The Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya is a private, not-for-profit, and nonsectarian, research university located at Herzliya, in the Tel Aviv District.
IDC Herzliya was founded in 1994 by Israeli professor of law Uriel Reichman, and is classified as an independent non-budgeted academic institution. It has 8,000 students currently enrolled for undergraduate and graduate degrees, including 2,000 international students from 86 countries around the world.
In 2014 the IDC Herzliya was ranked the most successful academic start-up institution in Israel and outside of the United States, ranking first in Israel and twenty one in the world. In the same year IDC law graduates achieved the highest passing rate at the national bar examination of all Israeli academic institutions. In addition, the IDC Herzliya has been the only academic institution in the world who has won the international Jean Pictet International Humanitarian Law competition, organized by the International Committee of the Red Cross, in consecutive years, winning it twice in 2010 and 2011.