List of Jesuit sites

This non-exhaustive list includes past and present buildings, facilities and institutions associated with the Society of Jesus. In each country, sites are listed in chronological order of start of Jesuit association.

Church of the Gesu, mother church of the Society of Jesus in Rome
College church (St. Mariä Himmelfahrt), Cologne
Ruins of Saint Paul's Church, Macau
Professed House church in Paris
Novitiate of Sant'Andrea al Quirinale, Rome
University Church, Vienna
College church, Puebla
College church, Minsk
Professed house church, Vilnius
Professed House in Malá Strana, Prague
Church of the Gesù, Brussels

Nearly all these sites have been managed or maintained by Jesuits at some point of time since the Society's founding in the 16th century, with indication of the relevant period in parentheses. The Jesuits built many new colleges and churches over the centuries, for which the start date indicated is generally the start of the project (e.g. invitation or grant from a local ruler) rather than the opening of the institution which often happened several years later. The Jesuits also occasionally took over a pre-existing institution and/or building, for example a number of medieval abbeys in the Holy Roman Empire.

In the third quarter of the 18th century, the suppression of the Society of Jesus abruptly terminated the Jesuit presence in nearly all facilities that existed at the time. Many of these, however, continued their educational mission under different management; in cases where they moved to different premises from the ones operated by the Jesuits, the Jesuit site is mentioned in the list as precursor to the later institution. Outside Rome, sites operated by Jesuits since the early 19th century are generally different from those before the 18th-century suppression. Later episodes of expulsion of the Jesuits also terminated their involvement in a number of institutions, e.g. in Russia in 1820, parts of Italy at several times during the 19th century, Switzerland in 1847, Germany in 1872, Portugal in 1910, China after 1949, Cuba in 1961, or Haiti in 1964.

The territorial allocation across countries uses contemporary boundaries, which often differ from historical ones. An exception is made for Rome which is highlighted at the start. Similarly and for simplicity, only modern place names are mentioned, spelled as on their main Wikipedia page in English, even in cases where those modern names were never in use during the time of local Jesuit involvement.



Chapel of La Storta
Historic building of Collegio Romano
Church of Sant'Ignazio
Palazzo Gabrielli Borromeo
Biblical Institute
Gregorian University



Church am Hof, Vienna
College church, Innsbruck
Stella Matutina, Feldkirch
Canisius College, Innsbruck


College at Orsha
College church, Grodno
College at Pinsk
  • Jesuit college in Polotsk (1580–1820), from 1812 an academy [be], seat of the Order's General Curia from 1773 to 1820, now Polotsk State University; college church demolished in 1964
  • Jesuit college [be] in Nyasvizh (1584–1773), now Corpus Christi Church
  • Jesuit college [be] in Orsha (1610–1820), reconstructed in the early 21st century
  • Jesuit residence [be] in Babruysk (1618–1773, with interruptions), initially a mission until 1630
  • Jesuit college [be] in Grodno (1622–1773), now Catholic Cathedral of Saint Francis Xavier
  • Jesuit college [be] in Novogrudok (1626–1773), initially a mission and from 1631 to 1714 a residence, now demolished
  • Jesuit college [be] in Brest (1629–1773), now Brest Fortress; college church demolished in the mid-20th century
  • Jesuit college [be] in Pinsk (1638–1773), now Belarusian Polesia Museum [ru]; college church demolished in the mid-20th century
  • Jesuit college [be] in Vitebsk (1640–1820), until 1682 a residence, later Catholic Church of Saint Joseph [be], demolished in the 1950s
  • Jesuit college [be] in Minsk (1654–1773), initially a mission and from 1686 to 1714 a residence, now Catholic Cathedral of the Holy Name of Mary; adjacent college buildings were demolished in the 1960s, except the Catholic consistory [be], and the reconstruction of the Governor's House [be] was considered in 2019
  • Jesuit college [be] in Novaja Myš [be] (1667–1693)
  • Jesuit college [be] in Juravičy [be] (1673–1820), until 1778 a residence, now a Russian Orthodox monastery
  • Jesuit college [be] in Mogilev (1680–1820), until 1799 a residence, later Catholic Church of Saint Francis Xavier [be], demolished in the 1950s
  • Jesuit college [be] in Slutsk (1689–1773), initially a mission and from 1703 to 1714 a residence
  • Jesuit college [be] in Mstsislaw (1690–1820), initially a mission and from 1711 to 1799 a residence, now Catholic Church of St. Michael the Archangel [be]
  • Jesuit residence in Slonim (1709–1781)
  • Jesuit college in Zhodishki [be] (1722–1773)
  • Eastern Catholic Jesuit seminary in Albertyn Mansion near Slonim (1924–1939)


College church, Antwerp
College courtyard, Tournai
College church, Kortrijk
College church, Leuven
Saint Michael College, Brussels

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Seminary in Travnik
  • Jesuit seminar, now Petar Barbarić Catholic School [hr] in Travnik (1882–1945 and since 1999)
  • Church and Seminary of Saints Cyril and Methodius [bs] in Sarajevo (1893–1944)


Jesuit church, Rijeka


Clementinum library, Prague
College at Chomutov
College at Kutná Hora


Jesus Heart's Church, Copenhagen


  • Jesuit College [pl] in Tartu (1586–1625)


College of Clermont, Paris: street view before 19th-century destruction
College church, Cambrai
College at Lyon
College at Bourges
College church, Eu
College church, Rouen
College at Besançon
College portal, La Flèche
College church, Rennes
College at Moulins
College church, Metz
College at Clermont-Ferrand
College church, Bastia
College at Strasbourg
Lycée Sainte-Geneviève, Versailles


College at Munich
College church, Munich
College church, Würzburg
College at Mainz
College at Dillingen
College at Heiligenstadt
College church, Landsberg am Lech
College at Koblenz
College at Paderborn
College church, Münster
College church, Aachen
College church, Heidelberg



View of Buda with the church of Saint Anne (left), Matthias Church and Hilton Hotel on the grounds of the Jesuit college (background)
College at Székesfehérvár


Clongowes Wood College
Manresa House, Dublin

Italy (outside Rome)

College in Naples
College church, Genoa
College church, Turin
Brera college, Milan
Professed house (Gesù Nuovo), Naples
College church, Trieste
College in Venice
Novitiate at Cagliari
College church, Trapani
College at Mazara del Vallo
Seminary church, Noto



Residence church in Skaistkalne
  • Jesuit college [pl] in Riga (1582–1621)
  • St. James's Cathedral in Riga (1582–1621)
  • Jesuit college [pl] in Cēsis (1582–1625), initially a residence until 1614
  • Jesuit college [be] in Daugavpils (1630–1811, with interruption 1656–1669), initially a residence until 1761, now Daugavpils fortress; college church destroyed during World War II
  • Jesuit school in Izvalta (1635–1820), from 1817 a college, now Izvalta Church [lv]
  • Jesuit residence in Skaistkalne (1660–1773), initially a mission until 1677, now Church of the Assumption [lv]
  • Jesuit college in Krāslava (1676–1811)
  • Jesuit residence in Jelgava (1690–1773)
  • Jesuit college in Ilūkste (1690–1773), initially a residence until 1761, destroyed during World War I
  • Jesuit college in Dagda (1742–1820)
  • Jesuit college in Puša, Rēzekne Municipality (1743–1820 and since 2006), now Puša Catholic Church [lv]
  • Jesuit residence in Riga (1804–1820)[23]


Vilnius college courtyard
Kaunas college church


College at Luxembourg



  • Jesuit college in the former Convent of the Visitation (1862–1910), now Lycée Albert Premier
  • Church of the Sacred Heart [fr] (1926–1965), now a parish church


Church in Amersfoort
Berchmanianum, Nijmegen


College at Poznań
Collegium Broscianum at Kraków
College at Sandomierz
University of Wrocław
College at Krasnystaw


College of arts, Coimbra
College church, Funchal
College church, Santarém


College church, Târgu Mureș


College at Saint Petersburg



University at Trnava


College church, Maribor


Sanctuary of Loyola
Cave of St Ignatius, Manresa
College at Segovia
College at Madrid
College church, Santander
English college, Valladolid
College at Monforte de Lemos
College at Granada
Novitiate in Seville
College church, Salamanca
Col·legi Casp, Barcelona
University of Deusto, Bilbao
St Ignatius College, Barcelona



College at Lucerne
College at Fribourg


College church, Lviv
College at Kremenets
College church, Ternopil

United Kingdom

St Ignatius, Preston
St Beuno's Centre
Sacred Heart, Wimbledon
Campion Hall, Oxford
Sacred Heart, Edinburgh



College at Buenos Aires
College church, Córdoba
Mission of San Ignacio Miní
Estancia Santa Catalina
Universidad del Salvador, Buenos Aires



College at Sucre
San José de Chiquitos
San Miguel de Velasco


College at Salvador, Bahia
College at São Paulo
College at São Luís, Maranhão
Mission of São Miguel
Saint Ignatius College, Rio de Janeiro


Grand séminaire, Quebec City
Church of the Gesù, Montreal
Villa Saint-Martin, Montreal
Manresa Centre, Pickering
St Charles Garnier College, Quebec City


Church at Calera de Tango
Church at Achao, Chiloé
Church at Valparaíso


College at Bogotá
College at Cartagena
Xavierian University, Bogotá


College church, Havana

Dominican Republic

College at Santo Domingo


College church, Quito
College patio, Quito

France (overseas)

  • Habitation Loyola [fr] in French Guiana (1668–1764), now an archaeological park

El Salvador


College at Antigua Guatemala
Landívar University central campus






College of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, Mexico City
Professed house church, Mexico City
College at Tepotzotlán
College of Saint Ildefonsus, Mexico City
College church, Guadalajara
College at Morelia
Mission of Santa Rosa de las Palmas, Baja California
College at Zacatecas



College at Panama City


Mission of San Cosme y Damián


Church of Saint Peter, Andahuaylillas
College at Cusco
College church, Arequipa

United States

Newtown Manor, Maryland
Sainte Marie Among the Iroquois, New York
Georgetown University, Washington DC
Cunniffe House, Fordham University, New York
St Ignatius Church, Baltimore
Eastern Seaboard
Middle West and Great Plains
Mission Saint-Ignace, Michigan
Cudahy Science Hall, Loyola University Chicago
Johnston Hall, Marquette University Milwaukee
St Ignatius High School, Cleveland
Loyola University, New Orleans
Mission San Xavier del Bac, Arizona
Santa Clara University
University of San Francisco
Puerto Rico


Estancia del Río de las Vacas


Andrés Bello Catholic University, Caracas
Catholic University of Tachira

Africa and Middle East



  • Jesuit college of the Holy Name of Jesus in Luanda (1584–1759, with interruption 1641–1648), now Ministry of Justice, National Printing House and Igreja de Jesus[45]
  • Jesuit college in M'banza-Kongo (1623–1669)[45]





Collège Libermann, Douala
  • Collège Libermann [fr] in Douala (since 1957)

Cape Verde

  • Jesuit mission in Cape Verde (1604–1617)


Côte d'Ivoire

Democratic Republic of Congo

Lovanium University, Kinshasa


Equatorial Guinea


Jesuit mission, Gongora
  • Jesuit complex [fr] in Gorgora (1608–1633), now Ruins of Gorgora Nova [fr]




Biblical Institute, Jerusalem



Saint Joseph University, Beirut


  • Xavier Jesuit School in Wein Town, Paynesville (since 2007)






South Africa


  • Jesuit residence and school in Aleppo (mid-17th century), with satellite schools in Sidon (Lebanon) and Damascus[50]
  • Deir Wartan [ar] in Aleppo (since 1926)


Saint Benedict, Istanbul


United Arab Emirates


Canisius School, Chikuni Mission


St George's College, Harare

South Asia




Andhra Loyola College, Vijayawada
Andhra Pradesh
St Xavier's High School, Patna
Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu
St Paul's Church, Diu
Church of Our Lady of the Snows, Rachol
Basilica of Bom Jesus, Old Goa
St Xavier's High School, Ahmedabad
St John's High School, Ranchi
XLRI, Jamshedpur
St Xavier's School, Bokaro Steel City
St Aloysius College, Mangalore
St Aloysius College church, Mangalore
Old Church of Saint Thomas, Pala
St Ignatius Church, Thiruvananthapuram
Madhya Pradesh
St Xavier's College, Mumbai
Xavier University Bhubaneswar
College church, Pondicherry
St Xavier's School, Jaipur
Tamil Nadu
Our Lady of Snows, Thoothukudi
St Mary's School, Dindigul
Loyola College, Chennai
Uttar Pradesh
Akbar's Church, Agra
West Bengal
St Xavier's College, Kolkata
St Joseph's School, Darjeeling


St Xavier's School, Jawalakhel


St Patrick's Cathedral, Karachi

Sri Lanka

St Aloysius' College, Galle

East & Southeast Asia


College church, Macau
Zhalan Cemetery, Beijing
Jingyi church, Shanghai
Zi-Ka-Wei Library, Shanghai
Xuhui High School, Shanghai


East Timor


Canisius College, Jakarta


Hiroshima Academy High School


Church of St Paul, Malacca


College church, Manila
Guiuan Church
Ateneo de Naga

Republic of Korea

Sogang University, Seoul





St Ignatius' College, Riverview
St Ignatius Church, Toowong
Newman College, Melbourne


New Zealand


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