Azerbaijan, Baku / Trend corr. К.Ramazanova / The Azerbaijani Diplomatic Academy (ADA) has worked towards its bigger goal of setting up Graduate School of International Affairs, aimed to be a world-class, fully integrated and globally competitive school with two year long Masters Degree in International Affairs. It is expected that the degree program will start in 2009.
The year of 2007 was the beginning of the Azerbaijan Diplomatic Academy's practical activity. Although a number of events were held in 2006, the first systematic training courses within the Academy took place starting from the early 2007.
Within a year ADA has established close relations with different Universities, diplomatic academies and signed cooperation agreements were signed with Croatian Diplomatic Academy, MGIMO, diplomatic academies of the countries- members of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organization (BSEC) and Norwegian Diplomatic Institute.