A new Catholic Liberal Arts BA in the heart of Europe

Study the Great Books of the western tradition in the heart of Catholic Europe

A community of Christian scholarship

Chavagnes, a seat of prayerful scholarship since the 13th century, where teachers and students live, pray and work together.

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The Idea of a University

"Let heart speak to heart" was the motto of the Blessed John Henry Newman, who taught that the university should be first and foremost a community.

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Friends for life

The friends you make at Chavagnes will be faithful, like-minded and ambitious Christian gentlemen. These people are going to make a difference for each other and for their world.

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Congratulations!

Congratulations to Marya, Drew, Jake, Benjamin and Daniel who all passed their final exams for the first session of the Chavagnes/ICES Liberal Arts course. Here they are before and after the Exam board met to discuss their fate … they are pictured with Madame Papin, Mr Joubert and Mr de la Barre from ICES and

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Exam time!

End of the first session examinations for our five brave STUDIUM students. Tomorrow Mathematics, then Monday and Tuesday: History, Theology and Literature. They have also written a Philosophy term paper.

Looking forward to September 2018

Hello there. Please share this message from Vendée, France. Jake Belanger writes: I’ve done the foundation course at Chavagnes and have also been helping this year in the boys’ school. It’s a very special place and has already given me a great deal. I’m very much looking forward to the studies for the BA degree

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