Pontifical Biblical Institute

The Pontifical Biblical Institute (also known as Biblicum) is a research and postgraduate teaching institution specialised in biblical and ancient Near Eastern studies. It is an institution of the Holy See entrusted to the Society of Jesus.

Pontifical Biblical Institute
Latin: Pontificium Institutum Biblicum
Founder(s)Pope Pius X
Established1909; 112 years ago (1909)
MissionBiblical and ancient Near Eastern Studies
FocusCatholic, Jesuit
RectorMichael Kolarcik, SJ
Piazza della Pilotta
Rome, Italy
Biblical Institute, Rome
Biblical Institute, Jerusalem