Pontificia Università Lateranense

country rank 2
world rank 5457

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University Overview

Established in 1773, Pontificia Università Lateranense (Pontifical Lateran University) is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Città del Vaticano (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Congregation for Catholic Education, Vatican City State, Pontificia Università Lateranense (PUL) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Pontificia Università Lateranense (PUL) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 244 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. PUL also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Name(s)

Pontifical Lateran University



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University Location

Piazza San Giovanni in Laterano, 4
Città del Vaticano (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
00120 Vatican City State

T +39 06 6989 5599

F +39 06 6988 6508

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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University Admissions

Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Yes, based on entrance examinations

Admission Rate
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Admission Office
Piazza San Giovanni in Laterano, 4
Rome 00120
+39 06 69895599

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment
Total Enrolment Range 2,000-2,999

Academic Staff
Total Faculty Range 200-299

Control Type
Control Type Private

Entity Type
Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar
Academic Calendar Semesters

Campus Setting
Campus Setting Urban

Religious Affiliation
Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic

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Facilities and Services

University Library Yes

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Sport Facilities
University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids
University Financial Aids Yes

Study Abroad
Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes

Distance Learning
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Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Congregation for Catholic Education, Vatican City State

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  • European University Association (EUA)
  • Fédération des Universités Catholiques Européennes (FUCE)
  • International Federation of Chatolic Universities (FIUC)

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