Canon Law

Pontificia Universidad Javeriana

36 months
13262 USD/year
13262 USD/year
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The Masters in Canon Law will be able to actively participate in the ecclesiastical courts and perform marriage counseling, based on their professional, ethical and disciplinary knowledge; and conduct research of an academic nature that contribute to the development of this area.


Ecclesiastical License / Civil Master aims at deepening the canonical legal science and its related disciplines with the aim of training experts in the knowledge of the law of the Church, academic researchers, canonists competent to perform in the Ecclesiastical Courts and in the various ecclesiastical offices within its competence.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • General Regulatory Law
  • People of God, what faithful Christians
  • Roman law
  • Investigation methodology
  • Latin I
  • People of God: Hierarchical Constitution of the Church
  • Office of Teaching
  • Temporary church property
  • Philosophy and Theology of Canon Law
  • Latin II

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines




80 credits alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Personal interview with the Academic Dean. 
  • Fill out the registration form. 
  • Proof of payment of registration fees. 
  • Photocopy of the identity card. 
  • Three passport size photos (if you enter for the first time). 
  • Photocopy of valid passport (foreigners without Colombian nationality Aspirants). 
  • All documents that are not in Spanish must be translated. 
  • Presentation of the candidate by the bishop or religious superior, in written letter, which should be handed over to start the Ecclesiastical Bachelor, Master civil or ecclesiastical doctorate. 
  • Authenticated copy of the minutes of priestly ordination. 
  • Church licenses granted by the Archdiocese of Bogota or the corresponding urban Diocese.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13262 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6631 USD per semester and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    13262 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6631 USD per semester and a duration of 36 months.


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