“A practical tool at the service of the Church for the cultural growth of young students.” This is the purpose of the foundation Civitas Lateranensis, established on April 19, 1996, by John Paul II. The Foundation is a not-for-profit organization, governed by a board of five members, and has a public juridical personality according to canon law. Its funds are increased by contributions, donations, bequests upon death, and various contributions from both private and juridic persons.

The purpose of the Foundation is the promotion and support of the Pontifical Lateran University and of those institutions connected to it. It supports the various activities and initiatives of the University through scholarships, grants, and financial support, all in favor of providing many opportunities for study and research.

Administrative Board
Dott. Gianni Letta President 
Dott. Giulio Carpi Executive Director 
Dott. Carlo Tamburi Board Member
Dott. Micheal SpangenbergerBoard Member
Avv. Fabio Fedi Board Member


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Contact Us
Fondazione Civitas Lateranensis
00120 CITTA’ DEL VATICANO
Tel e Fax: +39-06-69895521
E-mail: fondazione_civitas@pul.it