Nº 54 - 08th, January, 2021


Happy and Blessed 2021

The International Association of Jesuit Universities wishes you a year 2021 full of purpose, health and the close accompaniment of the Lord in our shared universal mission.






IAJU Assembly Change of Dates

Summer 2022


The actual circumstances have moved the IAJU Assembly to the summer of the year 2022. During the 2021/2022 academic year a series of webinars will help us prepare for the Assembly.

*Assembly Dates: 
4st - 6th of August, 2022

The Assembly will continue to take place at Boston College







2019/2020 a Year of Mission at UNIJES




UNIJES, the association of Jesuit universities in Spain, shared with the IAJU its report of the academic year 2019/2020. A year which has been marked by the pandemic and which has challenged Jesuit universities to adapt to a new uncertain situation.

In their report, UNIJES team goes through a range of different common and individual activities and initiatives such as the response of institutions to the pandemic, the alignment of the Association institutions with the Universal Apostolic Preferences, student counseling and accompaniment initiatives, the cooperation and volunteering with the social sector and much more.

Learn more about UNIJES and their work as an association reading this report. Read report

Full report


UNIJES, El sector de universidades de la Compañía de Jesús en España, compartió con la IAJU su informe del año académico 2019/2020. Un año que ha estado marcado por la pandemia y que ha desafiado a las universidades jesuitas a adaptarse a una nueva situación en la incertidumbre.

En su informe, el equipo de UNIJES repasa una serie de actividades e iniciativas como la respuesta de las instituciones a la pandemia, el alineamiento de las instituciones de la Asociación con las Preferencias Apostólicas Universales, iniciativas de asesoramiento y acompañamiento a los estudiantes, la cooperación y el voluntariado con el sector social y mucho más.

Conoce más sobre UNIJES y su trabajo como asociación leyendo este informe. Leer informe
Informe completo






Download and Print the Combined Map

We invite you to print, hang this map and explore it with parents, students and colleagues to see and sense what it yields and hopefully inspire to learn, connect and exchange with others in our global community.







JHEASA Launches New Website!


The Jesuit Higher Education Association of South Asia launched its new website where you can learn more about the association and see the full roster of institutions and centers of the Association. Visit website


Creighton University and Regis University launched the Creighton-Regis Pathway


The two Jesuit universities launched a cooperative partnership to guarantee four places for Regis students in each future class of Creighton's Doctor of Occupational Therapy Program. Learn more


Rectors of Jesuit Universities Sign the Global Education Pact


In December the webinar "Jesuit universities and the global education pact" was held. During the meeting, the rectors of the universities that are part of the Association joined together to confirm their adherence to the Global Education Pact, a way of "renewing our commitment to hope". Learn more


Opening Ceremony of the First Jesuit School of Environmental Sustainability


The 14th of December, Loyola University Chicago hosted a virtual ceremony to open the first Jesuit School of Environmental Sustainability. Learn more


The Beijing Center Holds Virtual Internship Showcase for Students


The Beijing Center (TBC) hosted a Virtual Internship Showcase to recap the student-interns’ experiences during their Fall 2020 semester. Learn more






Ignatian Spirituality in a Time of Engagement




Three day online conference:

25th-27th January



Jesuit College of Spirituality and Newman College invite you to this conference on Ignatian Spirituality as a celebration of the 500th anniversary of the conversion of Ignatius of Loiola.

Keynote addresses: 
James Hanvey, SJ, Secretary for the Service of Faith, Rome
José Garcia de Castro Valdés, SJ, Comillas Pontifical University, Madrid
Monty Williams, SJ, Regis College, Toroto

Register here





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