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Dual Degree Master’s Program in Nonproliferation Studies Accepting Applications Until August 1

19.07.2016

MOSCOW, JULY 19, 2016. PIR PRESS – An education in the MGIMO and MIIS Dual Degree Master’s Program in Nonproliferation Studies is viable and accessible. The program is accepting applications until August 1. The universities involved and the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) fund are providing scholarships that will cover the cost of the program for the best entrants.

The Dual Degree Master’s Program in Nonproliferation Studies, which was started in 2016 by MGIMO University, the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey (MIIS), and PIR Center, is accepting applications. The program provides comprehensive training in the nonproliferation field and offers the unique opportunity to fulfill the potential of students from all over the world.

Students will take classes in Moscow and in Monterey. The program’s partners will also assist the students in obtaining internships in think tanks and international organizations specializing in the nonproliferation of weapons of mass destruction, including those situated in Moscow, New York, Vienna, Geneva, The Hague and others. Students will receive two Master’s diplomas: one from the American university and one from the Russian university.

The founders of the program aim to attract the best students who are ready to devote their professional lives to fostering international cooperation and strengthening global security and the nonproliferation regime. In order to do this, MGIMO University and MIIS are providing scholarships to lower the tuition fee of the program and compensate related expenses. 

In July 2016, the Nuclear Threat Initiative announced that it would support the best applicants of the program. The NTI Scholarship will cover up to 50% of the tuition fee of the program. Together with the financial support of the universities, this scholarship will make participation in the program viable and accessible for the best candidates. 

Information about the program, admission, and tuition fees can be found on the PIR Center website dualdegree.pircenter.org. Also visit the MGIMO University website and the application page on the MIIS website.

Contacts

МGIMO University
Program Coordinator  
Alexei Dundich  
E-mail: dundich@mgimo.ru 
Phone: +7 (495) 434-10-07

MIIS
Coordinator
Jeffrey Knopf
Telephone: +1 (831) 647 4166 
info@miis.edu 

E-mail: jknopf@miis.edu

PIR Center
Program Coordinator   
Alyona Makhukova
E-mail: makhukova@pircenter.org

Phone : +7 (495) 987 1915

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