EJUA

Mission & Purpose

The purpose of the Kircher Network is to strengthen the sense of shared apostolic mission among its member Jesuit institutions in all aspects of academic life.

  1. Teaching, through exchanges of staff and students, and the development of shared programmes;
  2. Research, through collaboration in areas of particular relevance to the Society’s apostolic preferences, such as forced migration, ecology, the relief of poverty, interreligious dialogue, and Ignatian studies;
  3. Life according to the Ignatian charism, through making available to students and staff the resources of Ignatian spirituality for inspiration, hope, constructive reflection, and pedagogical practice;
  4. Administration, through the creative pooling of resources, and through sharing experience of good practice, notably as regards collaboration between Jesuits and their apostolic partners;
  5. In association with the Society of Jesus by promoting fruitful connections with Jesuit superiors, and with the other Jesuit services within the Church of Christ’s mission – notably centres for social reflection and cultural reviews.

In short the aim is a new and deeper mutual exchange of gifts of the kind that St Ignatius evokes at the end of his Spiritual Exercises.

Projects

 

 

Higher Education for Social Transformation

 

Theology in Pakistan

 

A New Theology for Europe and the Near East

Video Presentation

 

Regional News

Deusto Among the Best 20 Universities Worldwide in Supporting the SDG 16

05/16/2020 Impact THE Ranking has placed the University of Deusto among the 20 best universities in the world in promotion of the 16th ODS of the United Nations, "Promote peaceful and inclusive societies". Learn more

 

"UNIJES te Acompaña"

05/01/2020 University pastoral teams in Spain join forces to be closer to the education community through motivation, faith, hope, solidarity and care. Learn more

 

Comillas University: a Workshop-Experience "Learn How to Choose"

03/20/2020 On January 30th, the forum of presidents of UNIJES boards of trustees met in Madrid at Comillas presided over by the Provincial, Antonio España SJ. Learn more

 

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