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.Burundi

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