OSCE Academy in Bishkek Summer School

Deadline: June 15, 2019

The OSCE Academy in Bishkek is a public foundation, established in 2002 between the Kyrgyz Government and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE). The OSCE Academy promotes principles and values of the OSCE through post-graduate education, professional trainings and intellectual exchange. Its highly demanding MA Programmes in the fields of “Economic Governance and Development” and “Politics and Security (Central Asia)” annually enrol up to 60 young professionals  on a competitive basis. Furthermore, the Academy engages into preparatory programmes and conducts various seminars and schools to help young graduates to gain methodological skills and to prepare for further studies.

While meant as a preparatory course for the Master’s programmes offered at the OSCE Academy – in Politics & Security and in Economic Governance & Development – the School is open for applications from ALL interested young graduates in related disciplines. Choosing between two broad fields of academic inquiry, participants are set to benefit from in-depth knowledge about social research skills or to learn about complex calculus and statistical models, gaining preparation for any future endeavour in the mentioned disciplines. In addition, all participants will undergo training in academic writing (in English) thus developing a necessary skill-set to enter into one of the Academy’s programmes or any other international graduate course


•Full tuition fee waiver;
•Stipend of 300 euros per four weeks;
• Round trip travel to Bishkek.


Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  1. Final year students, BA, MSc Diploma in Economics, International Relations, Political Science or related fields;
  2. Advanced level of English;
  3. Citizenship of Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan.

In particular this Summer School is designed to equip participants with the knowledge and skills on the following courses (on one of the offered blocks):

Block I

The Mathematics for Economists course

The Probability and Statistics course 

The Academic Writing course

Block II

The Introduction to Research Methods in Social Sciences

The Academic Writing course


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