Diplomacy Academy has been in cooperation with the Diplomatic Academies of numerous countries at bilateral level by signing framework agreements in the form of “Memorandum of Understanding for Cooperation.” These bilateral agreements facilitate and promote the cooperation between the training institutions of the signatories. They stipulate the exchange of experience, academics, publications and curriculum of training programs.

National Cooperation Agreements

The Academy has been in cooperation with various universities both to invite guest speakers and instructors for the training programs and to enroll the officers of the Ministry at master degree programs offered by these Universities in Turkey.

Diplomacy Academy has signed “Cooperation Protocols” with TOBB ETU University and Istanbul Sehir University in 2012. In total, 16 diplomats from the Ministry have enrolled in the master programs in “the Middle East Studies” at Istanbul Sehir University and in “the Balkan Studies” at TOBB ETU University. For the 2013-2014 Academic year, the Academy signed Cooperation Protocols with Sabancı University and Istanbul Şehir University for master degree programs in the Eurasian Studies and the Middle East Studies respectively.

International Cooperation Agreements

Diplomacy Academy has signed “Memorandum of Understanding for Cooperation between Diplomatic Academies”  and “Protocol on Exchange of Diplomats” with 84 and 16 countries respectiveley.

Thanks to the active foreign policy of Turkey, the interest displayed by foreign countries in the “Exchange of Diplomats” program has increased significantly in recent years. Diplomacy Academy has undertaken the coordination of exchange of foreign diplomats for 3 months to 1 year periods.

“Memorandum of Understanding for Cooperation between Diplomatic Academies” constitutes the legal basis for the cooperation between the Diplomatic Academies stipulating exchange of experience, lecturers, instructors and publications, as well as organization of joint conferences, seminars and training programs.

Countries having signed Memorandum of Understanding for Cooperation with Diplomacy Academy

Countries having signed Protocol for Exchange of Diplomats

  1. Afghanistan
  2. Albania
  3. Argentina
  4. Azerbaijan
  5. Benin
  6. Bosnia and Herzegovina
  7. Brazil
  8. Bulgaria
  9. Burkina Faso
  10. Cameroon
  11. Chad
  12. Chile
  13. Colombia
  14. Côte d'Ivoire
  15. Costa Rika
  16. Croatia
  17. Czech Republic
  18. Djibouti
  19. Dominican Republic
  20. Egypt
  21. Equatorial Guinea
  22. Ethiopia
  23. Gabon
  24. Gambia
  25. Georgia
  26. Ghana
  27. Greece
  28. Guatemala
  29. Guinea
  30. Iran
  31. Iraq
  32. Israel
  33. Jordan
  34. Kenya
  35. Korea
  36. Kosovo
  37. Kuwait
  38. Kyrgyzstan
  39. Laos
  40. Liberia
  41. Libya
  42. Macedonia
  43. Madagascar
  44. Mali
  45. Malta
  46. Marshall Islands
  47. Mexico
  48. Moldova
  49. Mongolia
  50. Montenegro
  51. Morocco
  52. Namibya
  53. Niger
  54. Pakistan
  55. Panama
  56. People’s Republic of China
  57. Peru
  58. Philippines
  59. Portugal
  60. Qatar
  61. Republic of Congo
  62. Romania
  63. Russian Federation
  64. Sao Tome and Principe
  65. Senegal
  66. Serbia
  67. Singapore
  68. Solomon Islands
  69. South Africa
  70. South Sudan
  71. Spain
  72. Sri Lanka
  73. Sudan
  74. Syria
  75. Tajikistan
  76. Tanzania
  77. Thailand
  78. Tunisia
  79. Turkmenistan
  80. Vanuatu
  81. Venezuela
  82. Vietnam
  83. Yemen
  84. Zambia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Brazil
  • Congo
  • England
  • Ethiopia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Hungary
  • Kazakhstan
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Turkmenistan
  • Republic of Macedonia