Admission

The OSCE Academy in Bishkek is a regional centre for post-graduate education, capacity building, research, and dialogue. The OSCE Academy, created by the Memorandum of Understanding between the OSCE and the Government of Kyrgyzstan, is supported by Norway, Finland, Germany, the USA, Switzerland, Austria, Italy, Slovakia and other OSCE participating States. Its MA Programmes are designed for young people who wish to broaden their education in the areas of politics, security, international relations, conflict prevention, international development, economics and governance.

Eligibility:
Applicants must meet the following admission criteria:
 Successful completion of an academic degree of higher education (BA, MA, Specialist Diploma) in a related academic field;
 Good academic performance during the Summer School 2019 of the OSCE Academy;
 Advanced level of English;
 Citizenship of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Mongolia and Afghanistan.

Financial Support/Scholarship:
 Stipend of 300 euros per month (16 months);
 Round trip travel to Bishkek (economy class);
 Medical insurance (except for the citizens of Kyrgyzstan).

TO APPLY, PLEASE DOWNLOAD AN APPLICATION FORM AND SEND BY AUGUST 21, 2019, 6 PM,
to email j.bolotkyzy@osce-academy.net

Successful applicants will be invited for written tests and interview.

Tests and interview dates:
August 22, 2019 - Admission tests
August 29, 2019 – Admission interviews
August 30, 2019 – Admission results announcement

Note: The Academy reserves the right to invite only a limited number of successful candidates based on the available vacancies, and following the principle to maintain equal country and gender representation.