«The PIR Center and MGIMO have managed to collect some of the foremost experts in the field of nonproliferation from the Russian Federation. We had an opportunity to talk with these people one on one and ask our own personal questions, which is an opportunity I’d never thought I’d have. It has been incredible!» - Noa Mahew, student of the Dual Degree Program in Nonproliferation Studies.
The fifteenth PIR Center International School on Global Security for Young Specialists will take place August 30 – September 6, 2015.
This year the School will be co-sponsored by PIR Center and Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs o...
The fourteenth PIR Center International School on Global Security for Young Specialists took place on September 30 – October 8, 2014.
The PIR Center International School is a unique platform where young politicians, diplomats, military, civil servant...
"The School gives the opportunity to gain knowledge on the most topical issues of international security, to meet the leading Russian and foreign experts, establish useful contacts and networks, which will come in handy in the future. The practice of offsite schools with the international team of participants and lecturers is undoubtedly worth continuing; experience, gained in the School, is priceless "- Vladimir Kim, post-graduate student, Moscow State University.
"Today, solving practical issues of security we are confronted with fundamental issues of human nature, society, politics and law. Under these conditions, it is important for an expert to be able to go beyond one’s field. Therefore, in the school, we bring together scientists, diplomats, military officers, nuclear scientists, and lawyers, so that in the course of combined trainings and by communicating with each other and with key experts, participants and the organizers of the School open new opportunities for themselves and their activities", - Albert Zulkharneev, Director, PIR Center.
International School on Global Security
«Roundtable discussions and seminars that are hallmarks of the Summer School provide opportunities for broad discussions among the participants. Especially, I want to point out the importance and practical significance of the debates. All topics helped to create a new vision of global security challenges, to expand my knowledge. Amazingly professional speakers, the methodology for conducting classes, presenters always give full and succinct answers to questions. A balanced approach to the selection of participants made it possible to get acquainted with approaches to solving problems in different countries».
Oksana Bosiuk, Attaché,
Embassy of Ukraine in Russian Federation
Previous Summer Schools:
The program of the Summer School includes lectures, seminars, round tables, simulations games which enable to examine crucial issues of international security.
Among the key topics:
Among the speakers of the program are top Russian and foreign researchers and high-ranked diplomats.
Aims of the program:
Promotion of young talents and realization of their research potential, engagement of young postgraduates and candidates in research activity in nonproliferation and global security;
Creation of community of young specialists in international relations in the post-Soviet space.