Our strategic alliances with Universities

Our strategic alliances


Jesuit Worldwide Learning has an extensive network of collaborating partners around the world.  Collaboration and worldwide alliances are sought with universities and mission-aligned strategic partners.


JWL aims to strengthen, create, and develop webs of relationships to provide access to higher education to the “least” among us, the globally destitute, forced migrants and refugees, tribal or religiously oppressed, marginalized rural and urban poor and others.



Our collaborating partners


Regis University

Regis University is proud to stand among the 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States grounded in our Jesuit Catholic tradition. They educate students of all faith backgrounds, whether on campus or online.


Georgetown University

Georgetown University is one of the world’s leading academic and research institutions, offering a unique educational experience that prepares the next generation of global citizens to lead and make a difference in the world.


Gonzaga University

Gonzaga University is a private, four-year institution of higher education. A constant throughout the years is Gonzaga’s educational philosophy, based on the centuries-old Ignatian model of educating the whole person – mind, body and spirit.


Pontifical Gregorian University

The CCP is dedicated to the safeguarding and well- being of children and vulnerable persons throughout the world by promoting prevention measures against sexual and other types of abuse, and raising awareness and knowledge of the importance of such efforts in order to create a healthy environment.


Munich School of Philosophy

The Munich School of Philosophy follows the long educational tradition of the Jesuits, which has been valued around the world for over 400 years for the quality of its schools and universities.


Creighton University

Creighton University

Omaha, Nebraska USA

Creighton’s nine schools and colleges, which include multiple health sciences degree programs, deliver a powerful education and have partnerships with many international organizations such as JWL. Creighton is the first Jesuit university to offer online BA and BS scholarships for degree completion for JWL diploma graduates. 


Salt Lake City Community College

Salt Lake Community College is Utah’s largest college with the most diverse student body. It serves more than 60,000 students on 10 campuses and with online classes.


University of Utah

The University of Utah is one of the best in the nation at creating startup companies based on student and faculty research.


Catholic University of Erbil

The Catholic University in Erbil (CUE) is a non-pro t institution of higher education and research providing recognized degrees in the arts and sciences.


Comillas University of Madrid

Our aim is that every person to form part of our University receives a comprehensive education: focusing not only on academic training but also on their own free will, their human, ethical and aesthetic awareness, capacity for personal reflection and sense of responsibility.


CUEA, Catholic University of Nairobi

Promotes excellence in research, teaching and community service by preparing morally upright leaders based on the intellectual tradition of the Catholic Church.


University of San Francisco

The university offers undergraduate, graduate, and professional students the knowledge and skills needed to succeed as persons and professionals, and the values and sensitivity necessary to be men and women for others.


St. Xavier’s College

A Christian Minority Higher Educational Institution, St. Xavier’s was founded in 1860 by a Catholic Minority Religious body, the Society of Jesus, and was affiliated to Calcutta University in 1862.


Boston College

Boston College, the first institution of higher education to operate in the city of Boston, is today among the nation´s foremost universities, a leader in the liberal arts, scientific inquiry, and student formation.


Xavier University

Xavier University Bhubaneswar (XUB) sees itself as a quality institute delivering quality management education to quality students from the world over. The identity of XUB is distinguished by its philosophy of ‘Inspiring Futures’ by not just walking the well-trodden path but striking out and exploring new paths. There is a clear intent to be the first to respond to the needs of the society and enable the building of sustainable communities that inspire the future of the State and the Country serving as an active agent of change.  The XUB stands tall in its mission of inspiring future generation of students aspiring for excellent quality higher education.


The Newman Institute University College

A small Jesuit university college located in the heart of Uppsala, Sweden’s oldest college town.  Founded in 2001, the Newman Instiute has academic programs in theology, philosophy and cultural studies taught from a Catholic perspective. The Swedish context shapes students’ encounters with theology and philosophy, bringing them face-to-face with issues like ecumenism, secularism, the relevance of religion in a prospering society, the relationship between science and religion, and the relationship between Church and state. 



United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is a global organisation dedicated to saving lives, protecting rights and building a better future for refugees, forcibly displaced communities and stateless people.


Jesuit Refugee Services (JRS)

The Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) is an international Catholic organisation with a mission to accompany, serve and advocate on behalf of refugees and other forcibly displaced persons.


Herat Technical Institution

The Herat Technical Institute (HTI) was established in 2006. JRS, has assisted HTI by providing staff capacity, building and student training in English, mathematics, physics, and computer literacy. JRS also offers trade courses in electricity and construction.

Integritas International Advisors

IIA’s approach emphasises greater awareness of a given context in all its complexity, with a necessarily strong connection to the displaced population.



Specialists deliver everything from the conception through the design to the realization from one source.



The Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU) is a national organization that represents Jesuit higher education among its various constituencies, provides a forum for the exchange of information and experiences in Jesuit higher education.


St. Aloysius Gonzaga English Language Institute

Established in 1998 by the Society of Jesus at the invitation of Archbishop of Taunggyi Most Reverend Mathias U Shwe, D.D., the Institute is an apostolic work of the Society of Jesus. S.A.G.-I.H.S. offers this program of higher studies in partnership with the Ateneo de Davao University of the Philippines, which awards the Diploma in Education. It also works in partnership with the College of Social Work of the University of Utah of the United States of America, which awards the 4th year Post-Diploma Certificate in Case Management/Social Work.

Reconnect Brooklyn

One block, one person at a time.  We're changing this by turning the youth of the neighborhood into the neighborhood's next generation of college-ready entrepreneurs.



Christian Aid Program Nohadra - Iraq

Non-profit organization that supports Christian communities in northern Iraq.


Foundation Sponsors & Donors

Jesuit Province of Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Lithuania

The Society of Jesus is a congregation of priests and brothers founded by Saint Ignatius of Loyola.



Open Society Foundation

The Open Society Foundation–London hosts different thematic and regional programs, and serves as a forum for civil society, academics, and public figures.


Opus Prize Foundation

The Opus Prize is awarded on college campuses, providing an opportunity to inspire a new generation of leaders.


Leopold Bachmann Stiftung

The Leopold Bachmann Foundation promotes initiatives and commitments to educate the youth world-wide, to improve the basic conditions for the rural population, to promote small-scale structures, with a focus on water security and biological agriculture, to strengthen petty trafficking.


Jesuiten Weltweit Germany

Through its worldwide network, the Jesuit mission supports some 600 projects in the areas of poverty reduction, refugee aid, education, health, ecology, human rights and pastoral work.


Jesuiten Weltweit Switzerland

We support the social and pastoral projects of our confreres in Asia, Africa and South America  financially and inform our patrons in Switzerland of the supported projects.



MISEREOR supports the weakest members of society: the poor, the sick, the hungry and the disadvantaged.



Bayerischer Landtag

Bavarian State Parliament.



Its main focus has been on the setup and development of local parochial structures and on the training of parochial staff.


Jesuit Conference of South Asia

The goal of the Jesuit mission is to be ever available for the greater universial good, desiring always the "magis", that which is truly better "For the Greater Glory of God." It is this availability for the Church´s universal mission that marks the Society of Jesus as an apostolic religious order.


Lotte und Adolf Hotz-Sprenger Foundation

Support and promote charitable, humanitarian and health promotion activities in a charitable way.


Fidel Goetz Foundation

Fidel Goetz Foundation´s mission is to work with the church and catholic organizations to provide opportunities for a just and equal world. Its core area of focus is education.


Jesuit Weltweit Austria

We are an institution of the Austrian province of the Society of Jesus and support the worldwide mission of the Order. Our MISSION includes the commitment to faith and justice and the promotion of the inculturation of faith and the dialogue of religions.


Jesuits Sri Lanka

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Zimbabwe-Mozambique Province of Society of Jesus

The Zimbabwe-Mozambique Province has 260 members, with 170 Jesuits living and working in Zimbabwe, another 22 in Mozambique, and a further 50 studying or working outside the region.


North West Africa Province Jesuits

These hopes and dreams of the Jesuits presently in Nigeria, Ghana and Liberia include setting foot on the other countries that also constitute the province namely Sierra Leone and the Gambia. Jesuits are united by goal to set the world on fire with Christ´s love by their zeal for the salvation of souls.