Named in honour of Father Pedro Arrupe, SJ

A service of the Jesuits in Africa

At the service of the local Church

Farsighted in vision


…In Mission

Ecclesial in Character

Intellectual in Method

Collaborative in Action

Ecumenical in Scope

Afrocentric in Outlook


About Pedro Arrupe

Pedro Arrupe was born in Bilbao, Spain, on 14 November 1907. After receiving his bachelor’s degree with the Piarists, he began his medical career. He studied medicine in Madrid for four years, with excellent results, while, at the same time, visiting the poor quarters of the city and getting to know first-hand situations of great need and misery.


A centre for research, formation and social action inspired by Christian faith and the quest for social justice according to the vision of Jesuit Father, Pedro Arrupe.

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Who we are

Arrupe Jesuit Institute is an initiative of the Society of Jesus (the Jesuits) of the North-West Africa Province , that seeks to identify, analyse and propose solutions to issues of concern in Ghanaian and African societies, addressing these from perspectives informed and shaped by Catholic Social Teaching

Our purpose is realized through quality, evidence-based research, robust Christian formation, and committed social action via such means as campaigns, lobbying, advocacy etc. Arrupe Jesuit Institute aspires to be Ghana’s premier Christian (Catholic) think tank, research and social justice centre.

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Office Location

No. 1 Olive Street, Atomic Hills, Accra Ghana


Working hours

Monday to Friday 09:00 – 17:00

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Phone : +233 54 20 60 720

The Arrupe Jesuit Institute, located in Accra, Ghana, is a centre for research, formation and social action, inspired by Christian faith and the quest for social justice motivated by the vision of Jesuit Father, Pedro Arrupe