East Kazakhstan State Technical University named after D. Serikbayev (EKSTU) was founded in 1958.
D. Serikbayev EKSTU is the leading regional university. In 2013 it was on the 7th place among the technical universities of Kazakhstan. Yearly ten bachelor’s programs won the first places in the national ranking of educational programs.
EKSTU is a full member of the International Association of the universities.
In June, 2014, 20 educational programs were accredited for 5 years at the meeting of Accreditation Council of Independent Kazakhstan Agency on Quality Assurance in Education (IKAQAE). The University offers educational programs for the Bachelor, Master and Doctor degrees in areas: Arts & Humanities; Engineering & IT; Natural Sciences; Social Sciences.
Same educational programs Ba and Ma passed specialized accreditation and were certified by the European Network for Accreditation of Engineering Education (ENAEE). These programs were awarded the "European quality label» (EUR-ACE ® Label).
Strategic partners of the EKSTU are Akita University(Japan), Technical University of Munich (Germany), Otto von Guericke University (Germany), Hoseo University (South Korea), University of Wroclaw (Poland), Lublin University of Technology (Poland), Robert Gordon University (UK), Moscow Institute of Steel and Alloys, JEOL Company (Japan), Interactive Corporation (Japan), Micromine (Australia).