Politics Degree Program in China - Diplomacy

1. Introduction

Diplomacy usually refers to the activities of a country in international relations, such as participating in international organizations and conferences, exchanging envoys, negotiations, the signing of the treaties and agreements etc.

Diplomacy refers to the activities of the state to exercise sovereignty over foreign countries by peaceful means. Usually refers to the foreign exchange activities carried out by the heads of state, heads of government, foreign ministers and diplomatic agencies on behalf of the state.

Diplomacy program trains senior specialized talents who have a comprehensive understanding of the system of military and foreign affairs, have the ability of communication and negotiation, with high comprehensive quality in the aspects of political, business, style, discipline and language, engaged in practical work in foreign affairs and other departments of foreign affairs and international studies and teaching.

2. Purpose

Achieve the goal of foreign policy through peaceful means, to safeguard the interests of the state, to expand the international influence and the development of relations with other countries. The various forms of diplomatic activities include visits, negotiations, negotiations, concluding treaties, sending diplomatic documents, attending international conferences and international organizations.

Diplomacy of all the countries is subject to the political and economic system of the country, as well as the constraints of the domestic policy and the needs of the country. Comprehensive national strength is the foundation and backing of a country's diplomacy. Diplomacy also requires a close combination of principle and flexibility. Economy, culture, science and technology, sports and other fields of the official contact and all kinds of non-governmental foreign exchanges, is an important and indispensable to the foreign exchange.

3. Organization

A diplomat is full-time personnel engaged in diplomatic affairs; a group of diplomats of one country in another country is called a diplomatic representative office. The ambassador is the highest official of a foreign representative office, and the diplomatic representative, led by an ambassador, is called the embassy. The general term of all the diplomats of a country in another country is called diplomatic body.

4. Main Body

The subject of diplomacy is a sovereign state. In today's international community, a number of international organizations composed of sovereign states increasingly active, but also become an important participant in diplomacy. The activities of the United Nations are closely related to the diplomacy of all countries, and influence and coordinate the foreign affairs of the countries.

5. Nature

According to the diplomatic and foreign policy objectives, the foreign policy has many characteristics, such as the independent peaceful diplomacy, the diplomacy of the hegemony, the non-aligned diplomacy and so on. In terms of diplomatic relations, there is economic diplomacy, diplomatic, cultural diplomacy, sports diplomacy and so on. As far as foreign objects are concerned, bilateral diplomacy and multilateral diplomacy.

6. Forms

Various forms of diplomatic activities, mainly including visit, negotiate, negotiate, conclude treaties, issue diplomatic documents, participate in international conferences and international organizations, etc.

7. Characteristics

1) The independent diplomatic right is one of the symbols of the sovereign state, and the dominant principle of diplomacy is the equality of sovereignty;

2) "Foreign affairs limited authority", diplomacy is concerned with the best interests of the country, in foreign policy decision making on the nation's highest decision-making body, diplomatic institutions just execute policy-making body to make the decision, only in a certain extent can flexibly, in case of major issues shall consult the decision-making organ;

3) Heads of state, heads of government and other state leaders in a variety of ways to participate directly, plays an increasingly large role;

4) The comprehensive and diversified participation in diplomatic activities is the development trend of contemporary diplomacy. All the foreign countries are subject to the political and economic system of the country, as well as the constraints of the domestic policy and the needs of the country.

Comprehensive national strength is the foundation and backing of a country's diplomacy. In the field of economy, culture, science and technology, sports and other official contacts with the outside world and known as the "people's diplomacy" or "national diplomacy" all folk foreign exchanges, is important and necessary to the diplomatic, but also affected by the restriction of comprehensive national strength.

8. Training Requirements

The students mainly study foreign affairs and international politics, legal, economic knowledge, accept systematic education of the theory, history and status quo and other aspects.

Graduates should acquire the following knowledge and abilities:

1). Master the basic theory of international relations;

2). Master the basic theory, basic knowledge and knowledge of international law, international economy and international politics;

3). Strong writing skills, and the ability to communicate and negotiate;

4). with a certain practical ability and research ability, as well as the initial ability to engage in international research.

9. Main Subjects


10. Main Courses

Diplomacy, international relations theory, contemporary Chinese diplomacy, international politics: an introduction, international relations history, contemporary international politics and multilateral diplomacy, international law and international organizations, foreign political system, religion and international political negotiations, etc.

11. Practice Teaching

Visit, social survey and internship, the general arrangement is about 8 weeks.

12. Employment Prospects

The graduates have solid theoretical foundation, wide knowledge, with strong language expression ability, social ability and international communication ability, they mainly engage in government organs at all levels, the foreign affairs department, news agencies and the teaching and scientific research institutions for foreign affairs, government policy research, outreach, international news gathering, education, scientific research and administrative management.


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