Institute of Ecclesiastical Studies Father Félix Varela
Erected by the Holy See, the Institute of Ecclesiastical Studies (Laurea) is an academic center of teaching for Evangelization, which cooperates in the evangelizing mission of the Church. He began his work in the 2013-2014 academic year. Two of its courses are of a higher level.
Promote humanism from the perspective of Christian Revelation, through scientific research and teaching.
To professionally train high quality students, capable of facing the responsibilities that correspond to them in the ecclesial and civil life.
Promote the cultural heritage and commitment to social improvement, both Christian believers and those who are not.
Christian Formation for Evangelization (Various modalities and levels, including itinerant by the communities)
Bachelor of Arts (three years) and Bachelor of Arts (two years)
Summer, specialization and postgraduate courses
Requirements for admission:
Conduct an aptitude test of general and religious culture and an interview
To be a pre-university graduate of equivalent or higher level (which will be accredited with the corresponding title and certification of notes, presenting the original and photocopy of each document).
Be between 18 and 40 years old
Cathedras and Departments:
Department of Christian Formation.
Cathedras of History of Philosophy and Political Philosophy, associated to the Department of Philosophy.
Cathedra of Biblical Theology, linked to the Department of Theology.
Cathedra of Pedagogy, related to the Department of Education Sciences
Cathedra of Cuban History and Culture, affiliated with the homonymous department
Cathedras of Economy and Ethics ascribed to the department of Political and Social Studies
The colloquially known as Laurea is linked to the Sophia University Institute of Loppiano, Florence, Italy, in the personality of Dr. Antonio Ma. Baggio, in order to ensure the supervision of academic quality.
Grand Chancellor: Bishop Juan García Rodríguez
Director: Phather Yosvany Carvajal Sureda.
Luciano Borg, Chief of Philosophy Department
Roberto Méndez Martínez, Chief of History and Culture Department
Jesús Bayo Mayor, Chief of the Education Sciences Department
Annia Martínez Pérez, Chief of Social and Political Studies Department
Professor André Barros de Castro
Monday, Wednesday and Friday between 5:00 p.m. and 8:15 p.m.
Attention in the Secretariat: Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 2:30 p.m. at 8:15 p.m.
Library: Monday to Friday: 9:00 a.m. at 8:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. at 12:30 m.
Computer Room: Monday to Friday, from 2:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.