Executive Certificate

Certificate in Global Policy and Diplomacy

Global political ties form a multi-layered web which is navigated through diplomancy and global policies. In order to succeed in international relations, trades and conflict management, knowledge in the workings and rules of the international diplomatic sphere are key.

The certificate in Global Policy & Diplomacy adresses these challenges on a bilateral, European and global level. Participants can choose the fields of study most relevant to their context and learning goals. Our courses combine theoretical foundations and practical implications in today's global stage. 

This certificate includes:

Three of the following seminars*

One of the following skills trainings*

  • Monitoring & Evaluation (Fall 2019)
  • Policy-Writing for Impact (Fall 2019)
  • Political Communication (18-19 November 2019)

  • Data Skills (03-04 February 2020)
  • Negotiation & Mediation (27-28 March 2020)
  • Scenario-Building & Foresight (27-28 April 2020)

 *Participants make their choice.

Most courses take place on an annual basis.

Target group

Professionals from all sectors (public, private, and from NGOs)

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Requirements

  • Higher education degree
  • At least two years of relevant professional experience (average is ten years)
  • Good knowledge of English
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Workload

  • Three seminars and one skills training, amounting to a total of 11-12 days.
  • Additional time for the preparation of the seminars, as well as for the follow-up assignments.
  • 11 ECTS credits are acquired.
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Seminar fee

 € 6,760

 € 6,900 if certificate programme includes a Workshop

Certificate fees are exempted from tax according to Value Added Tax Act (UStG) §4 Nr. 21a. In Germany and many other countries, tuition fees for continuing education programmes are also fully tax-deductible as professional training expenses. 

Certificate fee includes (unless otherwise indicated): 

Attendance, online access to course literature before the seminars, materials during the seminars, beverages in the Hertie School of Governance cafeteria (open on weekdays), correction and rating of assignments, and a final certificate after full and successful attendance (11 ECTS credits are acquired). Participants of the certificate programme must complete the certificate within two years. Most courses take place on an annual basis. All seminars take place at the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin, workshops take place in London or Brussels.

Terms and Conditions

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Registration

Registration is possible throughout the year, on a first-come, first-serve basis via our online application module. Admission is subject to availability.

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