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Scholarship Description:

Application deadline – 15 June 2019, 11pm (Bishkek time)

Dates: 5-30 August 2019

Location: Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

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 from Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan, 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.

The OSCE Academy in Bishkek is pleased to announce its preparatory Summer School

Note: In case of vacancies in the MA programmes scheduled to begin in early September, the Academy reserves the right to invite last-minute applications from among the participants of the Summer School.

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 discusses the basic matrix theory and differential calculus of multivariate functions. Specifically, the following topics are covered: matrices and their applications to linear equation systems, ordinary and partial derivatives, total differential, Taylor’s Theorem, indefinite and definite integrals, unconstrained and constrained optimization methods. All concepts are illustrated with economic applications.


Applicants must meet the following criteria:

• Final year students, BA, MSc Diploma in Economics, International Relations, Political Science or related fields;

• Advanced level of English;

• Citizenship of Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan.

Financial Support/Scholarship:

• Full tuition fee waiver;

• Stipend of 300 euros per four weeks;

• Round trip travel to Bishkek.


If you have any questions write to:

MA in Politics and Security Programme: MA-PS@osce-academy.net

MA in Economic Governance and Development Programme: MA-EGD@osce-academy.net

Only successfully selected candidates will be notified of further selection procedures.

Scholarship Details:

Date Posted:Jun 8, 2019 Closing Date: Jun 15, 2019


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