More than 17,000 universities globally;
less than 15 multilateral institutions; only 1 global and multi-disciplinary treaty-based institution: EUCLID.
EUCLID is a specialized intergovernmental organization established in 2008, holding a university mandate and charter published in the United Nations Treaty Series (certificates 49006/49007).
It is among the world’s few “international / intergovernmental” universities, and a full member in good standing of the key academic bodies, including the Academic Council on the United Nations Systems (ACUNS), UN Academic Impact, UN PRME, etc. EUCLID is duly listed in the UNESCO IAU World Higher Education Database (WHED) which is used throughout the UN employment system and by credentials evaluators.
Among other services, EUCLID offers specialized distance-learning and online distance learning programs to government-sponsored as well as general public students. Its goal is to prepare “expert leaders for international civil service and global careers.” EUCLID’s academic motto is “Let us also hear the other side (Audi et alteram partem in Latin)” and its vision statement for students development and preparation, both government-sponsored and general public is: “Become Globalized.”
EUCLID’s flagship program is its standard-setting online master in diplomacy and international affairs, or MDIA which has qualified many diplomats globally. EUCLID also offers doctoral-level programs in diplomacy, sustainable development and international public health, as well as a new joint degree program in international public administration.