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Academic Board

Duties and responsibilities of the Academic Board of the Diplomatic Academy are defined under Article 10 of Regulation no. 01/2012 on the Functioning of the Diplomatic Academy of the Republic of Kosovo.


"1. The Board shall be an advisory body of the Diplomatic Academy, which shall provide advice on composition of training, study and research policies.


2.  The Board shall perform the following duties and responsibilities:

2.1. Approve training program of the Diplomatic Academy;

2.2.  Appoint Honorary Members in cooperation with the Director of the Academy;

2.3.  Shall serve as a platform for discussions within the Academy and, upon request, assist in conceptualization of specific documents of MFA. 


3. The Board Members shall be appointed by the Minister for a four (4) year term:

3.1. The Board shall comprise of 7-9 members of high national and international academic level, civil society and local and/or international diplomats;

3.2. The Board Members shall be external associates of Academy, excluding the Director of Academy, who at the same time shall be the head of this advisory body."

On 27 August 2018, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Behgjet Pacolli, took the decision no. 748/18 on Establishment of the Academic Board of the Diplomatic Academy, with the following composition:


  1. Prof.Dr.Blerim Reka
  2. Prof.Nabil Ayad       
  3. Prof.Dr.Gjylieta Mushkolaj
  4. Prof.Dr.Iliriana Islami
  5. Z. Shaban Murati 
  6. Prof.Dr.Mirlinda Batalli
  7. Prof.Dr.Arben Cici
  8. Prof.Sali Kelmendi
  9. Z.Mentor Tahiri