Washington International Diplomatic Academy


Our Mission

The Washington International Diplomatic Academy (WIDA) is an independent organization dedicated to strengthening global diplomacy by preparing the next generation of diplomats from around the world for increasingly complex and challenging jobs. The Academy’s programs provide practical professional training in diplomacy and international affairs to students, recent graduates and mid-career professionals in government, NGOs and the private sector.

Featured Programs

  • Executive Training: Introduction to International Diplomacy
  • Summer Diplomatic Academy
  • One-Year Certificate Program in International Diplomacy

Trainee Testimonials

Brianne Yoo, United States

“The instructors are truly role-models — not only professionally, but how they managed their lives throughout their careers is very admirable. Having access to them, listening to them and being able to follow up with any questions was really great.”

Dorin Suhan, Moldova

“For me, this program was a great experience, because I want to work in diplomacy. In Eastern Europe, we don’t have such programs and opportunities to study deeply this sector of foreign policy.”

Nueva Viola Gacutan, Philippines

“I loved the program. It gave me a full picture of what diplomacy work is like. I learned a lot. The exercises were great because they were very practical. My brother works at our Department of Foreign Affairs, and I’ll highly recommend the training to him.”



Washington International Diplomatic Academy
1015 15th Street NW, Suite 600

20005 Washington, District of Columbia, USA


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