The Diplomatic Academy of Republic of Kosovo was established on 8 March 2012 with the Government Decision no. 03/65, as a public institution that is aimed at preparing and training members of diplomatic staff and other officials serving in the Republic of Kosovo missions abroad. In the field of foreign policy, the Academy shall undertake tasks that have education, training, and counselling as well as research character.
The Diplomatic Academy is an independent institution that in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kosovo aims to develop professional (diplomatic) skills of diplomats and other civil servants who deal with international matters or work in an international environment.
Diplomatic Academy aims to achieve this by:
The Diplomatic Academy aims to bring together the local and international experience and expertise as stipulated in Regulation no. 01/2012 on the Functioning of the Diplomatic Academy of the Republic of Kosovo thus becoming a leading institution for diplomacy and international relations in Kosovo. Until the end of 2017, the Diplomatic Academy will have trained a new generation of successful diplomats and other civil servants, who work in international matters or in an international environment, as well as will have developed its teaching and organisation capacities to create its curricula, that will effectively meet the training needs for the MFA and other Ministries. Through these activities, the Diplomatic Academy will strengthen the capacity of Kosovo to promote its interests and to participate effectively in the international environment.
The Diplomatic Academy of the Republic of Kosovo is composed of 4 staff members: director, senior official of the DA, senior official for training and development and an administrative assistant, while its headquarters is located in Prizren.