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OSCE Academy Bishkek – Fully Funded Scholarships

Application Deadline: December 20, 2020
Degree: Masters
Program: OSCE Academy
 Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Eligible Countries: See Eligibility Below

Are you a member of OSCE countries, specifically citizens of Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan?

If your answer is yes, then this opportunity is especially for you, as the OSCE Academy in Bishkek offers a fully-funded scholarship in the Master of Arts program. Apply before the due date if you want to pursue your postgraduate in one of the below two programs

  • MA in Politics and Security Programme (Central Asia)
  • MA in Economic Governance and Development Programme

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About OSCE Academy:

The OSCE Academy in Bishkek is a public foundation, established in 2002 by the Kyrgyz Government and the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE). The OSCE Academy promotes the principles and values of the OSCE through post-graduate education, professional training, research, and intellectual exchange. Its demanding MA Programmes in the fields of “Economic Governance and Development” and “Politics and Security (Central Asia)” on a highly competitive basis enroll a total of up to 60 students each year. They are designed for young professionals who wish to broaden their education in the areas of politics, security, international relations, conflict prevention, international development, economics, and governance.


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
  • Advanced level of English
  • Citizenship of Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. A limited number of students from other OSCE participating States can be accepted to the programs

Financial Support/Scholarship:

  • Full tuition fee waiver
  • A stipend of 300 euros per month (18 months)
  • Round trip travel to Bishkek (economy class)
  • Medical insurance (except for the citizens of Kyrgyzstan)
  • Funded internship opportunities in Europe for top GPA students


• MA in Politics and Security: https://osce.embark.com/apply/politicsandsecurity
• MA in Economic Governance and Development: https://osce.embark.com/apply/governanceanddevelopment

If you seek further information please contact:

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

The preliminary dates of admission tests:

Country/CityAdmission tests
Afghanistan/ KabulMid-March -TBC
Kyrgyzstan/ BishkekMid-March -TBC
Uzbekistan/ TashkentMid-March -TBC
Tajikistan/ DushanbeLate March -TBC
Kazakhstan/ Nur-SultanEarly April -TBC

Only successful candidates will be contacted for further testing and interviews!

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