Programmes

The Diplomatic Academy of Vienna is a training insitution offering postgraduate courses for university and college graduates of all disciplines as well as Executive Programmes.
Postgraduate Courses

Master of Advanced International Studies (MAIS)


The M.A.I.S. programme is a two-year academic programme which centres on the advanced study of politics and international relations, international economics, history, and international and European law. Students have to complete an interdisciplinary thesis in this research-based programme. Equipped with extensive knowledge, strong analytical skills, some language competency, and the experience of an international community, graduates proceed to positions in international organisations, business, and government or to further research and academic careers. The M.A.I.S. is a joint Master's degree of the Diplomatic Academy and the University of Vienna.

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Postgraduate Courses

Master of Science in Environmental Technology & International Affairs (ETIA)


The ETIA Master course offers the opportunity of studying environmental issues both from the technical and the international relations points of view. This multidisciplinary approach prepares graduates for high-flying careers as managers and engineers, as well as for political and diplomatic tasks in the fields of environment and sustainable development, where they can rationally assess environmental requirements and actively take part in the shaping of new norms.

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Postgraduate Courses

Diploma Programme


The Diploma Programme is a one-year postgraduate training course in the theory and practice of international relations. Emphasis is placed, above all, on interdisciplinarity, the implementation of theoretical knowledge in practice and multilingualism. Diploma Programme students acquire the academic, practical and language skills necessary for a successful career in the international arena.

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Summer Course: German Language and Austrian Studies
The Summer Course of the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna offers German language training for students of all levels. Additionally, students acquire valuable knowledge about politics, history, society and the Austrian culture.

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