Diplomacy Lab operates on a semester schedule and runs two project bidding cycles per year. Exact dates vary but an approximate timeline is provided below.
|Program Schedule||Fall Semester||Spring Semester|
|New Project Proposal Submission (Department of State)||January / February||August|
|Project Menu Circulated (Academic Partners)||Early March||Early September|
|Round 1 Bids Submitted (Academic Partners)||Late March||Late September|
|Project Selections Confirmed / Faculty and DOS POCs Connected||April||October|
|Round 2 Bids Submitted (Academic Partners)||April – August||October – December|