Newman Institute (Uppsala)

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The Newman Institute is a university based in Uppsala (Sweden). Your curriculum covers the subjects of Catholic Theology, philosophy and cultural studies. The institute was founded in 2001 and named after the English Cardinal John Henry Newman ( 1801-1890 ); it is under sponsorship of the Jesuit Order.

The teaching takes place predominantly in Uppsala and Stockholm; since 2008, a course program in Vadstena is offered. The language of instruction is Swedish. Since 2002, individual courses are conducted in collaboration with the University of Uppsala. In addition, the Newman Institute cooperates with several universities, such as the Philosophical- Theological College Sankt Georgen (Frankfurt am Main ), the Pontificia Università Gregoriana (Rome), Boston College (Boston ) and the Hekima College ( Nairobi ). The curriculum of the Institute is coordinated with that of the partner universities, so that a comparatively intense academic exchange is possible. The Newman Institute also carries the responsibility for the theological and philosophical education of the Seminary of the Diocese of Stockholm. The faculty includes ( 2010), about 25 lecturers and professors.

The Newman Institute is the only Catholic university in the Nordic countries; it is headed by a rector, which stands a Vice-Rector and a Board of Trustees made ​​up of elected representatives of teachers and students to support you. Current high school principal is Philip spirits SJ. The institute is located in the center of Uppsala, close to the university and its main library Carolina Rediviva.

At its headquarters in Uppsala, the Newman Institute has its own library with more than 5,000 media.

Scientific publications of the College, the journal founded in 1975 Signum - Katolsk oriente ring om kyrka, culture och Samhälle whose range of topics covering questions about religion, culture, ethics, research and society. The journal is published annually with eight print issues.