PURPOSE & VALUES
Our purpose is to prepare future world leaders for their roles on the world stage to advance peace and human rights. Based on its core values, GSD provides high quality and praxis-oriented education combined with a commitment to student support and promotes a philosophy rooted in the School’s motto serviendo guberno - that to govern is to serve.
Our values are an integral part of our strategy – setting out the principles of how we work together. They are enduring and are defined as:
Diplomatic & International Relations knowledge, academic freedom, independence, creativity, innovation, and world-class performance.
Diplomatic community and responsible citizenship; collegiality, teamwork and mutual respect.
Openness, transparency and honesty.
Diversity, equal opportunity and access.
Provision of effective and efficient customer-focused services in all aspects of our work (internally and externally).