APSCO and Beihang University jointly organized the interview for MASTA 2020 and DOCSTA 2020 on April 23, 2020.
In order to ensure transparency and fair play for the selection process, the Secretariat of APSCO established a Joint Selection Committee with Beihang University for evaluation of the applicants and arranged interviews of applicants from APSCO Member States. Due to outbreak of COVID-19, all members of Selection Committee attended interview over internet using Tencent Meeting platform.
In total, 34 applicants from APSCO Member States applied for the following disciplines and 33 applicants attended interview:
*MASTA 2020 –Satellite Communications and Global Navigation Satellite Systems (SC&GNSS)
*MASTA 2020 – Space Remote Sensing and Geo-Information System (RS &GIS)
*MASTA 2020 – Space Law and Policy
*MASTA 2020 – Space Science and Environment
*DOCSTA 2020- Doctoral Degree Program related to Space Technology and its Applications
The interview results would be announced in around two months. The selection will be based on the applicants’ academic excellence, language ability and background relevant to the program.