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Al - Farabi Kazakh National University, Almaty Kazakhstan
    • QS World University Rankings
      165
    • QS Stars
      5
    • StatusPublic
    • Research OutputHigh
    • Student/Faculty Ratio5
    • ScholarshipsNO
    • International Students3,262
    • SizeL
    • Total Faculty4,156

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    Al Farabi Kazakh National University (KazNU) offers 113 bachelor degree programs at 15 faculties, which are among the leaders in the national subject ranking in Kazakhstan. Students can join undergraduate programs in a wide range of disciplines, from the sciences (chemistry, geography, mathematics and physics) through to humanities, law, IR, languages, and journalism. Students can also select from several joint double degree programs with the leading universities from around the world.  The university bachelor degree programs train students to be critical thinkers, well-rounded lifelong learners and future leaders in their specialties. Most of the undergraduate programs of KazNU are accredited by accrediting agencies such as ASIIN, FIBAA, AQ, and ACQUIN.

    Undergraduate international students usually study for four years at the individual faculties. Undergraduate study at KazNU includes lectures, seminars and laboratory work carried out in university faculties and departments. KazNU has no quotas for international admissions and around 10 percent of applicants are international students and the number increases every year.

    The international admission period runs during the summer for the current academic year. International applicants register at the dedicated website, and prospective students must pass foreign language test in advance.  The application process is broadly the same for international and national students, and the university accepts school qualifications from many different countries.

    Tuition fees are currently set by the university at a very competitive level. The tuition fees do not include accommodation or board.

    All students find themselves in an innovative educational environment and they have access to the specialized libraries and computer facilities including access to
    KazNU’s super-computer as well as to the university technopark, business incubator and startup seed capital provided by the university, businesses and other entities in the country. Every year university students can study in the world’s leading universities within the framework of “Academic mobility” program or join international summer schools.




    Al-Farabi KazNU covers a wide spectrum of fundamental and applied research which are conducted at 8 research institutes, 25 centers, 2 National Level Labs and in Regional Technopark. In 2019 the university plans to install a supercomputer – the largest in the Central Asian region. 

    At the present time Al-Farabi KazNU is an intellectual corporation with a scientific and innovative infrastructure, meeting to advanced world analogues and consisting of 16 faculties, 8 research institutes, including the Center of Physico-Chemical Methods of Research and Analysis, the Science and Technology Park, and the National Nanotechnology Open Laboratory, more than 20 institutes and research centers of socio-humanitarian profile, the Business Incubator, the Commercialization Office and small innovative enterprises.

    Having a well-developed scientific and innovative infrastructure, KazNU has achieved significant success in implementing the principle “from idea to commercialization of product”, requiring new development models from universities.

    The university successfully operates the Cluster of engineering and high technologies, which includes the Science and Technology Park, the Center for Process Innovations and the Center for “Green Technologies”. One of the current areas of the cluster is an activity of the laboratory for creation of artificial satellites and design and launch of small satellites, the result of which was the launch of the Kazakh nanosatellites “Al-Farabi-1” and “Al-Farabi-2” into space, which were created on the basis of the university.

    Together with the Scientific Research Institute of Aerospace Information of the Academy of Sciences of the People's Republic of China, the Center for Remote Sensing of the Earth with a virtual receiving station was created on the basis of KazNU for the first time in Kazakhstan, in order to carry out aerial and satellite surveys, spectrometry and hyperspectral imaging, etc.

    Realizing the idea of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan N. Nazarbayev, the university continues to work on the creation of the international IT-technology park "Alliance of Universities of the New Silk Road" according to the Silicon Valley model. In September 2019, important interstate documents were signed between the Governments of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the PRC, including an agreement on cooperation to provide KazNU with a supercomputer included in the TOP-500 in computing power as the Government grant of the PRC.

    In the year of celebrating the 1150th anniversary of the great thinker Al-Farabi, with the approval of Elbasy N.A. Nazarbayev and the support of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan K.-Zh. Tokaev, the project on creation the Al-Farabi Scientific and Technological Valley was launched on the basis of KazNU, where the IT-Technopark, Innovation and Biomedical Clusters, laboratories, pilot plants and design bureaus will be located in the territory of more than 85 hectares.

    The project of the Al-Farabi Science and Technology Valley, supported by UNESCO, ISESCO and OIC, as a single space with a unique environment uniting scientists and entrepreneurs, will become a model of a new method of science management, focused on commercialization of scientific developments and based on the principles of scientific self-government and economic self-sufficiency, which will attract investment, give a powerful impetus to the development of science and technology and, in general, increase the level of higher education.

     The digital campus of KazNU is: an information and communication platform, with a developed transport communication highway for data transmission; a single entry point into a single information and educational environment for access to key information resources and services of a scientific and educational nature; integrated security system at the level of IT resources and IT infrastructure. The IT infrastructure of KazNU is a system of integrated and interconnected functioning of the University’s automated information technologies: data processing center (DPC); computer network topology "star with an intellectual center" (256 subnets); 100% coverage by wifi network; Information security system; server infrastructure clustering based on virtualization and cloud technologies; modernization of computing resources of computer classes based on modern cloud technologies; modernization of the computer equipment park, and technical and technological equipment of the classroom fund; corporate centralized system of corridor printing in the online / offline mode; situational monitoring center: intelligent video surveillance system and access control system; online video conferencing, distance learning systems, Global-classroom; University IP-TV and online broadcasting information content.

    Today KazNU educates young people - the patriots of their country, who will determine the future of Kazakhstan tomorrow. The principle of social partnership is actively implemented in KazNU and it defines the self­regulating nature of the relationship among the team members. On the basis of this principle, the students, along with the faculty and university administration act as equal partners, participating in all university processes and sharing responsibility for the achievement of common goals.

    As one of the mechanisms on partnership relations management, there are realized the most important documents at the university as  Code of Corporate Culture of the faculty and staff, code of honor of KazNU students, Regulating on KazNU teaching staff and students.

    The University has a Committee of Youth Organizations, an association of all student organizations and interest clubs. The club forms of working with students allow channeling the energy of students in a positive direction. Such activity is widely used in the best universities in the world, and today is being promoted in KazNU. There are 250 students' clubs functioning at KazNU and more than half of the students of the university are actively involved in their work. These are patriotic clubs, professional and scientific clubs, amateur clubs, sports clubs, school leadership, social and educational ones.

    At the beginning of the academic year, a "Fair of organizations" is held for students of KazNU.

    The Student Bureau of the Bologna Process is an organization that is engaged in protecting students' rights and providing support in solving academic problems. The priority for the organization is the trust of students. Bureau strives to organize a policy of openness for comments and suggestions concerning the quality of education in the university.

     Public association "Trade union of students "Sunkar" is a voluntary, self-reliant, independent, fixed and the individual member of a public non-governmental association established based on free will and professional interests of the citizens for the realization of the rights and legitimate interests: timely payment stipulated by the law of scholarships and grants; creation of a healthy and safe learning environment work; creation of conditions for creative and productive work and learning; creating opportunities for health care, treatment and rest, to improve living conditions; provision of employment policy.

    The Senate of KazNU is an organization uniting advanced, creative, patriotic young people and innovative social projects. The purpose of the students' Senate is to represent the interests of students to the university administration, strengthening and improving the image of the University in the interuniversity, national and international levels, the organization of the systematic work and activities in priority functional areas of public life, promote self-fulfillment and the development of managerial skills among students, increasing the effectiveness of the educational process at the university, the formation of active life and citizenship of students, promotion of healthy lifestyles, the organization of systematic work to improve the mechanisms of the student government at the level of the faculty and the university.

    The main objective of the Supreme council of student dormitories keeps order and purity of the hostel, also to arrange actions, (in the sphere of sport, debate on various subjects, entertaining evenings) competitions to interest students and to make life in the hostel brighter and saturated. The Supreme Student Council makes the significant contribution in development of spiritual patriotism in students, their formation, as the responsible person.

    "Komek" is a community of students created on the basis of the university. It has been organizing volunteer work to assist socially vulnerable groups of the population.
    In addition to charity, volunteers also organize sports and cultural events, participate in environmental projects.

    Scientific Student’s Society is a voluntary public organization designed to fully improve students' methodological training, develop their creative thinking and research skills and promote the study of the basics of organizing and conducting research. The scientific work of students is carried out in close connection with the educational process, scientific, innovation and inventive work of the university.

    Student club "Sanaly Urpaq". The objective of the Project is the eradication of corruption in the education system, the formation of an environment of universal rejection of corruption through the education system, patriotic and competitive youth aimed at living in Kazakhstan free of corruption.

    The ART Center of KazNU is a launching pad for the development and improvement of creative cooperation between students. The objectives of the center: to attract attention and stimulate students to develop creative cooperation; to improve the quality of the cultural the environment of the university; support of young creative students; hold events at various levels.

    The youth organization «Jas Otan» supports the political platform of «Nur Otan» People’s Democratic Party. The goal of the «Jas Otan» is to create a strong and credible political youth organization capable of leading the youth.

    In recent years, KazNU has been claimed as an undisputable leader in the field of students' sports. University students have become repeated winners of Universiades among universities of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Also, they took part and became winners of the Olympic Games, Student Universiades, international competitions and championships and many others.

    Innovative Social Programs carried out in the university are aimed to improve students' life quality, development of moral values and ethical standards.

    The purpose of the project “University outside corruption”: to prevent KazNU. al-Farabi of any corruption phenomena by creating a social environment intolerant to corruption and introducing anti-corruption technologies.

    In the frames of the project «100 books», there was established a unique discussion platform for consideration of a must-read book list for university students.

    The movement "KazNU - GREEN CAMPUS» has gained an enormous breadth which is aimed at supporting of students' environmental initiatives.

    The goal of the project "The Cult of a healthybody" is tofoster a healthy lifestyle culture through the formation of a cult of a healthybeautiful body.









     

    RULES OF ADMISSION

    Al-Farabi KazNU since 2018 has simplified the admission of foreign applicants for bachelor, master and PhD doctoral studies. Applicants are admitted year-round, and admission is carried out 2 times a year 5 days before the start of the semester. Online platform: https://welcome.kaznu.kz/ru/welcome/foreign;

    Thanks to the online system, the time of submission and receipt of documents is significantly reduced, there are no administrative barriers to their registration, there is no need for arrival, which significantly saves money. Another great advantage of the online document reception system allows foreign applicants to apply to the university directly, regardless of their location.

    After submission of documents and successful registration, applicants from countries of near and far abroad receive confirmation and can be enrolled in a university remotely.

    The applicants should register at https://foreign.kaznu.kz/ru/main/reg and get access to the online application form in the “Online Registration” on the section of the Personal Account.

     Only 5 STEPS for admission to our university:

     STEP 1. Online Registration. Register on theportal https://foreign.kaznu.kz/en/main/reg and get access to the online application form in the "OnlineRegistration" section of the Personal Account.

     STEP 2. Fill out the form on your section of the“Personal Account” and submit the required documents:

    1. Copy ofpassport(original after receipt)
    2. A copy of the diploma (with an apostil) + (bring the originalafter receipt)
    3. Transcriptof diploma
    4. Choose a specialty
    5. A copy of the IELTS or TOEFL certificate if available (for graduate andPhD doctoral studies)

     STEP 3. Pass Competitive Selection. Onlineexam. (Interview). For applicants - online interview will be enough. 

     STEP 4. Announcing Results and registration ofa study visa.  After of successful completion of entrance exams, yousubmit the required documents for the Education VISA:

    1. Thedeal of Education contract

    2. Pay ofa deposit of 20% of the total amount of Education payment to the Universityaccount.

    3. Fillout the VISA application form.

    4. Pay theapplication VISA fee - 2000 tenge KZT ≈ $ 6 USD

     STEP 5. Arrival at the university and submissionof documents. After arriving at our university, you will need to provide thefollowing documents (in 3 copies):

    1. Conclusionof education contract (if not yet concluded)

    2.Original documents (diploma + transcript)
    3. Notarized translation of passport and certificate / diploma + transcriptinto Kazakh or Russian (in 3 copies)

    - Bachelordegree (BSc / BA): certificate of secondary education

    - Master (MSc/ MA): Bachelor's Degree

    - PhDDoctoral: Master's degree (original), bachelor's degree (copy notarycertified), certificate of secondary education

    (Diplomasmust be with an apostil)

    Verify thetranslation at the notary of the passport into Kazakh or Russian

    4. Tuitionfees

    5.Certificate (certificate) indicating the absence of HIV infection

    6. Medicalcertificate 086-U

    7. Sixphotos of size 3x4 cm.

     

    Notice: Documents, translations and notarycertification of documents must be in 3 copies.

    In case of problems with registration, please write to the emailaddress: [email protected]

    Education is provided in three languages: Kazakh, Russian and English.If the applicant does not know one of the languages, then automatically isenrolled in thepreparatory faculty

    The university considers successful employment of graduates as the main indicator of the efficiency of its educational activities. In order to ensure competitiveness and demand for KazNU graduates, the university encourages long-term multilateral cooperation with employers for maintaining the relevance of educational programs’ content to demands of the labor market; attracts practical trainers from employers’ community for conducting study sessions, including those taken on the base of external organizations, and for participation in final attestation of graduates.

    To facilitate employment of graduates there is the Career and Professional Development Center, which ensures involvement of employers to conducting various events at the university with the aim of informing students and graduates of KazNU about opportunities for job placement and professional internships.

    Faculties provide constant connection with the labor market through the Councils of Employers, formed of the faculty graduates. The faculty administration determines independently the authority and the activity plan for the Council of Employers, based on current and strategic goals of the faculty.

    Students and graduates of the university have the opportunity to submit their CVs for consideration by potential employers, and to get information about available job proposals through the corporate "Youth and Career" portal.

    About

    Al Farabi Kazakh National University (KazNU) offers 113 bachelor degree programs at 15 faculties, which are among the leaders in the national subject ranking in Kazakhstan. Students can join undergraduate programs in a wide range of disciplines, from the sciences (chemistry, geography, mathematics and physics) through to humanities, law, IR, languages, and journalism. Students can also select from several joint double degree programs with the leading universities from around the world.  The university bachelor degree programs train students to be critical thinkers, well-rounded lifelong learners and future leaders in their specialties. Most of the undergraduate programs of KazNU are accredited by accrediting agencies such as ASIIN, FIBAA, AQ, and ACQUIN.

    Undergraduate international students usually study for four years at the individual faculties. Undergraduate study at KazNU includes lectures, seminars and laboratory work carried out in university faculties and departments. KazNU has no quotas for international admissions and around 10 percent of applicants are international students and the number increases every year.

    The international admission period runs during the summer for the current academic year. International applicants register at the dedicated website, and prospective students must pass foreign language test in advance.  The application process is broadly the same for international and national students, and the university accepts school qualifications from many different countries.

    Tuition fees are currently set by the university at a very competitive level. The tuition fees do not include accommodation or board.

    All students find themselves in an innovative educational environment and they have access to the specialized libraries and computer facilities including access to
    KazNU’s super-computer as well as to the university technopark, business incubator and startup seed capital provided by the university, businesses and other entities in the country. Every year university students can study in the world’s leading universities within the framework of “Academic mobility” program or join international summer schools.




    Al-Farabi KazNU covers a wide spectrum of fundamental and applied research which are conducted at 8 research institutes, 25 centers, 2 National Level Labs and in Regional Technopark. In 2019 the university plans to install a supercomputer – the largest in the Central Asian region. 

    At the present time Al-Farabi KazNU is an intellectual corporation with a scientific and innovative infrastructure, meeting to advanced world analogues and consisting of 16 faculties, 8 research institutes, including the Center of Physico-Chemical Methods of Research and Analysis, the Science and Technology Park, and the National Nanotechnology Open Laboratory, more than 20 institutes and research centers of socio-humanitarian profile, the Business Incubator, the Commercialization Office and small innovative enterprises.

    Having a well-developed scientific and innovative infrastructure, KazNU has achieved significant success in implementing the principle “from idea to commercialization of product”, requiring new development models from universities.

    The university successfully operates the Cluster of engineering and high technologies, which includes the Science and Technology Park, the Center for Process Innovations and the Center for “Green Technologies”. One of the current areas of the cluster is an activity of the laboratory for creation of artificial satellites and design and launch of small satellites, the result of which was the launch of the Kazakh nanosatellites “Al-Farabi-1” and “Al-Farabi-2” into space, which were created on the basis of the university.

    Together with the Scientific Research Institute of Aerospace Information of the Academy of Sciences of the People's Republic of China, the Center for Remote Sensing of the Earth with a virtual receiving station was created on the basis of KazNU for the first time in Kazakhstan, in order to carry out aerial and satellite surveys, spectrometry and hyperspectral imaging, etc.

    Realizing the idea of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan N. Nazarbayev, the university continues to work on the creation of the international IT-technology park "Alliance of Universities of the New Silk Road" according to the Silicon Valley model. In September 2019, important interstate documents were signed between the Governments of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the PRC, including an agreement on cooperation to provide KazNU with a supercomputer included in the TOP-500 in computing power as the Government grant of the PRC.

    In the year of celebrating the 1150th anniversary of the great thinker Al-Farabi, with the approval of Elbasy N.A. Nazarbayev and the support of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan K.-Zh. Tokaev, the project on creation the Al-Farabi Scientific and Technological Valley was launched on the basis of KazNU, where the IT-Technopark, Innovation and Biomedical Clusters, laboratories, pilot plants and design bureaus will be located in the territory of more than 85 hectares.

    The project of the Al-Farabi Science and Technology Valley, supported by UNESCO, ISESCO and OIC, as a single space with a unique environment uniting scientists and entrepreneurs, will become a model of a new method of science management, focused on commercialization of scientific developments and based on the principles of scientific self-government and economic self-sufficiency, which will attract investment, give a powerful impetus to the development of science and technology and, in general, increase the level of higher education.

     The digital campus of KazNU is: an information and communication platform, with a developed transport communication highway for data transmission; a single entry point into a single information and educational environment for access to key information resources and services of a scientific and educational nature; integrated security system at the level of IT resources and IT infrastructure. The IT infrastructure of KazNU is a system of integrated and interconnected functioning of the University’s automated information technologies: data processing center (DPC); computer network topology "star with an intellectual center" (256 subnets); 100% coverage by wifi network; Information security system; server infrastructure clustering based on virtualization and cloud technologies; modernization of computing resources of computer classes based on modern cloud technologies; modernization of the computer equipment park, and technical and technological equipment of the classroom fund; corporate centralized system of corridor printing in the online / offline mode; situational monitoring center: intelligent video surveillance system and access control system; online video conferencing, distance learning systems, Global-classroom; University IP-TV and online broadcasting information content.

    Today KazNU educates young people - the patriots of their country, who will determine the future of Kazakhstan tomorrow. The principle of social partnership is actively implemented in KazNU and it defines the self­regulating nature of the relationship among the team members. On the basis of this principle, the students, along with the faculty and university administration act as equal partners, participating in all university processes and sharing responsibility for the achievement of common goals.

    As one of the mechanisms on partnership relations management, there are realized the most important documents at the university as  Code of Corporate Culture of the faculty and staff, code of honor of KazNU students, Regulating on KazNU teaching staff and students.

    The University has a Committee of Youth Organizations, an association of all student organizations and interest clubs. The club forms of working with students allow channeling the energy of students in a positive direction. Such activity is widely used in the best universities in the world, and today is being promoted in KazNU. There are 250 students' clubs functioning at KazNU and more than half of the students of the university are actively involved in their work. These are patriotic clubs, professional and scientific clubs, amateur clubs, sports clubs, school leadership, social and educational ones.

    At the beginning of the academic year, a "Fair of organizations" is held for students of KazNU.

    The Student Bureau of the Bologna Process is an organization that is engaged in protecting students' rights and providing support in solving academic problems. The priority for the organization is the trust of students. Bureau strives to organize a policy of openness for comments and suggestions concerning the quality of education in the university.

     Public association "Trade union of students "Sunkar" is a voluntary, self-reliant, independent, fixed and the individual member of a public non-governmental association established based on free will and professional interests of the citizens for the realization of the rights and legitimate interests: timely payment stipulated by the law of scholarships and grants; creation of a healthy and safe learning environment work; creation of conditions for creative and productive work and learning; creating opportunities for health care, treatment and rest, to improve living conditions; provision of employment policy.

    The Senate of KazNU is an organization uniting advanced, creative, patriotic young people and innovative social projects. The purpose of the students' Senate is to represent the interests of students to the university administration, strengthening and improving the image of the University in the interuniversity, national and international levels, the organization of the systematic work and activities in priority functional areas of public life, promote self-fulfillment and the development of managerial skills among students, increasing the effectiveness of the educational process at the university, the formation of active life and citizenship of students, promotion of healthy lifestyles, the organization of systematic work to improve the mechanisms of the student government at the level of the faculty and the university.

    The main objective of the Supreme council of student dormitories keeps order and purity of the hostel, also to arrange actions, (in the sphere of sport, debate on various subjects, entertaining evenings) competitions to interest students and to make life in the hostel brighter and saturated. The Supreme Student Council makes the significant contribution in development of spiritual patriotism in students, their formation, as the responsible person.

    "Komek" is a community of students created on the basis of the university. It has been organizing volunteer work to assist socially vulnerable groups of the population.
    In addition to charity, volunteers also organize sports and cultural events, participate in environmental projects.

    Scientific Student’s Society is a voluntary public organization designed to fully improve students' methodological training, develop their creative thinking and research skills and promote the study of the basics of organizing and conducting research. The scientific work of students is carried out in close connection with the educational process, scientific, innovation and inventive work of the university.

    Student club "Sanaly Urpaq". The objective of the Project is the eradication of corruption in the education system, the formation of an environment of universal rejection of corruption through the education system, patriotic and competitive youth aimed at living in Kazakhstan free of corruption.

    The ART Center of KazNU is a launching pad for the development and improvement of creative cooperation between students. The objectives of the center: to attract attention and stimulate students to develop creative cooperation; to improve the quality of the cultural the environment of the university; support of young creative students; hold events at various levels.

    The youth organization «Jas Otan» supports the political platform of «Nur Otan» People’s Democratic Party. The goal of the «Jas Otan» is to create a strong and credible political youth organization capable of leading the youth.

    In recent years, KazNU has been claimed as an undisputable leader in the field of students' sports. University students have become repeated winners of Universiades among universities of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Also, they took part and became winners of the Olympic Games, Student Universiades, international competitions and championships and many others.

    Innovative Social Programs carried out in the university are aimed to improve students' life quality, development of moral values and ethical standards.

    The purpose of the project “University outside corruption”: to prevent KazNU. al-Farabi of any corruption phenomena by creating a social environment intolerant to corruption and introducing anti-corruption technologies.

    In the frames of the project «100 books», there was established a unique discussion platform for consideration of a must-read book list for university students.

    The movement "KazNU - GREEN CAMPUS» has gained an enormous breadth which is aimed at supporting of students' environmental initiatives.

    The goal of the project "The Cult of a healthybody" is tofoster a healthy lifestyle culture through the formation of a cult of a healthybeautiful body.









     

    RULES OF ADMISSION

    Al-Farabi KazNU since 2018 has simplified the admission of foreign applicants for bachelor, master and PhD doctoral studies. Applicants are admitted year-round, and admission is carried out 2 times a year 5 days before the start of the semester. Online platform: https://welcome.kaznu.kz/ru/welcome/foreign;

    Thanks to the online system, the time of submission and receipt of documents is significantly reduced, there are no administrative barriers to their registration, there is no need for arrival, which significantly saves money. Another great advantage of the online document reception system allows foreign applicants to apply to the university directly, regardless of their location.

    After submission of documents and successful registration, applicants from countries of near and far abroad receive confirmation and can be enrolled in a university remotely.

    The applicants should register at https://foreign.kaznu.kz/ru/main/reg and get access to the online application form in the “Online Registration” on the section of the Personal Account.

     Only 5 STEPS for admission to our university:

     STEP 1. Online Registration. Register on theportal https://foreign.kaznu.kz/en/main/reg and get access to the online application form in the "OnlineRegistration" section of the Personal Account.

     STEP 2. Fill out the form on your section of the“Personal Account” and submit the required documents:

    1. Copy ofpassport(original after receipt)
    2. A copy of the diploma (with an apostil) + (bring the originalafter receipt)
    3. Transcriptof diploma
    4. Choose a specialty
    5. A copy of the IELTS or TOEFL certificate if available (for graduate andPhD doctoral studies)

     STEP 3. Pass Competitive Selection. Onlineexam. (Interview). For applicants - online interview will be enough. 

     STEP 4. Announcing Results and registration ofa study visa.  After of successful completion of entrance exams, yousubmit the required documents for the Education VISA:

    1. Thedeal of Education contract

    2. Pay ofa deposit of 20% of the total amount of Education payment to the Universityaccount.

    3. Fillout the VISA application form.

    4. Pay theapplication VISA fee - 2000 tenge KZT ≈ $ 6 USD

     STEP 5. Arrival at the university and submissionof documents. After arriving at our university, you will need to provide thefollowing documents (in 3 copies):

    1. Conclusionof education contract (if not yet concluded)

    2.Original documents (diploma + transcript)
    3. Notarized translation of passport and certificate / diploma + transcriptinto Kazakh or Russian (in 3 copies)

    - Bachelordegree (BSc / BA): certificate of secondary education

    - Master (MSc/ MA): Bachelor's Degree

    - PhDDoctoral: Master's degree (original), bachelor's degree (copy notarycertified), certificate of secondary education

    (Diplomasmust be with an apostil)

    Verify thetranslation at the notary of the passport into Kazakh or Russian

    4. Tuitionfees

    5.Certificate (certificate) indicating the absence of HIV infection

    6. Medicalcertificate 086-U

    7. Sixphotos of size 3x4 cm.

     

    Notice: Documents, translations and notarycertification of documents must be in 3 copies.

    In case of problems with registration, please write to the emailaddress: [email protected]

    Education is provided in three languages: Kazakh, Russian and English.If the applicant does not know one of the languages, then automatically isenrolled in thepreparatory faculty

    The university considers successful employment of graduates as the main indicator of the efficiency of its educational activities. In order to ensure competitiveness and demand for KazNU graduates, the university encourages long-term multilateral cooperation with employers for maintaining the relevance of educational programs’ content to demands of the labor market; attracts practical trainers from employers’ community for conducting study sessions, including those taken on the base of external organizations, and for participation in final attestation of graduates.

    To facilitate employment of graduates there is the Career and Professional Development Center, which ensures involvement of employers to conducting various events at the university with the aim of informing students and graduates of KazNU about opportunities for job placement and professional internships.

    Faculties provide constant connection with the labor market through the Councils of Employers, formed of the faculty graduates. The faculty administration determines independently the authority and the activity plan for the Council of Employers, based on current and strategic goals of the faculty.

    Students and graduates of the university have the opportunity to submit their CVs for consideration by potential employers, and to get information about available job proposals through the corporate "Youth and Career" portal.

    University highlights

    Al-Farabi Kazakh National University is one of the top Public universities in Almaty, Kazakhstan. It is ranked #165 in QS Global World Rankings 2021.

    QS World University Rankings

    • 2012
      #390
    • 2013
      #=299
    • 2014
      #=305
    • 2015
      #=275
    • 2016
      #236
    • 2018
      #=236
    • 2019
      #220
    • 2020
      #207
    • 2021
      #165

    Ranking criteria

    46.9
    Overall
    42
    Academic Reputation
    63.1
    Employer Reputation
    98.2
    Faculty Student Ratio
    1.4
    Citations per Faculty
    42
    International Faculty Ratio
    30.7
    International Students Ratio

    Student & Staff

    Total students
    22,021

    20%
    80%

    International students
    3,262

    11%
    89%

    Total faculty staff
    4,156

    732
    3424

    Total students
    22,021

    20%
    80%

    International students
    3,262

    11%
    89%

    Total faculty staff
    4,156

    3424
    732
    2021
    QS Stars is a rating system that helps you select the right university based on your interests. It provides a detailed look at an institution, identifying which universities rate highest in the specific topics that matter to you, like facilities, graduate employability, social responsibility, inclusiveness, and more.

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