the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament as well as the history and culture of ancient Israel down to the Hellenistic period. [About the image]
Prof. Dr. Sonja Ammann, Assistant professor of Hebrew Bible/Old Testament
Prof. Dr. phil. Hanna Jenni, Titular professor of Egyptology and Semitic Linguistics
Assistant / PostDoc
Dr. theol. Nesina Grütter
Prof. em. Dr. theol. Dr. h.c. Ernst Jenni, Professor of Hebrew Bible and Semitic Linguistics, 1958-1997.
Prof. em. Dr. theol. Hans-Peter Mathys, Professor of Hebrew Bible and Semitic Linguistics, 1997-2017.