Admission Process


Upon completion of the PhD Winter Academy program, you will be awarded a certificate of completion from MISI.


All candidates must apply directly to Dr. Javad Feizabadi the PhD Winter Academy Director (

Below is a list of the supplemental documents needed to complete your application:

  • Current resume including academic degree with GPA information, brief list of the related courses taken so far (in the field of OR/IE/OM/Statistics), areas of research interest, specialization or competence, dissertation: the title and short description of your thesis, relevant work experience.
  • One recommendation letter from people capable of judging applicant´s professional and/or academic promise (i.e., supervisor, professor).
  • Statement of interest for applying for the PhD Winter Academy. Please explain your specific area of academic interest (research topic you want to work on), how your education has prepared you to be successful in this program, what do you hope to achieve in this program. The statement should be no longer than 500 words.

Application deadline 15th DECEMBER 2016 at 11:00 PM Malaysia time.


There are no tuition fees for admitted participants. Participants are responsible for all travel, lodging and incidental expenses.