The Academy has recently started conducting theme-based short courses in collaboration with local Universities and educational institutions. Since 2015, it has been jointly conducting courses on different thematic subjects such as on Climate Change; Terrorism, Rise of Fundamentalism and Foreign Policy Implications; Water Diplomacy; etc in collaboration with different renowned universities including the University of Dhaka.

Courses on foreign languages are also being conducted in association with the Institution of Modern Languages of Dhaka University and Alliance Francaise, Dhaka.

The Academy in the recent years has signed MOUs for possible cooperation with similar diplomatic institutes of a good number of foreign countries. Regular exchange programmes take place under these MOUs.