Why join EDA?

The Emirates Diplomatic Academy (EDA) equips the UAE’s current and future diplomats with the knowledge, multi-disciplinary skills and network required for a rewarding career in the Foreign Service.

The Academy provides an unparalleled learning community platform combining academic programmes, practical thought leadership, and access to the world’s finest diplomatic minds to ensure that students graduate with diplomatic skills and valuable knowledge that will have a positive impact on UAE diplomacy.

To apply for EDA’s Post-Graduate Diploma programme and begin a career in diplomacy, candidates must:

  • Be UAE nationals.
  • Hold a bachelor’s degree or above, or be in their final year of study.
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above on a 4.0-point scale.
  • Hold a score of 6.0 or above on the IELTS Academic test or a 70 or above score on the TOEFL iBT test.

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Registration Deadline: 23 March 2020

Other Considerations:

  • Passion for serving the UAE and representing the country abroad
  • Keen interest in foreign policy and international affairs
  • Team spirit with the ability to encourage and support others
  • Desire to travel the world and willingness to adapt to different cultures
  • Impeccable conduct and the highest ethical standards
  • Analytical and creative thinking
  • Diverse cross-cultural skills and experience
  • Well-developed leadership and management capabilities
  • Ability to work under pressure
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