EUCLID (Pôle Universitaire Euclide | Euclid University) is one of the world's 5 regional / international institutions of higher learning listed by the UNESCO-based International Association of Universities which publishes the authoritative International Handbook of Universities and the World Higher Education Database. In this group, EUCLID's fellow institutions are the United Nations University, the European University Institute, the World Maritime University and the IMO International Maritime Law Institute.
EUCLID is a specialized intergovernmental organization holding a university mandate and charter. It was constituted and defined by two multilateral agreements which are included in the United Nations Treaty Series. Its visiting campus and official headquarters are located at the University of Bangui.