IECL Course Requirements

1. Students who have a bachelor’s degree in theology from an ecclesiastical faculty can be admitted to the licentiate degree.
2. At the time of enrolment of non-Catholic students, the Director of the Institute may approve the courses which they attended in non-Catholic institutions. If he finds that some fundamental courses in their curriculum are lacking, he shall ask such students to attend those courses at the PVP during the period of their licentiate studies. Succesful completion of such courses will be a requirement for their licentiate degree.
3. Students who, besides, hold an academic degree in Civil Law, may be dispensed from some courses of the licentiate degree (such as Roman law and Civil Law).
4. Those who hold a bachelor’s degree, but not in theology, may be admitted to a propaedeutic course of two years comprising courses in philosophy and theology together with a preliminary course in Latin and introductory courses of Eastern Canon Law.
5. Students who prove, if necessary through a test, that they have completed successfully the study of certain required subjects in an appropriate Faculty or University, may be dispensed from those courses by the Director.
6. A student who seeks admission to diploma course should have a bachelor’s degree from a recognized University.
7. In individual cases, in order to supply for what is wanting in the required formation, the Director may require that the candidate take certain courses even prior to the admission as deemed necessary or opportune.
8. Guest students seeking admission to courses of their choice should present a document showing their eligibility for University studies.
9. A degree student cannot be an ordinary student in another Faculty.
10. Permission for being absent from the classes for less than one third of the courses’ duration shall be sought from the Director.
11. As regards other requirements for admission article XXVI, l of the Statutes of the PVP will apply.

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