Application calls for Kosovo International Summer Academy 2023 ARE CLOSED!


This July (17 – 27) and August (9 – 19), Kosovo International Summer Academy (KSA) will organize will organize Part I and Part II of its 10th edition in Prishtina, Kosovo, with a special focus on “Peace building in post-conflict areas – Diplomacy, Leadership and Negotiations”, that will be realized by Kosovo Center for Diplomacy. 
The uniqueness of Kosovo International Summer Academy is the association with the professors and guest lecturers from the world’s top universities, government officials and ambassadors. KSA will be welcoming experts from different levels that will be teaching and sharing their academic and professional experiences with our participants, as well as will give the chance to our participants to take the information from the first hand.  Kosovo International Summer Academy elaborates different topics on economics, politics, diplomacy, professional etiquette and protocol, leadership, peaceful conflict resolution, EU Integration process, international law, human rights, international justice, international security and the role of civil society in building peace, in interactive lectures with diplomats, high ranking officials, representatives of civic society and prestigious local and international organizations.

Kosovo International Summer Academy 2023
*Applicants can apply and attend only one of the sessions (either Part I or PART II)
17 – 27 July 2023 (Program Agenda)
9 – 19 August 2023
                                                                                        Location: Prishtina, Kosovo                                                                                     

The Kosovo International Summer Academy aims to develop a cadre of future global leaders with the ability to make significant changes in their community and the world, in the areas of economic, political and social development.
KSA emphasizes rigorous academic preparation and interactive learning. This experience helps participants to stimulate intellectual curiosity and build self-confidence and critical thinking, while at the same time developing analytical, practical leadership and decision-making skills. Participants learn through intensive engagement in classes, debates, and simulations – involving future international leaders from different countries, cultures, ethnicities and religions.
Our program is comprehensive and educational, but also encourages group interaction and discussion, along with social events. Our structure is organized to provide education, but also to foster relationships and unique experiences.

*Please note: Considering the global situation with Covid-19 and unexpected changes that have taken place since the first appearance of Covid-19, If we will be forced to cancel KSA2023, we will inform all KSA applicants/enrolled participants about all the changes/alternatives about the mode of implementation of KSA2023.  Please visit the KSA Terms and Conditions for information on programme changes, cancellation, and refund policy.

Kosovo International Summer Academy courses and topics:
  • Politics
  • Economics
  • Diplomacy
  • Professional Etiquette and Protocol
  • Leadership and Negotations
  • Peaceful Conflict Resolution
  • EU Integration Process
  • International Law
  • Human Rights
  • Women’s Rights in the Western Balkans
  • International Justice
  • Transitional Justice
  • International Security and
  • The Role of Civic Society in Peacebuilding.

*Considering the latest developments in the world, particularly the Russian invasion in Ukraine, during the KSA2023 we will also focus on Russian influence in the Western Balkans.

**The Kosovo International Summer Academy reserves the right to alter the details of any lecturer and course due to unforeseen circumstances; in case of changes we will try to provide a substantially equivalent substitute.

Vocational trips and Cultural Activities

Throughout your study-abroad experience in Kosovo you will have the opportunity to participate in a variety of excursions and cultural activities, visiting historical and religious monuments in Kosovo.

  • Visit of the Assembly of Kosovo
  • City tour
  • Field trip to Prizren
  • Field trip to Mitrovica
  • Field trip to Mirusha Waterfalls
  • Field trip to Gadime Cave
  • Tour of museums and memorials
  • Meetings with high ranking officials


A number of scholarships are available for most qualified applicants!


We inspire our students to be innovative, agile thinkers and to live their ideas.

Global Workplace

With us, you will broaden your knowledge and gain the confidence to reach your goals in the global workplace.

Brighter Future

You will be able to find new motivation to improve your present and to build a brighter future.

Academic Challenge

Engage your intellectual curiosity with our faculty and guest speakers,and study in a range of fields through Kosovo Summer Academy.

Organisers and Partners

Those who make it happen!