The Center for Cultural Diplomacy Studies

MA & PhD Programs



All CCDS degrees (BA, MBA, MA & PhD programs) are offered by leading accredited universities in partnership with the Center for Cultural Diplomacy Studies. The diplomas for each program are awarded directly by the relevant university upon completion of the studies.
All university partners of the Center for Cultural Diplomacy Studies are fully accredited universities according to the Bologna Process » set in place by the European Commission, and use the European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System (ECTS) to award degrees.

In addition, the universities are accredited through the relevant Ministry of Education in the relevant country, which is the governmental ministry responsible for determining the policies and direction of the educational system in the respected country.

Credits obtained through our BA, MBA, MA & PhD programs are equivalent to those of courses at universities in all other 30+ signatory countries.

The amount of Credits needed in order to obtain a Bachelor’s degree ranges from 180- 240 ECTS.

The amount of credits needed in order to obtain a Master’s Degree ranges from 60 ECTS, for a first level of Master/an Executive Master/Professional Master to 90-120 ECTS for a Master of Arts degree.