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Advanced Academic Diploma is between 90 - 120 ECTS. Duration of this program is 2 - 3 years. The intensity and quality of Academic Diploma Programs can be compared with a Masters level program at a regular university. 


Entry Requirements:  

Academic Diploma from Foundation Academy of Ansterdam in the same field of studies. Or, diploma / advanced certificate from other academic institutions in the same or similar discipline.




This program is accredited by ICHE (International Council for Higher Education), a private Christian Accrediting organization with offices in Switzerland and India. Foundation Academy of Amsterdam does not issue Bachelor- and Master degrees and is not accredited by the Dutch Accreditation Organization (NVAO).

Advanced Academic Diploma in Global Studies

Advanced Academic Diploma of Global Studies is between 90 - 120 ECTS program to further specialization from  Academic Diploma in Global Studies.  Global poverty, environmental studies, and gender studies in a global and biblical context, terrorism are offered in the AAD program. Entire units are dedicated to the history of slavery, the contemporary slave trade, human rights, understanding terrorism, and the Israeli and Palestinian conflict. Advanced Academic Diploma of Global Studies is more or less at the same level and quality of an MA program at a regular university, elsewhere. The goal of the AAD program in Global Studies is to prepare the student to participate in various areas of society, such as the educational, governmental, religious, and commercial sectors by offering the knowledge and services that are acquired during their education.

Advanced Academic Diploma in Christian Leadership & Applied Theology

Academic Diploma in Christian Leadership & Applied Theology, is a 160 - 180 ECTS credit program, focusing on scriptural foundations, theological and historical settings; this includes a survey of the Old and New Testament, church history, understanding social and global matters, leadership, and evangelism/mission in a contemporary context.


The goal of the AD program in the School of Divinity is to produce leaders who are in touch with the realities of the world in which they live, an applied form of theology: theology in practice.

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