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