The OSCE Academy in Bishkek is a regional centre of postgraduate education and a forum for regional security dialogue and research in Central Asia
  • Call for Applications for Master of Arts Programmes 2020-2021
    16 September - 20 December, 2019
  • Call for Applications for Position of Visiting Professor/Senior Lecturer
    13 September - 15 October, 2019
  • Call for Applications for International Policy Paper Writing Seminar
    13 September - 21 September, 2019
  • Call for Applications for Lecturer positions in MA Programme in Politics and Security
    11 September - 15 October, 2019
  • Call for Applications for Lecturer Positions in MA Programme in Economic Governance & Development
    11 September - 15 October, 2019
16 September, 2019

Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Norway visits the OSCE Academy

On 13 September the OSCE Academy was honored to welcome Ambassador Knut Vollebæk, former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Norway and currently the Commissioner of the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP). Among the numerous high-level positions held by Ambassador Vollebæk are his OSCE Chairmanship in 1999, his duties as OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities (HCNM) from 2007-2013, Chairperson of the UN Advisory Board on Human Security, and numerous high-ranking diplomatic positions.
  • 13 September, 2019

    Public Lecture by Academy’s Associate Research Fellow Mr. Yazid Suleimani

    On 11 September Academy’s Associate Research Fellow Mr. Yazid Suleimani delivered a Public Lecture on “Belts and Roads Initiative Policy Framework I: Entrepreneurship.” In the first part of the lecture, he described the Belt and Roads Initiative and analyzed the BRI investment, as well as the projects in Central Asia and some of the criticism toward the Initiative. Furthermore, Mr. Suleimani talked about the conceptual framework of entrepreneurship and determined the relationship between the entrepreneurship and policy. Particular, he overviewed the main policy gaps and framework in implementing BRI projects.
  • 9 September, 2019

    4th Alumni Reunion Brings Together over 100 Graduates of the Academy and Builds Invaluable Links between the Generations

    On 7-8 September 2019, the OSCE Academy in Bishkek welcomed over 100 alumni of its MA Programmes from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, as well as from the countries across the region, including Afghanistan, Russia, Macedonia and Georgia, for the 4th Alumni Reunion.
  • 2 September, 2019

    Summer School Students receive their Certificates

    On 30 August the OSCE Academy held the graduation ceremony for the students of its 2nd preparatory Summer School Programme. Dr. Alexander Wolters, Director of the Academy, awarded certificates to 81 students from Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan and congratulated them on the successful completion of the Summer School programme.
  • 16 August, 2019

    Youth of Tajikistan learns about Gender Equality

    From 12 to 17 August the OSCE Programme Office in Dushanbe in cooperation with the OSCE Academy in Bishkek organized a week-long Summer School on "Youth for Gender Equality," held at the OSCE Academy. This School gathered 20 young people from Tajikistan, who are interested in gender issues. During this week, Dr. Anara Niyazova, gender expert from Kyrgyzstan delivered the courses on international normative frameworks adopted by Tajikistan on protecting and advancing women's rights. Participants also had a chance to improve their skills in gender analysis and gender budgeting.
Public Lecture “Belts and Roads Initiative Policy Framework I: Entrepreneurship”