In July 2015, the Kosovo Center of Diplomacy, in cooperation with University College “Victory”, will organize the third edition of its international summer program, the Kosovo International Summer Academy” in Prishtina, Kosovo, with a special focus in “Peace building in post-conflict areas – Diplomacy, Leadership and Negotiations”. The uniqueness of Kosovo International Summer Academy is the association with the professors and guest lecturers from the world’s top universities, government officials and ambassadors. KSA will be welcoming experts from different levels that will be teaching and sharing their academic and professional experiences with our participants, as well as will give the chance to our participants to take the information from the first hand. Kosovo International Summer Academy elaborate different topics on economics, politics, diplomacy, professional etiquette and protocol, leadership, peaceful conflict resolution, EU Integration process, international law, human rights, international Justice, international security and the role of civil society in building peace in interactive lectures with diplomats, high level officials, representatives of civic society and prestigious local and international organizations.
Our Staff is working intensively to make sure that high-ranking officials of Kosovo, including President of Kosovo, Government and Parliament officials, and representatives of diplomatic missions in Kosovo will address the participants.
After the completion of the program, participants are requested to write an essay about their experience in this program, or an article related to Kosovo. The best essay/article will be translated and published in a Kosovo daily newspaper, and two others will be posted in web-page of Kosovo Center of Diplomacy(Opinions section)
Awarded Certificates and ECTS
All participants and attendees who fulfill the requirements during the program will be awarded with certificates by the Kosovo Center of Diplomacy and University College “Victory”.
Successful students will receive 4 ECTS credits of the course of ‘’Negotiation and Conflict Resolution’’, issued by the University College ‘’Victory’’.
Payment and Refund Policy
All accepted students will be required to pay a deposit of 250 EUR within one month from the date of their acceptance.
After the selection process, accepted students will receive further information regarding payment (bank account number etc.) via email.
Please note that the Kosovo International Summer Academy cannot be responsible for any bank charges incurred in the transfer of fees. All bank charges, including those incurred overseas and in Kosovo, are the responsibility of the person making the payment.
The deposit will be refunded 100% (excluding the bank transfer fee) if cancellation notice is given more than 30 days before the program start.
Cancellations received less than 30 days prior to the start of the program/non arrivals are not eligible for a refund of deposit.
- Priority deadline: May 1st, 2015. Scholarships will be given priority to applications received before this deadline. Scholarships are awarded on a rolling basis and earlier applications are given priority.
- Visa Deadline: May 5th, 2015 (This Deadline applies if you need a visa to enter Kosovo)
- Final Deadline: June 5th, 2015
Early application is recommended as the number of participants is limited.
*Our staff will inform you of your status, generally within a few days after you submit the application.
If you have further concerns, do not hesitate to contact us.