Prospective Students

Studying at the Orientale

Join the Orientale in its mission to make known to the Churches of the East “the immense riches that … are preserved in the coffers of their traditions” (St John Paul II, Orientale Lumen 4), and at the same  time to make these riches known to the Latin West.
Academic Excellence

Over 6,000 students have studied at the Oriental Institute.

Specializations

Approximately 120 courses are offered at the Oriental Institute.

Enrolment

In a typical year there are between 300 to 400 students.

Diversity

Students often come from forty or more different countries.

Programs & Courses

The Orientale offers two programs: Eastern Canon Law and Eastern Ecclesiastical Studies. Apporoximately 120 courses are offered in Canon Law, Theology, History, Patristics, and Languages.
Eastern Canon Law

Eastern Canon Law

The Pontifical Oriental Institute is the only Catholic faculty of Eastern Canon Law in the world.

 

Ecclesiastical Studies

Ecclesiastical Studies

The Pontifical Oriental Institute is the premier center for the study of Eastern Christianity in Rome.

 

Course Listing

Course Listing

Find out details about individual courses in each program.

 

Tuition & Fees
Scholarship Fund

 

The Pontifical Oriental Institute, with the help of benefactors (Including the ‘ “Istituto San Clemente I Pope and Martyr”), has a fund to award scholarships. These scholarships are intended to cover the subscription costs for ordinary students who are in a disadvantaged economic condition. For requests and the relevant forms, interested parties are requested to apply in the Secretariat.

Segreteria Generale | segreteria@pontificio-orientale.it

Full Time Student

 

  • € 950,00 per semester.

 

“Extra Cursum”

 

  • € 320,00 annually.

 

Guest Student

 

  • Registration – € 85,00
  • Each course – € 110,00
  • Language course – € 110,00 per semester
  • Russian Language course – € 110,00 per semester
Academic Degrees

 

  • Licentiate – € 585,00
  • Doctorate
    • Thesis title presentation – € 585,00
    • Annual membership (after 1 year) – € 560,00
    • Thesis delivery – € 585,00
    • Thesis defense – € 585,00

 

Diplomas

 

  • Licentiate – € 90,00
  • Doctorate – € 160,00
Certificates

 

  • For the certificate of completed studies – € 27,00
  • Other certificates – € 15,00

 

Late Fees

 

  • Late registration – € 53,00
  • Late course and exam registration – € 53,00
  • Late doctorate presentation – € 53,00
  • Change in enrollment for courses/exams – € 53,00
  • Exams outside scheduled times – € 37,00
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The Orientale is home to about 70 faculty known for teaching and research excellence.

Library

The collection housed in the library of the Pontifical Oriental Institute constitutes one of the world’s most extensive collections on Eastern Christianity. Scholars from around the world come to do research here.

Extensive Collection

The Library includes approximately 230,000 volumes.