The Marian-Kolbian Institute "Kolbianum" belongs to the BVM Immaculate province of the Friars Minor Conventual Order (Franciscans) for scientific and higher educational studies.
The purpose of the Institute is to spread the honor of the Immaculate Mother of God and promote Kolbian heritage through active research and popular-didactical study.
Those who study at the "Kolbianum" may obtain a doctorate degree in theology with a specialization in Mariology.
Educational and examination terms are scheduled for one week 4 times a year.
“Kolbianum” is located in Paprotnia (Niepokalanów Friary) and is a branch of the Warsaw Cardinal Stefan Wyszyński University.