Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation

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Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation
Дипломатическая академия Министерства иностранных дел Российской Федерации
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The Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation at 53/2 Ostozhenka Street in Moscow.
Established 1934
Rector Evgeny P. Bazhanov
Location Moscow, Russia
Former names Institute for Diplomatic and Consular Personnel (1934-1939)
Higher Diplomatic School of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Soviet Union (1939-1974)
Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Soviet Union (1974-1991)
Website http://www.dipacademy.ru
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Diploma of the diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Soviet Union.

The Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation (Russian: Дипломатическая академия Министерства иностранных дел Российской Федерации) also known as State Educational Institution Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, is a diplomatic institution established in 1934 to teach and train the diplomatic and consular staff of Soviet foreign service and initially set up at the People's Commissariat for Foreign Affairs of the USSR. In 1939, the institution was regrouped into a Higher Diplomatic School and in 1974 transformed into the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the USSR and after 1991 was renamed to Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.

Faculty and alumni[edit]

At the present, the Diplomatic Academy is one of the most prestigious educational institutions in Russia. Individuals assigned to high ranking positions in foreign service such as ambassadors, counselors, envoys, consuls general, and representatives at international organizations are trained at the academy. Well known diplomats and political office holders such as Anatoly Aksakov, Yashar Aliyev, Elmar Mammadyarov, Yuri Baturin, Vitaly Churkin, Anatoly Dobrynin, Vladimir Grinin, Zamir Kabulov, Konstantin Kharchev, Igor Korchilov, Sergei Lebedev, Valentina Matviyenko, Yuri Merzlyakov, Shalva Natelashvili, Ilhom Nematov, Nikolai Kuryanovich, Sergei Ordzhonikidze, Grigol Vashadze, Alexander Veshnyakov, Leonid Zamyatin, Tahira Tahirova, and Yuri Brezhnev are among the academy alumni.

The faculty of the academy is home to 170 highly qualified professors, 39 of whom are doctors of sciences, 55 - associate professors and candidates of sciences (PhD), and 48 - researchers. 46 employees of the institute have diplomatic ranks: among them 11 Ambassadors Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, and 11 Honored Scientists. Guest-lecturers of the academy include senior officers of the Russian Ministry for Foreign Affairs, well-known politicians, and high-ranking foreign officials (presidents, prime-ministers, foreign ministers, ambassadors).

Partnership agreements[edit]

Long-standing cooperations exist with other comparable institutions such as the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna and MGIMO.[1]

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