The Academy of Young Diplomats is offered only to a selected cohort of approximately 120 promising talents from around the world. Through a highly competitive recruitment process, we admit graduate students and young professionals of the very highest academic caliber and with a proven track-record.
You are an ideal candidate if you care about:
Global openness: You are aware of the common challenges the global community faces and you meet these challenges with engagement. You do not discriminate against other human beings based on religion, ethnicity, race, sex or country of origin.
Social involvement: You contribute dynamically to your communities and society, operating locally, regionally, nationally or globally to improve the well-being of people around you. You might be a member of a volunteer organization, grass-roots initiative, etc.
Professional development: You strive for continuous personal and professional development. You are courageous in undertaking new projects, which move you out of your comfort zone. You show willingness to develop both intellectual capacity and emotional intelligence (empathy, self-awareness and social skills).
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 2021/2022 document accepted. SEE HERE
In order to obtain the Executive Diploma in the Art of Diplomacy (EDAD), AYD Participant must meet the following requirements:
Attend at least 6 out of 8 Sessions
Pass the Final Exam
Submit and successfully pass a Policy Paper between 1,000 and 2,000 words.
Tuition Fee Does Not Cover
Visa, insurance & travel expenses
Tuition Fee Includes
3 Sessions in Warsaw
1 Session in Cracow
4 Online Sessions
1 Online Participation in the Warsaw Security Forum
All course materials
Inauguration and Graduation Ceremony with VIP Guests
140 hours of hands-on diplomatic training
15 Study Visits
5 Meetings of Leadership Development Groups
Lunches and coffee breaks during all live sessions
Executive Diploma in the Art of Diplomacy
In case of any further questions contact the AYD Team
For English: (+48 22) 378 11 98
For Polish: (+48 22) 378 11 99
Mobile number: (+48) 534 652 606