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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We’re loving Lublin …

Ferdi McDermott, Principal of Chavagnes Studium, was welcomed by the Faculty of Philosophy and Cultural Studies at the Catholic University of Lublin this August.  He is pictured here with Professor Agnieszka Lekka-Kowalik and the Dean, Professor Monika Walczak.  Chavagnes and Lublin will be working together on our new Liberal Arts degree course. A further visit, with

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