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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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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Ferdi McDermott to speak about the Studium at the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland

Principal Ferdi McDermott will be welcoming anyone interested in the work of Chavagnes International College (independent boarding school for boys and university-college specialising in the Liberal Arts) for an information event at the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, 63 Merrion Square, Dublin, from 5.30pm onwards on Saturday 10th March, 2018. Drinks and light refreshments

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