On 5 August the OSCE Academy started its preparatory Summer School Programme for students from Central Asia, Afghanistan and Mongolia. At the official opening, Ms. Indira Satarkulova, the Deputy Director of the OSCE Academy, welcomed new coming students and congratulated them on their admission. She introduced the Academy’s MA Programmes, highlighting that those Programmes and other activities of the Academy are possible due to continuous and generous support of the donors and partners and the commitment of teaching and administrative staff. In conclusion, Ms. Satarkulova wished students to enjoy the studies and successfully complete this School.
In addition to newly accepted Master students to the Politics & Security and Economic Governance & Development Programmes, the School is also attended by interested young graduates in related disciplines. Overall the summer school will host 88 participants, who will undergo preparatory courses during the four weeks on Mathematics, Probability and Statistics, Academic Writing, and Research Methods.