Academic Programme

ESD offers a nine-month post-graduate diploma programme in the theory and practice of International Relations and European Integration. In this programme, students acquire the academic and practical skills necessary for a successful career in the international arena.

The study programme consists of three modules:

  • International Relations
  • European Political and Economic Integration
  • Diplomacy

To complete the programme, students must complete 60 ECTS credits during the academic year, 30 from compulsory courses (C) and 30 for optional [elective] courses (O). The latter are chosen by students according to their individual interests and objectives.  The total number of courses available in the programme is 75.