Summer Academy for Diplomacy and International Relations

Deadline: 14 July 2018
Open to: students with different academic backgrounds and a general interest in negotiation, diplomacy, diplomatic correspondence and international relations will benefit from each other in an intercultural and interdisciplinary learning process
Venue: 20 – 24 July 2018, Prishtina, Republic of Kosovo 

Description

The Academy for Protocol and Diplomacy, have a great pleasure to invite you to participate at this Edition of “Summer Academy for Diplomacy and Diplomatic Protocol which will be held in Prishtina, Kosovo, and also participants will have a chance and a pleasure to visit different places of Prishtina such as: New Born Monument, National Library, Ethnological Museum and Mother Theresa Square.

The overall aim of this course will be to introduce students to the art of diplomacy in the Western tradition with an emphasis on the beginning of the 19th century through to contemporary international politics. In particular, the course will stress the evolution of the role of diplomacy, diplomatic communication, preventive diplomacy and coercive diplomacy over time and how such factors as technology, communications and ideology have impacted the efficacy of the diplomatic process. Students will be shown the relationship of diplomacy to the political system, especially how the ambassador’s role is rooted in constitutions and international norms. The course will provide a clear account of the shape and functions of the world diplomatic system as it stands at the beginning of the 21st century: what it is, what it does, and why it is important. The course aims to provide knowledge of the nature of diplomacy; when diplomacy is appropriate; the advantages and disadvantages of different diplomatic methods; and the lexicon of diplomacy. Students will be given a strong grasp of the nature of diplomacy conceived as a specialized professional activity developed over many centuries, and be able to defend its value with authority and enthusiasm.

Eligibility

  • Students from different academic backgrounds and a general interest in negotiation, diplomacy, diplomatic correspondence and international relations will benefit from each other in an intercultural and interdisciplinary learning process. Former classes consisted of regular students and practitioners such as civil servants, communication experts, EU Institutions employee, young politicians and even parliamentary officials;
  • The course does not require special knowledge about international relations, diplomacy, international negotiations, history or culture, but participants should be interested in more than just their field of specialization. In class participation, especially in the discussions with experts, is essential for the course success and plays an important role in grading;
  • The eligible students to apply are all students/candidates that no need visa to enter to the Republic of Kosovo.

Benefits

  • Tuition fee for Kosovo student/participants is EUR 78 euro;
  • The tuition fee for non non-Kosovo students/participants is EUR 100.

Tuition fee for Students covers:
Three lunches, reading materials, lectures, coffee breaks, certification, study visits.

The ADP team can assist you to find the best accommodation in Prishtina, with the cheapest price, up to EUR 15 euro per night in private apartments in a downtown of Prishtina.

The ADP will also provide two full scholarships.

The scholarship will cover: three lunches, reading materials, lectures, coffee breaks, certification, study visits.

How to apply?

For more information and registration please contact the APD Team at: [email protected] and read the official call.