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 85 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. India
  31. Iran
  32. Iraq
  33. Israel
  34. Jordan
  35. Kenya
  36. Korea
  37. Kosovo
  38. Kuwait
  39. Kyrgyzstan
  40. Laos
  41. Liberia
  42. Libya
  43. Macedonia
  44. Madagascar
  45. Mali
  46. Malta
  47. Marshall Islands
  48. Mexico
  49. Moldova
  50. Mongolia
  51. Montenegro
  52. Morocco
  53. Namibya
  54. Niger
  55. Pakistan
  56. Panama
  57. People’s Republic of China
  58. Peru
  59. Philippines
  60. Portugal
  61. Qatar
  62. Republic of Congo
  63. Romania
  64. Russian Federation
  65. Sao Tome and Principe
  66. Senegal
  67. Serbia
  68. Singapore
  69. Solomon Islands
  70. South Africa
  71. South Sudan
  72. Spain
  73. Sri Lanka
  74. Sudan
  75. Syria
  76. Tajikistan
  77. Tanzania
  78. Thailand
  79. Tunisia
  80. Turkmenistan
  81. Vanuatu
  82. Venezuela
  83. Vietnam
  84. Yemen
  85. Zambia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Brazil
  • Congo
  • England
  • Ethiopia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Hungary
  • Kazakhstan
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Turkmenistan
  • Republic of Macedonia