Study Abroad Programs in Cultural Diplomacy

ICD Berlin
In Berlin (Germany)

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  • Berlin (Germany)
  • 1000 hours of class

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Berlin, Germany
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Course programme

Overview: The Study Abroad Program in Cultural Diplomacy is an innovative opportunity for both undergraduate and graduate students to experience the theoretical background as well as practical applications of Cultural Diplomacy. Whether you want to pursue a career in the field, are thinking of going into a related area of study, or simply are interested in learning more about the revolutionary discipline of Cultural Diplomacy, the program offers cutting-edge courses which deal with International Relations from multiple angles, providing a broad perspective on the subject. Participants will follow the Master’s program curriculum at the world’s first and leading center for the study of Cultural Diplomacy - the Center for Cultural Diplomacy Studies (CCDS).

Studying in a foreign country greatly increases the opportunities of employment in the public and private sectors, and through the ICD Study Abroad Program students will acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to remain competitive in an increasingly demanding international job market. Additionally, they will have the possibility to experience living in Berlin, a dynamic, multicultural city with a rich historical heritage and wide array of cultural and recreational activities

The Key Objectives of the program are:

•To provide students with an in-depth understanding of the theory and practice of global economics and Cultural Diplomacy, as well as the basics and foundations of how the fields work together.

•To explore the historic and recent developments in international economics and cultural diplomacy and to prepare students for future developments in the evolving global economy.

•To analyze the developments in the field of cultural diplomacy and to create and apply strategies of how cultural diplomacy can further influence, support, and strengthen the activity of the private sector.

•To enable students to develop successful projects applying the practice of cultural diplomacy and international economics.

•To analyze the strategic and ethical foundations of corporate social responsibility programs and corporate philanthropy with regards to Cultural Diplomacy

Program Overview and Structure:

The ICD Study Abroad Program on Cultural Diplomacy is a two-month program in Europe devoted to Cultural Diplomacy topics. Based on lectures, workshops, and cultural activities, the program is designed for students who would like to enrich their studies and develop their future career. The ICD Study Abroad program is a full-time, intensive program, consisting of 40 hours/week of lectures, workshops, and cultural excursions over an eight-week period. Consisting of a world-renowned Faculty, multicultural environment, and an innovative educational approach, the ICD Study Abroad Program on Cultural Diplomacy offers a structure and curriculum which is unique in its field.


The international environment of the ICD offers students a unique opportunity to interact with a multicultural team within the Institute and with leading experts, academics, and diplomats around the world. Although the program is scheduled within a 9-week frame, the carefully structured curriculum allows a deep understanding into the field of Cultural Diplomacy and the related fields of International Relations, Negotiations, Public Policy, and International Economics. Furthermore, the program offers an excellent opportunity for learning or improving one’s German language skills- an increasingly necessary skill needed in the international arena. Upon completion of the program, students will be empowered and have an exceptional edge for future academic and career choices. Additionally, as the program takes place in one of the most culturally thriving cities of Europe, students will be further enriched. Steeped in history, Berlin is becoming a melting pot of cultures with events taking place every day, thus providing an additional practicality in the actual practicing of Cultural Diplomacy

Program Cost: The tuition fee for the Study Abroad Program in Cultural Diplomacy is €1,900. This fee includes: academic program components, participation in all ICD International Conferences & Events, cultural excursions, social activities, public transportation in Berlin, and ICD services.

Dates & Deadlines:

For enrollment to the Spring Semester 2013:

Spring Semester - Program Start: April 15th, 2013

Deadline for admissions: April 1st, 2013

For Enrollment to the Summer Semester 2013:

Summer Semester - Program Start: June 17th, 2013

Deadline for Admissions: May 3rd, 2013,

Keywords: Cultural Diplomacy, Graduate Program, Graduate Degree, Masters, Diplomacy, Cultural Diplomacy, Commerce and Management, Economics, International Relations, Global Economy, International economic Organizations, CSR, Corporate Cultural Diplomacy, Nation Branding, Cultural Management, International Leadership, Social Responsibility, International Management.

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