Forthcoming Events

Tuesday, October 3, 2023            Start of the academic year Thursday, October 5, 2023            Start of classes (first semester) Thursday, October 5, 2023            Welcome day for new students Saturday, December 16, 2023 – Sunday, January 7, 2024            Christmas break Monday, January 8, 2024            Classes again after Christmas break Friday, January 19, 2024      
September 1 to November 30, 2023, registration is open for Academic Year 2023/24 for the biblical and anthropological addresses of the two-year specialist degree in Religious Studies. For information Click here Or issrapoll [at] (email)  
This July,(from 8:45 a.m. – 5 p.m., in Aule A301, A305, A306, A308), the Polis Institute of Jerusalem will be holding intensive language courses in Latin, Greek, and Hebrew, as well as a methodology course for professors at the university.
Classes are taught in Latin, Greek, or Hebrew, thus making the language studied the only means of communication within the classroom.
For Santa Croce students, credits earned may be recognized by their respective deans after applying them as credits that go toward their Licenza.
Effective October 1, 2023, the Grand Chancellor of the University, Msgr. Fernando Ocáriz – after confirmation obtained from the Dicastery for Culture and Education – appointed the following professors for the next four years, from 2024 to 2028: - rev. prof. Fernando Puig, Dean of the School of Canon Law - rev. prof. Francisco Fernández Labastida, Dean of the School of Philosophy and confirmed for an additional term Prof. Daniel Arasa, Dean of the School of Social Institutional Communications. Effective the same date and with the consent of the Grand Chancellor, Dean Luis Navarro appointed as Vice Deans: - rev. prof. Pablo Requena, School of Theology -
Nella foto, il rev. Pinzello è ritratto in piedi, durante l'inaugurazione dell'Anno accademico 1988-87
On June 27, 2023, rev. Antonio Pinzello, a priest of the Prelature of Opus Dei, who was born in Palermo in 1945 and was the first student to ever enroll at our university, then the Roman Academic Center of the Holy Cross, passed away.
In June 1985, he defended his doctoral thesis in theology entitled The Presence of Christ in the Eucharist in the Light of the Contemporary Magisterium.
From 1985 to 1988, he also served as Secretary General.
The Santa Croce academic community offers prayers of suffrage for his soul.
In the photo, rev. Pinzello is pictured standing during the inauguration of the 1988-89 academic year while presenting the progress report of previous academic activities.
Friday, June 23, 2023 (at 11:30 a.m., in the Aula Magna), the university held the Welcome to... Alumni Santa Croce event for who have finished their studies this academic year. Following the initial meeting in the Aula Magna, was celebrated a Mass in the Basilica of St. Apollinare, followed by a lunch in the courtyard.  
This week, the degree examinations of the Baccalaureate and Licensure Courses of the various schools are taking place, as well as ceremonies to bid farewell to the students finishing their studies.
Monday, June 19
- Baccalaureate degree examination and awarding of certificates (Theology)
- Thesis discussion and licentiate degree examination (Communications)
Tuesday, June 20
- Baccalaureate degree examination (Philosophy)
- Thesis discussion and licentiate degree examination (Communications)
Wednesday, June 21
On Saturday, June 17, 2023, the Italian Promotion & Development Office hosted an evening fundraising event entitled, "Together...Under the Roman Sky," which will offer scholarships for the formation of seminarians and priests studying at our university. The event began at 6:30 p.m. in the Aula Magna More information
On Thursday, June 15, 2023, the School of Philosophy honored the academic contribution of Prof. Ignacio Yarza, current dean, as he becomes a professor emeritus. The event was held in Álvaro del Portillo Lecture Hall, at 3:15 p.m., with several faculty members sharing anecdotes about the faculty over the years.   Invitation Card


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