Study in Kazakhstan
Though still an emerging destination for international study, Kazakhstan and its universities are fast claiming a place on the higher education map.
Here we take a look at the country’s progress in establishing itself as a regional study hub for Central Asia, and what prospective international students need to know about universities in Kazakhstan, local life and the application process.
There are approximately 150 universities in Kazakhstan, many located in former capital Almaty and current capital Astana. Eight universities in Kazakhstan are featured in the QS World University Rankings® 2016/17, of which the four highest entries are: Al-Farabi Kazakh National University (KazNU), L. N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University, Kazakh National Technical University named after K.I.Satpaevand Kazakh National Pedagogical University named after Abay.
Universities in Kazakhstan award three levels of degree:
bachelor’s (four years), master’s (two years) and doctoral (five years). The country joined the European Higher Education Area in 2011, and is participating in the Bologna Process, which aims to standardize higher education provision and principles across the area.
South Kazakhstan Medical Academy
It is a government government research university which is located in the city ‘Shymkent’ in Kazakhstan. The university has best faculty. University’s mission is to provide friendly environment. The university was established in 1979. The university is recognized by the Ministry of Education and Science, Kazakhstan. South Kazakhstan State Medical Academy is a coeducational higher education institution. This is one of the best universities in the Shymkent region of Kazakhstan.