AFFILIATIONS


University of Saint John of the Cross

Our academic standards are set in partnership with Universidad San Juan de la Cruz (University of St John of the Cross or USJDLC) and are monitored on an ongoing basis and subject to international and US standards and audits.

 

This partnership also enables us to develop Spanish language programs that are a valuable addition to our offering specifically for our Hispanic and Latino Floridians.

The Universidad San Juan de la Cruz (University of Saint John of the Cross or USJDLC) is a fully accredited private university in Costa Rica.

The University has been continuously accredited by the Consejo Nacional de Enseñanza Superior Universitaria Privada (CONESUP) of the Ministry of Education, Costa Rica, since 20 May 1996.


Member of the United Nations DESA Network

Florida University of Science and Theology is proud to announce, that it is a member of the United Nations DESA Network.

Rooted in the United Nations Charter and guided by the universal and transformative 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and other global agreements, UN DESA responds to the needs and priorities of the global community.

https://www.un.org/development/desa/en/about.html


Member of The International Council of Religious Colleges and Universities (ICRCU)

"The International Council of Religious Colleges and Universities (ICRCU)  was founded 1998 as a network of universities/colleges which an interest in religious studies and is meanwhile registered as a non-profit entity in California, USA.

ICRCU is a select international alliance of universities/colleges which an interest in religious studies who share a commitment to excellence in research, scholarship and rounded education and where we honor the Scriptures and promote scholarship.
The International Council of Religious Colleges and Universities exists to protect, and preserve the traditional freedoms of private, quality faith-based, degree granting, institutions.
Our member institutions come from the whole American Continent, Asia, Africa and also from Europe.


Our Place in Higher Education:
According to the US National Center for Education Statistics, there are more than 4,300 degree-granting institutions of higher education in the United States.
These include nearly 2,600 private institutions, just over 1,000 of which define themselves as religiously affiliated.

Our Mission is:
1. To promote academic excellence
2. To promote quality, degree granting, faith based education
3. To represent member faith based educational institutions
4. To provide direction through knowledge of support services and resources for our member institutions

Our member institutions promote excellence in research-led education, in which students receive education from scholars at the cutting edge of their field.
Each member institution conducts research across a broad subject base in the field of Theology, Divinity, Philosophy and Religious Studies.
In the course of this, our members promotes a combination of academic learning and personal growth through extracurricular activities in diverse scholarly communities so as to develop rounded citizens of the world and also more tolerant and understanding people of faith.

Florida College for Philosophical and Religious Studies is very proud not only to be a member, but also to provide the international secretariat / office with immediate effect.
Therefore, please direct your correspondence regarding the ICRCU exclusively to this address":


The International Council of Religious Colleges and Universities (ICRCU)
c/o Florida College for Philosophical and Religious Studies (FCPR)
18117 Biscayne Boulevard
Suite #2123
Aventura, FL 33160-2535
Miami-Dade County

 

https://www.florida-college.education/the-international-council-of-religious-colleges-and-universities/


Associate Member of CIVICUS

CIVICUS is an international non-profit organisation, which describes itself as “a global alliance dedicated to strengthening citizen action and civil society around the world."

Founded in 1993, the organisation today counts more than 8500 members in more than 175 countries, with its headquarters in Johannesburg and offices in Geneva and New York.

 

Mission and values:
The organisation works to protect and grow civic space where people can express and organise themselves.

In particular, the organisation focuses on regions where participatory democracy and freedom of association are at risk.

CIVICUS counts among its central values: Justice and Equality, where all people are free to exercise their rights as citizens as defined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

 

SOURCE: Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. Wikimedia Foundation Inc. Updated February 2023, Encyclopedia on-line.

Available from:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Civicus

 

For detailed information:

https://www.civicus.org/index.php


Partner of Cambridge Assessment English

DATABASE LINK:
https://www.cambridgeenglish.org/why-choose-us/global-recognition/


Partner of The International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

DATABASE LINK:

www.ielts.org/en-us/about-ielts/who-accepts-ielts-scores/ro/florida-university-of-science-and-theology


Member of The OECD Forum

Florida University of Science and Theology is an active member of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development(OECD) Forum and participates in the processes, particularly in the area of education and educational equity.

https://www.oecd.org


Participant of the U.S. Department of Education  National Summit on Equal Opportunity in Higher Education

U.S. Department of Education hosted The National Summit on Equal Opportunity in Higher Education on July 26, 2023.


On Wednesday, July 26, the U.S. Department of Education hosted the National Summit on Equal Opportunity in Higher Education, a one-day summit that brought together high ranking people e.g.  ( U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona, White House Domestic Policy Advisor and Assistant to the President Neera Tanden, White House Office of Public Engagement Director and Assistant to the President Steve Benjamin, U.S. Department of Education Under Secretary James Kvaal, U.S. Department of Education Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Catherine Lhamon, U.S. Department of Education Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights Kristen Clarke), and national educational institutions and leaders to discuss innovative strategies and resources for colleges and students to expand access to higher education.

Florida University of Science and Theology was represented as a guest and will continue to get involved in the important issues for the well-being of our students.