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Certificate of Achievement

Tatjana Christelbauer

has completed the following course:

Cultural Diplomacy

European University Institute (EUI)

This course offered an introduction to the idea and practice of cultural diplomacy. It introduced different concepts and visions of cultural diplomacy and explored the role of different actors in international cultural relations, including states and non-state actors.

3 weeks, 3 hours per week

Anna Triandafyllidou


European University Institute (EUI)

Jeremie Molho

Research Associate

European University Institute (EUI)


Learning outcomes

  • Explain relevant terms and notions such as those of soft power, cultural cooperation and public diplomacy
  • Discuss current geopolitical and economic contexts, and the role that cultural diplomacy plays in the G8 and in the G20 world
  • Identify the main actors involved in cultural diplomacy today
  • Explore the nascent EU strategy of cultural diplomacy
  • Assess specific examples where cultural diplomacy has worked and examples where it has not


Week 1 – Concepts of cultural diplomacy

  • Cultural cooperation
  • Public diplomacy
  • Soft power
  • Transnational cultural relations

Week 2 – Governance of cultural diplomacy

  • International organisations
  • Cities and regions in cultural diplomacy
  • Private actors in cultural diplomacy
  • Grassroots international cultural relations

Week 3 – European cultural diplomacy

  • Europeanising cultural cooperation
  • The European soft power
  • The future of cultural diplomacy in Europe

Issued on 20th December 2019

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Cultural Diplomacy

European University Institute (EUI)