Diplomatic Academy of Vienna /
Vienna School of International Studies

The Diplomatic Academy of Vienna is a postgraduate professional school, dedicated to preparing talented university and college graduates for international careers and positions of leadership in international organizations, the EU, in public service and in international business. The main training areas encompass international relations, political science, international and EU law, economics, history and languages.

Upcoming Events

Starting with this year, the newspaper „Die Presse“ awards two scholarships in the amount of EUR 12,200 each.


The directors of SAIS Europe, Michael Plummer and the DA, Hans Winkler, have signed a prolongation for an indefinite period of time of the Cooperative Agreement between the two institutions.

Summer Course

German Language and Austrian Studies

The Summer Course offers intensive German classes for learners of all levels – from beginners to advanced, everybody can find a course suitable to the individual requirements.

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More information
The DA Brochure 2016/17

DA Brochure

In addition to the information on this website, you may also browse the information brochure of the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna online.

Brochure in PDF format
Brief DA portrait in PDF format


Alumni Services

Since 1964, more than 1,900 students from 116 different countries have graduated from the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna. To maintain a link between the DA and its graduates, DA's Alumni Office and its alumni association ClubDA offer numerous services for alumni and students alike.

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International Campus

The Diplomatic Academy of Vienna is located in a former Imperial Palace in the centre of Vienna. Students of the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna come from all over the world and many of them live on campus.

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