Bandaranaike International Diplomatic Training Institute - BIDTI
The Bandaranaike International Diplomatic Training Institute (BIDTI) was established in September 1995 under the guidance of Prime Minister Sirimavo Bandaranaike for the purpose of offering advanced training courses in diplomacy and international relations. It is the Training Institute of the Foreign Ministry as well as the premier institute in Sri Lanka which offers advanced training courses in Diplomacy & World Affairs.
Today, training courses conducted at the BIDTI have been sought after by people from all walks of life. Those who have successfully followed the one-year Diploma in Diplomacy & World Affairs could join the Post Graduate Diploma course conducted with the collaboration of the Department of International Relations of the University of Colombo provided that they possess a degree recognized by the University Grants Commission. The Post Graduate Diploma enables students to submit a comprehensive research project on a selected topic that is consistent with the themes of International Relations and Diplomacy.
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No. 24 , Horton Place , Colombo 07
Courses @ Bandaranaike International Diplomatic Training Institute - BIDTI
This course is offered to the public on the basis that diplomatic skills, knowledge of global issues and conduct of international relations are today required for all those interacting with the international community.
14 months long
The Postgraduate Diploma in Diplomacy & World Affairs course is the research component of our academic programme. The course is conducted in collaboration with the University of Colombo.
6 to 8 months long
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