Call for applications to attend the BRICS School

23 July 2019

On August 26-30, 2019 International Research and Educational Program “BRICS School” will be organized in Moscow. The program is implemented by the Russian National Committee on BRICS Research together with the Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund.

The BRICS International School is a unique scientific and educational program aimed at training young experts specializing in studies of cooperation among members of intergovernmental association BRICS in political, economic and humanitarian fields and other specific areas of interaction among the five countries.

Participants of the program will be offered a specially developed comprehensive course of lectures by top Russian and international experts on the issues related to BRICS to broaden professional horizons, develop communications skills, study specifics of cooperation among the BRICS countries, their positions on the global arena, prospects of institutionalization of the BRICS format, goals and tasks of the association in the future.

The goal of the program: to expand a pool of young experts-BRICSologists in order to build a HR reserve for further development of a youth track of cooperation within BRICS.

The program includes: lectures, master classes, presentations, etc.

Working languages: Russian, English (certain lectures might be offered only in English).

Speakers of the BRICS International School: top Russian and international experts, representatives of governmental and non-governmental organizations, ministries and agencies, think tanks with considerable experience in studying the BRICS issues.

On completion of the program, the participants will receive certificates of graduation from the BRICS School.

The BRICS International School invites diplomats, young scientists, journalists, Bachelor’s and Master’s students as well as post-graduates from Russia, Brazil, India, China, South Africa, the CIS countries, Europe and Asia, ages 18-35, to attend the school. 

Terms of participation

Participation in the program will be determined based on results of the contest. Thanks to support of the partners, participation in the BRICS International School is free. Organizers will provide accommodation for foreign and out-of-town participants. Transfer costs to Moscow and back should be covered by a delegating party.

The participants will be offered a course of lectures, training hand-out materials, a cultural program, accommodation in comfortable housing (for foreign and out-of-town participants), meals and transfers during the program.

Please contact us with any questions about participation in the BRICS School by e-mail at

Deadline for applications – August 15, 2019 till 00:00 (Moscow time).

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Results of the contest will be published after August 15 on the organizers’ websites and Successful candidates will be notified by e-mail.

We wish you good luck and look forward to receiving your applications!