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National Information Centres

Congregatio de Institutione Catholica
Congregation for Catholic Education

Piazza Pio XII, 3
00120 Vatican City

Phone: +39 06 69 88 41 67
Fax: +39 06 69 88 41 72
Web Site:
Contact person: Fr. Friedrich BECHINA (Office for Universities: Department for International Relations)

National education bodies

Congregatio de Institutione Catholica
Congregation for Catholic Education

This Dicastery of the Holy See - Congregation for Catholic Education - has authority over all Universities, Faculties, Institutes and Higher Schools of Study, either ecclesial or civil dependent on ecclesial persons and belonging to Holy See’s Higher Education System. It’s numerous Higher Education Institutions are spread all over the world.

Link(s): Italian

System of education

Educazione Superiore della Chiesa Cattolica

Istituzioni Ecclesiastiche di Studi Superiori (Cost. Apostolica Sapientia Christiana)

Link(s): Italian

University education

Quality Assurance in Higher Education


Holy See’s Agency for the Evaluation and Promotion of Quality in Ecclesiastical Universities and Faculties.

Post-secondary non-university education

Recognised higher education institutions

Educazione Superiore della Chiesa Cattolica
Link(s): Italian

Policies and procedures for the recognition of qualifications

Recognition of Qualifications held by Refugees

Qualifications Framework


Quadro Nazionale delle Qualifiche della Santa Sede
Link(s): Italian

Self Evaluation Report

Diploma Supplement (DS) Information