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BRICS International School


On August 27-31, 2018 Moscow will host BRICS International School, organized by the Russian National Committee on BRICS Research together with the Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund.

«BRICS International School» is a unique scientific and educational program for training young specialists in the field of studying BRICS political, economic and humanitarian issues and specific areas of the five countries interaction.

Participants of BRICS International School will be offered a specially prepared comprehensive course of lectures from the leading Russian and international experts on the issues related to BRICS countries cooperation, to broaden professional horizons, to develop communicative skills, to study features of BRICS countries interaction, their position on the global arena, prospects of institutionalization, future of BRICS cooperation.

 BRICS: The second decade
 Financial and investment cooperation of BRICScountries
 Situation and prospects for trade and economic cooperation of BRICS countries
 BRICS countries energy cooperation
 Youth cooperation within BRICS: Theory and practice of public diplomacy
 A «window» to Africa: Role of the Republic of South Africa in BRICS
 The prospects of BRICS cooperation in the sphere of international security
 BRICS in the system of global governance and international organizations
 Strategy for BRICS Economic Partnership: Inclusive Growth and Advancing the 4th Industrial Revolution
 Prospects and mechanisms and methods of cooperation within BRICS+ format
 BRICS and SCO interlinkage in Eurasia

The purpose of BRICS International School – team-building of young experts-BRICSologiests for further development of youth track cooperation within BRICS and further careers.

BRICS International School is aimed at:
 Offering a course of the lectures by the leading Russian and international experts for professional growth of the young participants.
 Organizing discussions and analytical «brain storms» on BRICS issues.
 Accumulating intellectual potential of young experts and introducing new expertise.
 Developing professional community of young experts-BRICSologiests.
 Preparing a comprehensive educational and methodical materials for universities and qualification courses.

BRICS International School curriculum indicates: lectures, master classes, presentations etc.

BRICS International School working languages – Russian, English (some lectures might be in English).
BRICS International School mentors are leading Russian and international experts, representatives of government and non-government organizations, ministries and agencies, research institutions with considerable experience in studying BRICS issues.

On graduation of BRICS International School participants will be issued certificates of participation. On the basis of lectures a comprehensive educational and methodical materials for young experts-BRICSologiests with the subsequent distribution to the leading Russian universities and other interested organizations will be published.

BRICS International School invites up to 35 diplomats, practitioners, young scientists, journalists, students and graduate students from Russia, Brazil, India, China, South Africa, the CIS countries, Europe and Asia aged from 18 up to 35 years.

Conditions of participation
Participation in the BRICS International School is determined on a competitive basis.

Thanks to the partners’ support participation in BRICS International School is tuition-free. Organizers provide accommodation and local hospitality for foreign and nonresident participants. Transportation cost shall be borne by the sending parties.

Participants will be provided with a course of lectures, analytical materials, cultural program, accommodation in comfortable housing (for foreign participants), 3-time meals (buffet), transfer.
Please do not hesitate to contact us by e-mail

Conditions of application
To join BRICS International School you should submit the following package of documents:
 Video summary* (CV) in English (1-3 min) answering to the question: «Why do you want to become the participant of «BRICS International School»?» in the Mpeg4 format**;
 Written summary*(CV) (in English);
 Letter of recommendation from the head of the organization / research supervisor (in Russian or English) – is welcomed.
* Required
** Sending video, you agree to use your personal data and give permission to the organizers to use this video in the «BRICS International School» materials

The written curriculum vitae of the candidate has to include the following information:
 Surname, name, middle name;
 Date of birth;
 Education (with the name of University and year of graduation);
 Current position and place of work/study;
 The previous experience (if any);
 Sphere of scientific interests;
 List of conferences (if any);
 List of publications (if any);
 Extent of foreign language skills***;
 Contact information (phone, e-mail);
 Portrait photo (for the website in case of participation in BRICS International School).
*** Knowledge of English is required

Organizers can invite the candidate for an interview (personally or by phone).

Deadline for applications – July 15, 2018 till 00:00 (Moscow time).

Please submittedthe package of documents by e-mail: Organizers will confirm receipt.

Results of competitive selection will be published after July 25 on the organizers’ websites and The successful candidates will be informed by e-mail.

We wish you good luck and invite to submit applications!