Doctorate / Ph.D Program In International Relations and Diplomacy

Doctorate / Ph.D. Program
IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND DIPLOMACY

  1. TRAINING AIMS
  1. TRAINING AIMS

In order to expand its activities by strengthening its programs to meet a growing demand from African decision-makers and experts, the Dakar CEDS, in conjunction with its European partners, notably French, has decided to launch the bilingual English-speaking Ph.D. French in International Relations and Diplomacy (PhD in International Relations and Diplomacy). This high-level program will allow the auditors concerned to deepen their analytical and research skills on questions of International Relations and Diplomacy.

2. PRESIDENCY OF THE SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

The Scientific Committee of the Ph.D is chaired by Professor Babacar GUEYE, Full Professor of Exceptional Class Universities, Associate of Faculties of Law and Political Science.

3. PEDAGOGICAL COORDINATION

Under the aegis of the Director General of CEDS Dakar, the educational coordination of the Program is ensured by the President of the Scientific Committee.

4. AUDITORS CONCERNED

The Ph.D in International Relations and Diplomacy is designed for diplomats, public and private sector executives, managers, senior officers who have already graduated with a master's degree or equivalent and who wish to deepen their knowledge and their analytical and research skills. in the field of diplomacy and international relations. It allows everyone, from a common course of education, to determine their subject of specialization which corresponds to their intellectual or practical objectives in matters of diplomacy, international relations and business diplomacy or business diplomacy.

5. NATURE OF THE LESSONS AND PACE OF THE PROGRAM

Taking into account the professional activities of the auditors, the first year of this program is organized at a frequency of two to three half-days per week, during the first year of face-to-face or online training which will be supplemented by research work leading to the defense of the thesis in the third year… Optional study trips are planned in Europe, America and South Africa.

6. FUNDAMENTAL LESSONS

<br>• Diplomatic Studies and International Politics

• Public international law and International criminal law

• Strategy and international relations

• International economy

• International business

7. ADDITIONAL LESSONS ON GEOPOLITICAL AREAS OR INTERNATIONAL ISSUES

• Africa, America, Asia, Europe, Russia., BRICS…

• The challenges of the UN and other international organizations

8. THE SEMINARS

• Diplomacy and negotiation

• Business Diplomacy

• Research methodology

9. SANCTION OF STUDIES

After having successfully passed the evaluation tests for the various courses, participated in group work and satisfied a presence of 75% of the program, the Ph.D. auditors will have, in order to obtain the Diploma, to write a thesis of at least 250 pages and to defend it in front of a jury of at least four professors or lecturers from universities or experts, in order to obtain the Doctorate / Ph.D in International Relations and Diplomacy

10. PARTNER UNIVERSITIES

The Dakar CEDS doctoral program benefits from the scientific support of Academics and Research Directors from several universities at national, regional and international level.

At the international level, for past doctoral sessions, doctoral seminars and thesis supervision were provided by renowned professors from European (French, English and Swiss) and American universities (Université Laval du Québec). At the African level, in addition to the Universities of Dakar - UCAD and of Saint Louis, where the professors intervene constantly, the doctoral program of the CEDS of Dakar also benefits from the scientific support of Moroccan, Nigerian, Ghanaian, Ivorian and Nigerian academics.

The Dakar CEDS has signed scientific cooperation agreements with several laboratories or research institutes including the Institute of African Studies of the Mohamed V University of Rabat, the LARTES / IFAN of the Cheikh Anta Diop University of Dakar, the Center for Socio-Economic Development of Geneva in Switzerland, the Center for Advanced Defense and Security Studies of Senegal, the Moroccan Center for Strategic Studies (CMES), the African Federation for Strategic Studies (FAES)

11.  COST OF TRAINING

The fees for the session (see application file) are payable the first year and cover all the courses described; not including periodic study abroad and reunification travel costs.

Added to this are the flat-rate re-registration fees and defense fees due when submitting the thesis at the end of the course.

 

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