The following residences are associated with the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross:

Sedes Sapientiae International Ecclesiastical College​

Sedes Sapientiae International Ecclesiastical College, situated in Rione Trastevere, is a seminary erected by the Holy See and destined for the formation of candidates to priesthood in Rome coming from dioceses and ecclesiastical circumscriptions from around the world.


Tiberino Priestly College

Tiberino Priestly College is found at the slope of the Gianicolo, at the old Casino de’ Rossi, constructed between the end of the 15th and beginning of the 16th Century.

Its registered office is at Via di San Franscesco di Sales No. 27.


Altomonte Priestly College

Altomonte Priestly College is found at Via di Torre Rossa 94B, in the vicinity of St. Peter and well connected to the city centre.

Some residences and accommodations that can accommodate lay students of the university.

International University Residence (RUI) – for boys

Born in 1959 from the initiative of the exponents of the academic, institutional and industrial world, by the inspiration of St. Josemaria Escriva, the founder of Opus Dei, with the idea of being a place for formation, study and encounter, able to accommodate university students from around the world.


Celimontano University Residence - for Girls

Celimontano is a residence of the RUI Foundation in the heart of Rome: a stimulating and rich environment of cultural and relational experiences. Every resident is a protagonist of a personalized formative course, characteristic of a Rui project, based on the professional, cultural and human formation.


The Lay Centre at Foyer Unitas

Intrinsically catholic, The Lay Centre at Foyer Unitas is dedicated to the formation of the laity and the development of the lay vocation in the Church and the world. Moreover, it undertakes to promote the unity of Christians and create an opportunity for an authentic encounters and sincere dialogues with persons of other religions.



Conservatorio Santissima Concezione - per ragazze

Collegio universitario per l’accoglienza di giovani studentesse, comprese quelle iscritte alle università pontificie, con particolare attenzione a quelle in difficoltà economiche, con lo scopo di contribuire alla loro crescita culturale, civile, morale e religiosa


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