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Pontifical Gregorian University

Institute of Anthropology

Interdisciplinary Studies on Human Dignity and Care


Based on an anthropological view of human life from a Christian perspective, the IADC researches and teaches the topics of dignity and care in an intercultural and interdisciplinary way. The institute contributes to the development of a common model of a safer world, raises awareness of the topic of safeguarding, and prepares experts from all over the world to prevent abuse in any form.


The IADC envisions a world where all humans can live in freedom and without fear of violation of their dignity and receive the care they need and deserve.


Diploma in Safeguarding
Interdisciplinary, interactive 5-month program that forms advisors, officers, and trainers for the field of safeguarding

Licentiate in Safeguarding
Multidisciplinary 2-year program for the practical application of the theoretical understanding of safeguarding

Doctorate in Anthropology

Blended Learning
Online resources developed by an interdisciplinary team for face-to-face sessions in local institutions