Building bridges around the world.
Founded in 1982 by Pope John Paul II, the Pontifical Council for Culture aims to establish dialogue between the Church and the cultures of our time, so that they could open themselves up to the Christian faith, which is a creator of culture as well as a source of science, letters, and the arts.
The Ateneo de Manila University aspires to carry out its missions—as a Filipino, Catholic and Jesuit institution—of preserving, extending, and communicating truth and applying it toward the development of humanity and the care of the environment; forming persons who, following the teachings and examples of Christ, will devote their lives to the service of their fellow men and women, and, through the promotion of justice, serve especially those who are most in need of help; seeking the goals of modern Jesuit liberal education through the harmonious development of moral and intellectual virtues; and leading its students to see God in all things and to strive for the greater glory of God and the greater service of mankind
Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, located in Bogotá, Colombia, is a Catholic institution of higher education, founded and run by the Society of Jesus, committed to the educational principles and guidelines of the founding entity, which has within its mission: to exercise teaching, research and service with excellence, as an integrated university to a country of regions with a global and interdisciplinary perspective, which proposes the integral formation of people who stand out for their high human, ethical, academic, professional quality and for their social responsibility; and the creation and development of knowledge and culture from a critical and innovative perspective, for the achievement of a just, sustainable, inclusive, democratic, supportive society and respectful of human dignity.
Founded in 1875 by the Jesuits, the Université Saint-Joseph de Beyrouth is a private university in Beirut, Lebanon. The University's mission revolves around three dimensions: the creation of new knowledge (research), the transmission of this knowledge (teaching) and the placing of this knowledge at the service of society (service). To implement this mission, the University is positioning itself as an institution of French language and culture, which favors biculturalism (French and Arabic) and trilingualism (French, English and Arabic). Accessible to all social classes and to all communities, in the service of the country and the region, it promotes, in teaching and research, development and justice issues as well as questions of meaning. Open to the world, it wishes to benefit from the extraordinary potential represented by the network of Jesuit universities throughout the world. The vision and the mission are built around values combining in particular the Jesuit pedagogical tradition, autonomy, collaboration, participation, freedom of conscience, political independence and social commitment, all around an academic formation , professional and ethical excellence complemented by an authentic culture based on questions of meaning, at the service of the promotion of people.
It brings together 13 faculties (religious sciences, medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, nursing sciences, engineering, law and political sciences, economics, management and management, letters and human sciences, sciences, educational sciences and languages), along with 18 specialized institutes and schools attached to the various Faculties. The University also administers the Hôtel-Dieu de France, a university hospital; students, interns and residents, also benefit from clinical teaching at hospitals affiliated with or approved by the Faculty of Medicine; The University also operates a dental care center, a diagnostic and speech therapy center, a psychomotor diagnostic and care center and a psychological care center.