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In Moscow, students of the first enrollment of double master's degree started their studies in the field of nonproliferation, a program initiated by the PIR Center, MGIMO of Russian Foreign Ministry and Middlebury Institute of International Studies in Monterey. 


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. 



Breakthrough in Nonproliferation Education: MGIMO, Middlebury Institute of International Studies in Monterey and PIR Center have created a Dual Degree Master’s Program in Nonproliferation Studies. Student enrollment has already begun.

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Name: Nikitin, Alexander I.
City: Moscow, Russia
Affiliation: Director, Center for Political and International Studies
Biography :

Doctor of Political Science, Prof. Full professor of the Political Science department of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO), professor of the RF Academy of Military Sciences. Previously, research officer of the Institute for the U.S. and Canadian Studies of RAS, member of the USSR mission to the UN. Research interests: international security, nuclear disarmament policy, resolution of regional conflicts. PIR Center Advisory Board member since 1994.