Alfonso X University and the Berg Institute offer a postgraduate program, as either a Master or a diploma, for people in the international diplomatic community residing in Spain. The program, conducted in English, has been developed to be both flexible and practical, conducted within a framework that offers participants the chance to balance their work commitments with the opportunity to further their education and understanding of international affairs. The faculty members of the Program will be a combination of experienced diplomats, professors, professionals, civil servants, military personnel, and politicians. Thanks to an academic agreement signed between the Berg Institute, Alfonso X University and the United Nations University for Peace- Human Rights Centre, professors from the University for Peace will also form part of the Masters degree. Participants in both Master and post-graduate diploma programs will also have the option to complement their studies with one of three summer programs in Europe or the United States. "Otzenhausen 2012- Human Rights in Context" is a study tour of 6 European countries and is currently in its 6th year. The tour includes visits to institutional and historical sites of relevance to European and International Relations. More information about this year’s program can be found at
The central objective of the Program is to provide participants with a theoretical and practical approach to international issues relevant to professionals working within the international arena and diplomacy. The subject material will be taught by academics, professionals and diplomats from various countries, enabling them to share their expertise and practical approach to international issues in English, French, Arabic and Spanish.
This program is addressed to the Diplomatic Community and professionals in International cooperation living in Spain as well as to students and professionals interested in this field of study.