The Institute of Contemporary Jewry comprises 10 research divisions that are divided into two groups of study: regional and thematic. Students choose to specialize in one of these divisional groups and take supplementary courses from the other.

Regional Divisions: Thematic Divisions:
North America
Latin America, Spain, and Portugal
British Commonwealth
Eastern Europe and the Former
Soviet Union
Asia and Africa
Zionism, the Yishuv, and the State of Israel
Holocaust Studies
Jewish Themes in Literature
Jewish Sociology and Political Science
Jewish Demography and Statistics