"I think one could say that at the most intimate level, the true origin of the university lies in the thirst for knowledge that is proper to man. The human being wants to know what everything around him is. He wants truth." Benedict XVI
"May the possibility of studying in Rome help you to reinforce your sense of belonging to the Church and your commitment of fidelity to the Pope's universal Magisterium." Benedict XVI
"There is need of a true evangelical hermeneutic for better understanding life, the world and humanity, not of a synthesis but of a spiritual atmosphere of research and certainty based on the truths of reason and of faith." Francis
"We cannot grow and we cannot educate without consistency: consistency and witness!" Francis
"Dear students, in the University you are not only recipients of services, but you are the true protagonists of the activities performed there." St. John Paul II

Qualifications Framework

Academic university centers of the Catholic Church are different, depending on their aims and course contents; therefore, there are two different kinds: • Ecclesiastical Universities and Faculties •... Read more

Training offer

At the center of the overall architecture of university studies we find Courses Supply, in which each curriculum is structured in a consistent and integrated way. Legislation According to the... Read more


  • Communication from the Office of Authentification of the Congregation for Catholic Education

    "The Office of Authentification of the Congregation for Catholic Education will be open from Monday to Friday, from 10 am to 1pm.  There is no need to book an appointment. Please apply the instructions to prevent the contagion of COVID-19" Read more

  • Press release of the Congregation

    The Congregation for Catholic Education, which is responsible for Catholic and ecclesiastical education in general, including schools and universities, and for assisting all the people who are involved in training processes involving younger generations, has shared with all institutions the great difficulties we have experienced this year, during which many teaching and academic activities were... Read more

  • Norms of Application of the Apostolic Constitution Veritatis Gaudium for the Coming Academic Year

    First of all, the Congregation for Catholic Education wishes to thank most sincerely all academic authorities, teachers, officials and administrative personnel who, with great dedication and expertise, are assisting the students to continue their ecclesiastical studies appropriately, often in difficult circumstances. In the Transitional Norms for the Application of the Apostolic... Read more

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