Frequently Asked Questions​

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what is the Diplomatic Institute of Paris?

The Diplomatic Institute of Paris is a School of Diplomacy with international perspectives and programs that involve a broad spectrum of agencies and tools. IDP offers various trainings to cover the fundamentals of diplomatic practice and focus on real-world aspects of work in embassies, consulates, government ministries and international organizations. One of IDP's main goals in Washington DC is to teach proper French to those contemplating a career in diplomacy one day.

Is the Diplomatic School of Paris the right choice for me?

It depends! At the Diplomatic Institute of Paris, we cultivate excellence, be it in our French language programs, or every other one we teach. We formulate curriculums to help you excel and advance your career. So, if you are striving for excellence, then you have come to the right place!

Will there be language immersions in paris?

Yes! language students as well as students from our other programs will be invited to participate in our immersion programs at our Paris head campus. French immersion students will live and breathe all things that are French!

Commonly asked questions


How do I pay?

We accept most forms of payments including but not limited to: all major credit cards, Paypal, cash, gift cards, wire transfers and bitcoins. If you wish to pay by other means, please contact us and let us know.


Can I register mid-session?

Yes you can! New sessions for any of the levels of our language programs are constantly been opened throughout the year. Our Master program in Diplomacy students can also apply and start anytime throughout the year.


Do I have to pay in full when I register or can I pay in installments?​

You can absolutely pay in installments if you wish to do so. Simply contact us and request to do so and we will send you a payment calendar and invoices periodically depending on your program.


If I am studying in a full-time program, can I take a French course too?

Absolutely! Many of our foreign students already enrolled in our Master program are currently taking French courses on the side to better their language skills. Other students register simply to learn to talk like a true diplomat.


Do I receive a certificate at the end of the online program?

Yes! Language students as well as the executive education student will receive certificates at the end of their online programs. Masters students will receive their degrees via mail within 4 weeks of graduating.

IDP is not just a school, it's a temple!

"Diplomacy is the art of telling people to go to hell in such a way that they ask for direction." Our French language courses will give you enough poise to do just that.