The Business & Diplomacy program is designed for university students, young professionals and academia representatives who wish to advance their internationally-minded careers. It aims to refine the skill-set, specific knowledge, and genuine experience in the growing field of lobbying and economic diplomacy. By combining intensive lectures and interactive training modules with detailed analysis of current trade issues, the course offers a platform to engage with economic, political, legal, and cultural lenses. The hands-on exercises and simulations shall allow the participants to apply the theoretical concepts in practice, as well as question them in light of the difficulties related to multilateral negotiations in trade and commerce.
The Business & Diplomacy program features
- EU Lobbying
EU Institutions and decision making process
EU scene: stakeholders and decision makers
Lobbying tools and strategies
Communication in lobbying
- Business Negotiations
Full day of case study based simulations
- Economic Diplomacy
Introduction to economic diplomacy
Domestic and external decision making
Main trade blocks and organizations
Recruitment is now open!
To apply, please fill in the online form available in the box below (See in the "Further official information" link below this article).
- 390 € without accommodation
- 610 € with accommodation
The registration fee includes 5 days of the courses, materials, coffee breaks, lunches, social events and diploma. All participants are expected to arrange their own travel and visas if necessary.
The seminar documentation or parts thereof may not be copied, reprinted, translated, electronically processed, or passed on to third parties without written authorization from
European Academy of Diplomacy. Participants are obligated to observe the copyright protection of the software used during the seminar and not to make copies.
Unless specifically stated the course fee covers the workshop, materials, course documentation and the use of the necessary hardware and software products for the duration of the course, lunches, coffee breaks and accommodation (if the accommodation option was chosen by the participant). Travel and visa costs are not included in the price.
European Academy of Diplomacy offers a discount of ten (10) percent to alumni of other programs organized by the EAD. These discounts apply unless explicitly excluded in the course description. Discounts are taken into account by European Academy of Diplomacy when the invoice is issued.
Terms of Payment
- Seminar fees are due no later than 3 weeks before the start of the course. The participants are required to make a transfer to the European Academy of Diplomacy bank account. Account details will be provided to participants no later than 5 weeks before the start of the course. In exceptional cases the European Academy of Diplomacy will accept payments in cash.
- Place is guaranteed once payment has been received/proof of payment has been emailed to the course coordinator.
Participants are obliged to observe the safety regulations that are valid for the event location.
Participants, who register online by filling in the appropriate forms, agree to processing of their personal data for the purpose of recruitment or program organization.
Additional agreements must be in written form.
For more information click "Further official information" below.