Professional Development Program in Cultural Diplomacy & Conflict Zone Mediation
Certificate Program in Cultural Diplomacy & Conflict Zone Mediation
(Berlin Summer Programs: August 18th - 30th, 2013, September 16th - 27th, 2013)
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The ICD Certificate Program in Cultural Diplomacy & Conflict Zone Mediation is a two-week program devoted to Cultural Diplomacy topics. The program provides a thorough background in International Relations, Cultural Diplomacy & Conflict Zone Mediation, using a historical and case study approach. The program addresses contemporary international issues, with seminars supplemented by lectures, briefings at international and non-governmental organizations, conferences, tours, and meetings with foreign officials are further incorporated into the curriculum. Participants will meet with leading experts working in international organizations, embassies, and academic institutions, and will engage with specialists in the areas of International Relations, Politics, Human Rights, Culture, Peace Building, Multilateral Diplomacy, Conflict Resolution, Development and Economics.During their time in Berlin participants will also have the opportunity to take part in cultural and social activities and to visit institutions such as the German Foreign Office, the German Parliament, the Berlin City Hall, cultural institutions, private businesses and Berlin-based embassies.

Academic Components
The Certificate Program in Cultural Diplomacy & Conflict Zone Mediation consists of four types of academic activities: courses, workshops, action projects, and special events. Each participant will take part in obligatory scheduled courses and workshops, as well as conduct an action project in cooperation with a local NGO or specific community in Berlin, and will have the opportunity to attend all ICD conferences, events, lectures, and other academic activities. Participants will work closely with highly experienced professionals who are experts in their respective fields, all while enjoying a unique multicultural atmosphere.

Cultural Diplomacy & Conflict Zone Mediation Courses
The courses will provide participants with an introduction to the fields of Cultural Diplomacy, Conflict Studies and Resolution subject-specific knowledge, while the structure will enable participants to learn about the theoretical background and teach them how to use conceptual approaches during the workshops, thus providing a great opportunity to enhance one’s career advancement.

The Certificate Program is designed for students, professionals, and those who would like to enrich their background and enhance their education. Candidates are required to have an undergraduate degree of any field of study or to be enrolled as students in a university/higher education institute as a pre-requisite for application.  Proficiency in English is also pre-requisite for application (Studies in English of at least 1 semester or extensive working experience in English are sufficient as proof of the English level).

All participants will be awarded an official certificate of attendance upon completion of the program, which will provide details of the speakers who took part and the topics discussed. Each certificate will be signed by members of the ICD's Advisory Board.

Dates & Deadlines:
Summer Program - Program Start: August 18th, 2013
Deadline for late Admissions: July 31st, 2013

Summer Program - Program Start: September 16th, 2013
Deadline for late Admissions: August 31st, 2013

Program Cost
The tuition fee for the Certificate Program in Cultural Diplomacy is €475. This fee includes: all academic program components, participation in all ICD International Conferences & Events, cultural excursions, social activities, public transportation in Berlin, and ICD services.

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