Nazarbayev Varsity: Destination of Future Generation
Located in the fabulous city of Astana, this University was created on the initiative of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev. It is the world-class English medium university in the Kazakhstan.
It is the first university in Kazakhstan that is committed to working according to international academic standards and guided by the principles of autonomy and academic freedom with a transition to a system of education that meets the demands of a changing and globally integrated economy.
The activities of the University are oriented with the priorities of the country, to give Kazakhstan and the world the scientists, academics, managers and entrepreneurs.
It adheres to be a model for higher education reform and modern research in Kazakhstan and to contribute to the establishment of Astana as an international innovation and knowledge hub.
The academic process at the University is based on international educational standards, which contributes to the advancement of the education system of the Republic of Kazakhstan and takes it to the international level.
The academic and research programs of Nazarbayev University are designed in partnership with the leading universities ranked among the top 30 higher education institutions in the world.
Nazarbayev University Schools conduct training on the basis of programs designed in conjunction with its partner universities. There are three schools at Nazarbayev University: the School of Engineering, the School of Science and Technology, and the School of Humanities and Social Sciences that offer 16 undergraduate degrees. Master and PhD programs include the Graduate School of Public Policy, the Graduate School of Business and the Graduate School of Education.
It is sufficed with internationally recognized faculty drawn from North America, Europe, Africa, and Asia. The Campus is equipped with modern facilities, labs, library, sports center and housing based on need. It also provides a monthly stipend 100,000 tenge for Kazakhstani citizens.
This university is the one of the steps embarking upon a path of reform based on the National Modernization Plan. The visionary of this university shows his confidence in its graduates who will show the world their creativity, competitiveness and will have a history of great deeds.
The founder of this university, President Nursultan Nazarbayev is envisioned to bring education par excellence in Kazakhstan through this university.