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  • Success Story: Ryan Michael Schweitzer, Politics and Security '2021

    In 2023, Ryan was accepted into Harvard University for the Master's degree programme in Islamic Studies. At Harvard, Ryan focuses on Islam and Identity in Central Asia, particularly how Islam is shaping modern culture and nationhood in the region. Working on his second Master's degree at Harvard University, Ryan exemplifies the pursuit of scholarly excellence

    16 April, 2024

  • Alumni Chapter Meetings: Strengthening Alumni Network

    On 03 April and 07 April 2024, Alumni Chapter Meetings were held in Astana, Kazakhstan, and Dushanbe, Tajikistan, respectively. The gatherings were joined by Dr. Kate Walker, Director of the OSCE Academy, and Dr. Anja Mihr, MAHRS Academic Supervisor, and served as platforms for alumni from different graduating years to network and exchange ideas.

    11 April, 2024

  • Open House Days for Prospective BA Students

    On 15 and 29 March 2024, the OSCE Academy held online and in-person Open House Days for prospective students of the BA programme in Economics. The online event was conducted via Zoom, gathering applicants from Central Asian countries, Mongolia, and Afghanistan. An in-person open house was attended by Bishkek-based applicants and their parents.

    29 March, 2024

  • Success Story: Jyldyz Abdyldaeva, Politics and Security '2017

    Jyldyz has been chosen as the prestigious CHEVENING Awardee for the 2023-2024 academic year. Currently, Jyldyz is pursuing her second Master’s degree in Gender and Development at the University of Sussex, Institute of Development Studies which has been ranked the world’s FIRST over the last 7 years

    28 March, 2024

  • Enhancing Sustainable Development Expertise: OSCE Academy Lecturer's Experience in Erasmus+ International Staff Week

    From 18 to 22 March 2024, our lecturer, Dr. Kiyalbek Akmoldoev, participated in the Erasmus+ International Staff Week at Philipps University of Marburg in Germany, enhancing his expertise in Sustainable Development within the framework of our partnership with the university.

    28 March, 2024

  • Alumna of the Year 2023: Nuria Kutnaeva

    "I believe that digitalization of public administration will ensure transparency, reduce corruption and speed up all processes. Our goal is daily assistance to Kyrgyzstanis through digital services."

    19 March, 2024

  • USAID WAVE Roundtable on Water Recourses

    On 12 March 2024, Dr. Indira Satarkulova, Deputy Director of the OSCE Academy, participated in a roundtable dedicated to the discussion of water management in the region. The event was organized by the USAID Regional Water and Environment Project (WAVE) in cooperation with the Ministry of Education and Science of the Kyrgyz Republic

    13 March, 2024

  • OSCE Academy hosts Discussion on Women, Peace, and Security in Central Asia

    On 07 March 2024, a discussion on "Women, Peace and Security in Central Asia: The Role of Education," organized in cooperation with the OSCE Programme Office in Bishkek (POiB), was held at the OSCE Academy. H.E. Marilyn Josefson, EU Ambassador to the Kyrgyz Republic, Ulziisuren Jamsran, UN Women Country Representative, Ekaterine Nakashidze, Deputy Head of the OSCE POiB, and Aigerim Toktogulova, National Project Officer (WIN) at the OSCE POiB joined the OSCE Academy’s students. Together, they discussed the pivotal role of education in advancing women’s empowerment, specifically its contribution to peace and security in the Central Asian region.

    7 March, 2024

  • Global Campus Lecture Exchange Programme: Prof. Dr. Anja Mihr

    From 13-16 February 2024, Prof. Dr. Anja Mihr, MAHRS Programme Supervisor, taught an intensive course from on transitology at the Latin American partner programme in Buenos Aires, Argentine, as part of the Global Campus lecture exchange programme.

    16 February, 2024

  • OSCE Academy Graduation Ceremony for Class of 2022-2024

    On 16 February 2024, the OSCE Academy awarded graduate degrees to its students of the MA Programmes in Politics & Security and in Economic Governance & Development (class of 2022-2024). In total, 36 students from Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Russia, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan successfully completed their studies and joined the Alumni Network of the OSCE Academy.

    16 February, 2024

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