Institut für Evangelische Theologie und Religionspädagogik

Lviv, Ukraine

Welcome to the Institute of Ecumenical Studies, Lviv!

In 2004 the Senate of the Ukrainian Catholic University decided to establish the Institute of Ecumenical Studies in Lviv (IES). The IES, which has its own Honorary Board, is an autonomous institution within the Ukrainian Catholic University.

Its mission is to develop a Master’s degree program in Ecumenical Studies in Ukraine and abroad and facilitate ecumenical dialogue between churches, civil society and policy makers.

The IES in partnership with Ukrainian state universities, teaches faith, culture, and Christian ethics in a way that respect the diversity of faith traditions and the religious freedom of individual conscience, while meeting the students desires for spiritual knowledge.