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Minister Miguel Angel Moratinos addressed the the students and staff of the Mediterranean Academy of Diplomatic Studies on February 20th 2016 on the theme of contemporary Euro-Mediterranean Relations.

During his keynote lecture Dr. Moratinos provided an analysis of the numerous security challenges the Mediterranean was confronting and called for a much more active diplomacy by the international community in general and the European Union in particular to deal with the sources of insecurity.

The former Foreign Minister of Spain and EU Special Representative to the Middle East Peace Process also conveyed his strong conviction for the two state solution and the resolution of the Israel/Palestine conflict.

Medac postgraduate students pursuing their Masters in Diplomatic Studies degree participated in a dynamic question and answer session with Minister Moratinos that was moderated by Professor Stephen Calleya, Director of Medac.  

The prestigious gathering was also attended by the Hon. Dr. George Vella, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Malta, HE Ambassador Jose Pons, Ambassador of Spain to Malta, and Ambassador Alfred Zarb, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Malta and Medac Board Member. 



1. Prof. S. Calleya welcomes Minister M. A. Moratinos & the Ambassador of Spain to Malta, H. E. Jose Pons.

3. Prof. S. Calleya together with Minister M. A. Moratinos & the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Malta, Hon. Dr. G. Vella

5. Prof. S. Calleya introducing Minister M. A. Moratinos in class.

2. Minister M. A. Moratinos addressing MEDAC students

4. Minister M. A. Moratinos signing MEDAC's guest book

6. Minister M. A. Moratinos addressing MEDAC students


Scholarships MA Diplomatic Studies for 3rd country Nationals (non-EU/non-EEA)

Candidates applying for the Master of Arts in Diplomatic Studies will be considered for a scholarship offered by the University of Malta. The scholarship waives the University of Malta tuition fee to deserving students.

How to apply? Applicants are to apply through the online facility on the University of Malta website at The scholarship request is to be submitted following the receipt of a letter of acceptance for commencement in 2018. Scholarship applicants are to send an email to the International Office at with the Applicant ID and 'University of Malta Application' in subject line. Applicants are to attach the following documents to the email: their Curriculum Vitae and a motivational letter.
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