INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS & DIPLOMACY
Europe and International Relations Policies.
The political centre of Europe, Brussels offers students an insight into the actors and institutions of the European Union, Multilateral institutions, exchange of thoughts with diplomats, policy makers and lobbyists in an exclusive environment.
Areas of study incorporate visits to International Corporation & Development of European Commission, exchange and networking with international relations students during lectures as well as cultural visits enhancing the overall learning experience.
A study visit to the French capital, Paris is an opportunity for students to learning more about economic cooperation, diplomatic techniques and decisions informing issues such as climate change, human rights among others.
As young diplomats, students visit global organizations such as UNESCO, Economic Cooperation and Development (OCD), learn first-hand from presentations by diplomats and experts in Paris providing essential and practical diplomatic techniques.
Study Visits: UNESCO, Paris Pantheon Sorbonne University
International Relations in Africa.
A study visit to this political capital of Africa enables understanding of how African governments relate. Also as one of the fastest growing economies in Africa, and home to the AU headquarters, Ethiopia’s relation with the rest of Africa is growing.
This study trips allows students to interact with experts, diplomats, consultants and policy makers to learn about best practices in the organizational relations. The travel seminar give students an opportunity to examine A.U’s ethos, efforts, and endeavours as well as its role in peace and security, while exploring important cultural sites within Ethiopia
Study Visits:African Union headquarters, multilateral organizations, and lectures by diplomatic experts as well as landscape.
Geneva is the European centre for multilateral diplomacy and home of other major organizations such as European seat of United Nations, World Trade Organization and International committee of the Red Cross among others.
The study trip offers encounters and insights into development of international relations at European level with the rest of the world.
Study Visits: Geneva School of Diplomacy, international organizations, interactive sessions with local universities to utilize own diplomatic skills.
NEW YORK, BOSTON, WASHINGTON DC
Home to the UN Headquarters, a study trip to New York introduces international students to the heart of American democracy, politics, diplomacy and academic research. Learn more about the role of UN, IMF and World Bank.
Students experience the role of diplomacy at an advance level through exclusive interactions with high-level policy makers, non-governmental organizations, government departments and practitioners in international affairs.
Study Visits: Seminars with local students in Boston area colleges as well as visits to a range of historical sites and museums including Bunker Hill, USS Constitution, the Tea Party Museum, Smithsonian museums, Lincoln Memorial and JFK Museum.
ISTANBUL& ANKARA, TURKEY
With its strategic geo-location connecting Asia and Europe, Turkey’s has always been associated with major political, religious and cultural events. Its economic capital, Istanbul, sits across two continents.
A case study trip to Turkey enables students to explore policies and milestones that have fostered cultural coexistences and economic advancement amid regional tensions.
Study Visits: Interactive sessions with local journalists, visits to diplomatic missions and think tanks, university lectures. Cultural experience at Haggia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Bosphorus bridge (A symbol of connection between Asia and Europe)