Rules of the program

Requirements imposed on the applicant: full higher education and systematic research activity verified by actual bibliography. Possession of the scientific qualification (scientific degree in the relevant branch of science) would be the benefit. People still learning in universities and not having the Master’s degree may take part in the program only in exceptional cases of outstanding giftedness.

Generalized contents of the competence: increased level of scientific and analytical knowledge and skills of the professional researcher.

Titles of qualifications, acquired in the program:

  • for applicants with not less than 40 credits earned in the program* or not less than 5 original reports with the average expert assessment mark over 6.0: “Investigator of scientific and analytical problems in the branch of science”;
  • for applicants with not less than 100 credits earned in the program* or not less than 6 original reports with the average expert assessment mark over 6.5: “Master of scientific analytics and discussion-based rhetoric in the branch of science”;
  • for applicants with not less than 200 credits earned in the program* or not less than 7 original reports with the average expert assessment mark over 7.0: “Expert in scientific analytics and discussion-based rhetoric in the branch of science”;
  • for applicants with more than 250 credits earned in the program* or not less than 7 original reports with the average expert assessment mark over 7.5: “Grand Expert of scientific analytics and discussion-based rhetoric in the branch of science”.

The program may be operating (normative length) for the term of 1 to 3 calendar years. Specific terms of mastering the program (which may take only several months in the accelerated mode of the program implementation) depend on the extent of intensity and efficiency of participation of the applicant in the GISAP project during the stated period of time.

To confirm successful passing of the program an applicant must collect not less than 40 credits for participation in the GISAP research analytics championships during the normative period. Credits earned for expert functions as well as credits earned in the PlatoNick project are not taken into account.

Facts of participation of the applicant in the IASHE International scientific Congress are taken into account during the statement of successful passing of the program (following the results of every Congress only one fact of participation in it is taken into account – the one with the highest grade): 5 credits – formal participation; 10 credits – being among 10 the most active participants (as decided by the Curator); 15 credits – winning the laureate diploma of the relevant Congress.

Term of implementation of the program is limited by the period during which the applicant reaches positive program results.

* - participants of scientific and analytical championships of the GISAP project earn credit (prize) points in accordance with the criteria stated in sub-item 7 of the item 15 of the IASHE Prize Regulations - http://gisap.eu/ru/node/41360