What is a PhD in International Politics and Diplomacy?
A PhD in International Politics and Diplomacy is a directed teaching and research program, at the baccalaureate level, to deepen a theme related to diplomatic relations, international political balances and foreign policies.
The program is designed for senior government officials, political leaders, and private business executives who wish to update their understanding of key global policy challenges. The program offers them the opportunity to engage in in-depth research on issues related to diplomatic practices, foreign policy, and the balance of international political power.
This program is taught in English.
What are the reasons to do a PhD in International Politics and Diplomacy?
To conduct innovative research on one of the current issues related to new forms of diplomacy and influence policy, new theories of the world system and relations between states, regional integration dynamics, and more generally to all forms of multilateral diplomacy.
The advantages and objectives of the PhD in International Politics and Diplomacy
Benefits of the PhD in International Politics and Diplomacy
Conferences on international organizations, multilateral organizations, soft power, public diplomacy and decision making
A teaching combining a theoretical approach of international politics with concrete cases in various fields
A multidisciplinary approach allowing to acquire an in-depth knowledge of international issues
Renowned experts from different backgrounds involved in international organizations
Objectives of the PhD International Politics and Diplomacy
To enable students to develop their knowledge of diplomatic relations
Facilitate understanding of the balance between international and foreign policies
Provide auditors with access to an extensive network of recognized experts
Courses of the PhD in International Politics and Diplomacy
This program is taught in English and includes core courses, lectures and workshops.
- Research in international public and humanitarian law
- Research in Economics and International Finance
International Policy and Strategy Course
- International politics and diplomacy
- Diplomacy and power
- Fields of geopolitics and geoeconomics
- Diplomacy Workshop
- Research methodology workshop
The course of the PhD in International Politics and Diplomacy
Planning, evaluations and grades
Participants are evaluated in each course. In addition, they are evaluated by a final oral exam. Those who pass the first year exams have two years to work on a doctoral thesis under the supervision of a professor appointed by the CEDS.
They submit and defend it before an academic jury. They then obtained a PhD in International Relations and Diplomacy, specializing in “International Politics and Diplomacy”.
Prerequisites for the PhD in International Politics and Diplomacy
The candidate must hold a Master 2 or equivalent degree and have at least 4 years of professional experience in the sector.
Access requirements for the PhD in International Politics and Diplomacy
To enter the PhD program, the auditor must put together an application file.
Career opportunities for the PhD in International Politics and Diplomacy
Become an expert advisor to government ministries and international organizations as well as multinational companies, helping to develop their strategy for accessing national and global policy makers.
Tuition fees for the PhD in International Politics and Diplomacy
|By Year||School Fees|
|Year 1||9 500€|
|Year 2||1 400€|
|Year 3||1 400€|
Practical information about the PhD in International Politics and Diplomacy
The success rate of the PhD in International Politics and Diplomacy is 90%.
All our speakers are lecturers or experts in their field.
Classes are held at :
10 Sextius Michel
The premises are accessible to people with reduced mobility.
Our programs can be followed in person or by videoconference, at the choice of the listener.