About ECLS / Mission Statement




The European College for Liberal Studies aspires to be acknowledged as a private and independent liberal arts college of first choice for the quality of its undergraduate, graduate and executive programs and courses. We strive to provide students the inspiring excellence of a private college, combined with the stimulating advantage of a small-scale, cross-cultural and English-speaking environment.

Our study programs and teaching methods are in line with international standards in higher education and are undergoing a continuous process of self-evaluation and self-improvement by means of internal and external quality validation. Among our faculty and staff we give emphasis to such qualities as innovation, flexibility and a continuous sense of advancement.

Our organization, being internationally commended for its academic contributions to professional business and management education, serves a highly unique and culturally diverse student body and endorses both academic advancement and personal growth among its students. Our mission is accomplished through academic excellence, ingenious extra-curricular activities and distinguishing cultural alliances.

We are dedicated to the following educational resolutions:

  • To offer highly-competitive career-oriented academic study programs at the undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate levels in a full-time, part-time and online format;
  • To offer a range of flexible non-degree programs to meet the needs of individual students, companies and organizations in the framework of lifelong learning;
  • To uphold excellent quality standards in our academic curricula, pragmatic teaching methods and personalized student services;
  • To welcome qualified students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds, nationalities and religions;
  • To equip students with well-developed analytical, conceptual, quantitative and interpersonal skills;
  • To provide an opportunity to develop specific skills in accordance with one’s interests and talents;
  • To develop among students an understanding of cross-cultural management, global leadership and business ethics;
  • To increase students’ competence in global thinking by offering a dynamic and truly international study environment.