"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


  • Holy Christmas

    "With Mary let us contemplate the face of Christ: in that Child, wrapped in swaddling cloths and laid in the manger (cf. Lk 2:7), it is God himself who comes to visit us, to guide our feet in the way of peace (cf. Lk 1:79). Mary watches him, caresses him and keeps him warm, pondering the meaning of the wondrous signs which surround the mystery of Christmas"1 Best wishes for peace and... Read more

  • The Secretary visits Rwanda and Nairobi

    The Secretary of the Congregation, Mgr. Zani visited Kigali (Rwanda) and Nairobi (Kenya) from 25th of November to 2nd of December 2019.  In Kigali (Rwanda), on the November 27th, Mgr. Zani during the International Symposium "École Catholique en Afrique francophone: L'urgence de la promotion de l'éducation à la paix, à la reconciliation et à l'environnement" gave a conference... Read more

  • The Prefect goes to Korea

    On the occasion of the Symposium on the Apostolic Constitution Veritatis gaudium, organized by the Institute of Canon Law of the Catholic University of Korea in Seoul (Korea), attached to the Faculty of Canon Law of Pontifical and Royal University of Santo Tomas in Manila (Philippines), Cardinal Giuseppe Versaldi went to Korea on the 7th-12th of November. The Prefect was invited to give the main... Read more

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