7 months
1390 EUR/year
1390 EUR/year
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The Executive Diploma in the Art of Diplomacy degree is a top-tier postgraduate diplomatic Program, which empowers a new generation of global leaders, through an innovative year-long training experience, ending with an Executive Diploma in the Art of Diplomacy (EDAD) at European Academy of Diplomacy.

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Established in 2004, the AYD prepares future diplomats, civil servants and social entrepreneurs for international careers. The Executive Diploma in the Art of Diplomacy degree from European Academy of Diplomacy is known for its world-class faculty, practitioners-oriented approach and a network of more than 3000 graduates from over 60 countries.

A selected cohort of approximately 120 promising talents from around the world will take part in over 140 hours of lectures, workshops, practical exercises, study-visits, leadership development groups and networking. In the academic year 2021/2022 the program will be conducted in a hybrid format – with 4 online sessions and 4 in-person sessions organised in Warsaw and Cracow.

Why join us?

  • Unique Methodology - Practical approach and hands-on experience, Leadership Development Groups
  • High Quality of Education - International experts, VIPs – former Ministers of Foreign Affairs, Presidents, Prime Ministers & senior diplomats.
  • Exceptional networking opportunities
  • Extraordinary Participant Profile - Young international leaders, an average of 4 languages spoken
  • Group Diversity - Participants representing 5 continents, more than 50 countries, an average of 4 years of professional experience

Programme Structure

Specializations include:

  • International Organizations
  • International Security
  • Foreign Service

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 7 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Complementary Round — Autumn: 1 st September - 30th October. Only if places are still available.





Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Fit in the AYD Participant Profile.
  • 23 years or older.
  • At least BA University Degree.
  • English proficiency, at least C1 level (certificate not required).
  • Rules and Regulations for AYD Participants document accepted. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1390 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1390 EUR per year during 7 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1390 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1390 EUR per year during 7 months.

Living costs for Warsaw

2247 - 3792 PLN /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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