With applications closing on the 26th of July, those wishing to apply to the prestigious Strelka Institute in Moscow need to act fast. The Strelka Institute is a non-governmental research institute with a particular focus on the City, using multidisciplinary techniques from fields as varied as sociology, economics, architecture, political and cultural studies. Since 2012, Strelka has been among DOMUS Magazine's top 100 European Schools of Design and Architecture.
Successful applicants will study at the Strelka institute for free, with each student receiving a monthly scholarship to focus on their studies.
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The Strelka Institute attracts high profile tutors and lecturers from around the world, including representatives from AMO, McKinsey, MIT, Hyper Island, The Why Factory, the ‘Meganom’ Bureau, Alexander Brodsky, and ArchDaily's own David Basulto, alongside many others.
Strelka "aspires to create a better future that largely depends on the development of human capital," preparing its students to collaborate with city officials, to work at some of the world's top architecture and urbanism firms including OMA/AMO, Herzog & de Meuron, Bureau ‘Meganom’, Wowhaus and Alexander Brodsky. Strelka alumni can also be found contributing to key media outlets as experts in their field.
Applicants should have a higher education diploma in any field, although Strelka Institute has an especially strong interest in students with backgrounds in architecture, urbanism, and design. Applicants should have no less than 3 years of experience in work or social activism. The deadline for applications is 26th July; you can apply via the Strelka Institute's website.