The Catholic University of America

CUA in Washington

The Catholic University of America is a member of the Consortium of Universities of the Washington Metropolitan Area, and students may avail themselves of the resources of its 12 participating universities, as well as the vast cultural resources of Washington, D.C. The Center for Medieval and Byzantine Studies presents a series of lectures and seminars each semester that are open to members of the other universities in the area and (in most cases) to the general public. These events feature world-class scholars in all areas of medieval studies.


Local Places of Interest for Medievalists

On CUA campus
In Washington, D.C.
The National Gallery of Art:
Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection: (Byzantine Studies program)
Library of Congress: (Manuscript Division and Manuscripts Reading Room)
Folger Shakespeare Library:
Of architectural interest:
National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception (
Washington National Cathedral (
Mount St. Sepulchre Franciscan Monastery / Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in America (