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Economic Diplomacy and International Business

Do you wish to become a true specialist in economic diplomacy by mastering each and every aspect of this noble discipline? Are you ambitious of taking up policy assignments and do you want to secure your professional chances by establishing the link with international business? Then the Postgraduate Flagship Programme in Economic Diplomacy and International Business should be your first and only choice. This academic postgraduate certificate offers you a highly specialized, comprehensive and practically oriented programme that is unique in the world and designed to maximize your professional success.

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international opportunities

The Postgraduate Flagship Programme in Economic Diplomacy and International Business is the first and only transcontinental programme in this domain.

In the second semester, students have the following possibilities:

  • Following 12 ECTS in Washington D.C.
  • Following 12 ECTS in Shanghai
  • Following 6 ECTS in Washington D.C. and 6 ECTS in Shanghai

First step in the market

Job prospects are plentiful. The postgraduate aims at delivering graduates who are ready for professional life. The unique combination of an all-around training, in-depth courses, a high academic level, input from practitioners and professional experience, maximizes the chance to find a job and professionally excel.

Graduates will be well placed to take part in the diplomatic exams, especially the exams aimed at a career within economic diplomacy.

Realistic job opportunities are also within governmental departments and international organisations.

In the private sector, our graduates are well placed to apply for a job as export manager, purchasing or sourcing manager, investment manager, account manager or business development manager.

Furthermore, there are realistic job prospects in banks, for example in the international trade finance department, in the international investment finance department, and in corporate relations.

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