Welcome to Training for International Diplomats!

Since 1992 the Federal Foreign Office has been offering young diplomats from all over the world the chance to improve their professional skills under the motto "Diplomacy by Networking". While initially providing support for the rebuilding of young democracies in Central and Eastern Europe, the international programmes of the Federal Foreign Office have since then continued to expand with growing success. By now, the Federal Foreign Office's Foreign Service Academy brings together young diplomats from around the world in Berlin. The aim of this training initiative is to perceive foreign policy as an opportunity for cooperation and as a basis upon which to build the foundation for a working partnership on global matters. This investment not only helps secure future dialogue, peace and human rights, but also lays the foundation for a worldwide network.


Our publications

Yearbook 2019

Yearbook 2019

Brand-new! Have a look at our Yearbook 2019 with all 0f last year's programmes & events - available for download here. >>

10 Years INTERNATIONAL FUTURES

10 Years INTERNATIONAL FUTURES

INTERNATIONAL FUTURES celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2017! Time for nostalgic memories. Available for download here >>


Alumni portraits

To date, more than 3800 diplomats and leaders from over 180 countries have participated in our programmes. Approximately 300 of them are currently assigned to their respective diplomatic missions in Germany, some of them as Ambassadors.

Get to know some alumni in our alumni interviews.


Global Diplomacy Lab

What should diplomacy look like in the future?
The nature of diplomacy is evolving. It is no longer the strict purview of national governments and international organisations. The Global Diplomacy Lab is a platform for exploring a new and more inclusive diplomacy which goes beyond traditional politics. Therefore, creative professionals from various fields are needed to explore new tools of communication on the basis of mutual trust and to re-formulate an agenda for collective action.


Our events

Yearview  2019


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November

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